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A child looking at a teacher with a flashcard

Research Article of the Month: February 2024

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Erbeli et al. (2024) examine the optimal amount of phonemic awareness instruction for kindergarten through first-grade students.
Speech-language pathologist working with a child

Research Article of the Month: November 2023

Thursday, November 30, 2023
This meta-analysis by Rehfeld et al. (2022) uncovers the effects of phonemic awareness instruction for students suspected of having a reading disability.
Students in a classroom smile while listening to teacher teach nonsense words

Identifying Phonological Working Memory Struggles and Intervening With Instruction

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Proficiency with phonological working memory is a part of developing other literacy skills.
ABCs for alphabet instruction with pictures of an Apple, a Baby, and a Cat

The ABCs of Alphabet Instruction

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Things students should know about letters and why it is important that they know them for reading development.
Teacher giving Alphabetic Knowledge instruction to a small group of young and engaged students in a classroom

Research Brief: Decontextualized Alphabetic Knowledge Instruction Produces Positive Results

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Findings suggest a systematic approach to teaching this prerequisite skill for decoding and writing.
Girl writing in a classroom using a word box

Teaching Letter-Sound Correspondences and Syllable Types for Word Identification

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Teach students to use a word box to practice letter-sound correspondences or syllables for decoding words.