Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Reading by Whole Word Recognition

I asked a query recently on a literacy forum about letter recognition, as my understanding was it is the first step to reading. This lead to a whole lot of new discoveries. One is the ‘whole word recognition’ concept.
Helena Rogers, and expert in this method, provides resources on her site, www.reading revival.com, here’s what she has [...]

Reading Methods for Children

I’ve been delving into literacy resources, as my daughter approaches ‘traditional’ reading ready age, and found a few really interesting concepts out there.
Here’s a summary of a couple of the sites I found interesting:
http://icanreadsongs.org – Learning using songs as an anchor.
http://www.newparadigmreading.com – Letter recognition using kinetics (hand signals that match the sound, for example [...]

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