Students with low early literacy skills benefit from a focus on phonics and Phonological Awareness. In combination with whole language instruction, explicit instruction and an appropriate phonics intervention program can help learners develop Decoding, Sight Recognition, and fluency skills.
Watch how a teacher uses the Orton-Gillingham approach, which is highly multisensory, with her whole class. The program uses both hearing and touch to explore letters and their sounds.
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Learn how the Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 app uses reverse phonics with a focus on syllables to foster Phonological Awareness through spelling. Providing a hint button that displays all of the possible letter combinations that make a sound supports a deeper understanding of Phonological Awareness and more complex spelling patterns.