Category Archives: Word Work / Phonics

Teaching Phonics to Students with Dyslexia: My Interview with Becky from SMART ALEC Resources

Teaching Phonics to Students with Dyslexia: My Interview with Becky from SMART ALEC Resources

Have you ever suspected that one of your students has dyslexia or some type of reading disability? Today’s post is all about supporting these students during phonics and word work activities! Recently, I’ve been learning a lot more about interventions for students with dyslexia. But I’m definitely not an expert or a special education teacher,…Continue Reading

How to Help K-2 Students Transfer Their Word Work Learning to Their Reading and Writing

How to Help K-2 Students Transfer Their Word Work Learning to Their Reading and Writing

“They can spell the words during word study, but then it doesn’t transfer!” Have you found yourself saying this before? If you’re like me, you’ve seen students appear to have mastered a spelling pattern or word family during phonics/word study…but then they spell it incorrectly in their writing. Or they don’t use that knowledge in…Continue Reading