3 Reasons Phonics Teaches Kids to Read Quickly

Why is it important to teach kids to read quickly? For starters, based on findings by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) – also known as the nation’s report card – 63% of fourth graders read below grade level. Students who don’t read successfully,...

Best 5 Ways to Teach Phonics to First Graders

Phonics skills are the building blocks when learning to read. Simply put, phonics is how you pair written symbols to their specific sounds. As you read this, you hear the sounds and pairs or groups of sounds in your head. It might come intuitively to adults, but for...