Is Poor Spelling A Sign Of A Disability
Phonics | Reading | Teaching | Teaching English | TEFL

Is Poor Spelling A Sign Of A Disability

I am sure you have often heard many parents and teachers saying “he can’t spell” or “she is a poor speller,” or you might have received a card or a note from an adult with some spelling mistakes, and you think, “Surely by now, they would have learnt how to spell”!   So what are the…

Are Nonsense Words Useful For Teaching Decoding?
ESL | Phonics | Reading | Teaching | Teaching English | TEFL

Are Nonsense Words Useful For Teaching Decoding?

Phonics, although by any means, not a new concept, has moved from being a buzz word to a mainstay of kindergarten, primary and ESL classrooms all over the world. With the increased focus on phonics and decoding skills there has also been an increase in testing. (isn’t there always!) With that nonsense words have made…