Teaching Phonics

“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”Albert Einstein

The fact is that there are no meaningful explanations for why letters make the many sounds that they do, which makes them hard to learn and even harder to teach. But what if we could change the facts? What if there were perfectly logical explanations for WHY letters do what they do?  Now there are.

“I have been an elementary grade teacher for more years than I can count and these strategies are more useful to me and more beneficial to my students than anything I have ever brought back to my classroom! Thank you for revitalizing my year!”
—Carolyn, Second Grade Teacher