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Be a Smart Cookie! A Differentiated Sight Word Fluency System

Be a Smart Cookie! A Differentiated Sight Word Fluency System

Are you looking for a method to Improve sight Word Fluency while using differentiated sight word lists? I know what is holding you back…it’s work.  I won’t lie and say that it was easy coming up with this system.  It took me a few years.  […]

Our Interactive Gumball Phonics™ Notebook

Our Interactive Gumball Phonics™ Notebook

As Adults: Not many of us enjoy a challenge. Not many of us embrace unfamiliar territory. Many of us are creatures of habit and find security staying in our comfort zone.  Yet, as adults when we do encounter challenges, we work through them because we […]

Gumball Phonics™: A Unique Color-coded Phonics Approach

Gumball Phonics™: A Unique Color-coded Phonics Approach

Gumball Phonics™ is a unique color-coded phonics strategy to help young readers and writers DECODE unfamiliar words, rather than GUESS.   This FUN color–coded phonics approach will help your students discriminate between the various phonics and spelling patterns found in words they encounter while reading. […]

The Read to Self THINKmark:  A FREEBIE for you!

The Read to Self THINKmark: A FREEBIE for you!

Are you looking for more opportunities to encourage your students to apply what they have learned from your phonics instruction while they read? Let me share this strategy with you!   We all know that children LOVE to read and be read to! The method […]