TRT Podcast#69: What you need to know about Orton-Gillingham What IS Orton-Gillingham anyway? Is it backed by research? What do critics have to say? We'll answer these questions and more in today's episode. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript A complete look at IMSE's OG Method For brevity's sake, I did not include all lesson components in the podcast episode. Get the full IMSE lesson ... Read More
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TRT Podcast#68: What does phonics have to do with reading comprehension? What does phonics have to do with comprehension? A lot! We lay it all out in this episode. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources Scholastic article: How Phonics Contributes to Reading Success Reading Horizons article: How Does Phonics Impact Reading Comprehension? ... Read More
TRT Podcast#67: Do's and don'ts for teaching phonics Should we teach letter sounds before letter names? Do kids need to learn syllable division rules? We'll examine it all in this episode, the first in our new series about teaching phonics. Listen to the episode here Full episode transcript Related resources What order should you teach phonics skills? Blog post Scope and sequence for teaching phonics ... Read More
TRT Podcast#66: Reaction to Fountas & Pinnell #10 - Do Fountas and Pinnell REALLY want teachers to educate themselves? Fountas and Pinnell claim that administrators need to prioritize ongoing professional learning for teachers. But what happens when these teachers find out that what they're learning contradicts Fountas and Pinnell's approach? Listen to the episode here Full episode ... Read More
TRT Podcast#65: Response to Fountas & Pinnell #9 - Do teachers know best? Fountas and Pinnell tell us that no literacy program can take the place of a teacher's expertise. And they're right! But expertise comes from knowledge, and that knowledge is not innate. In this episode I'll share online courses that will improve your understanding of the science of reading. Listen to the episode here Full ... Read More
TRT Podcast#64: Reaction to Fountas & Pinnell #8 - Is structured literacy responsive? Fountas and Pinnell are proud to describe their approach as responsive; rather than follow a script, they make observations and tailor their instruction to meet individual needs. They insinuate that more structured programs don't allow teachers to adjust for individual students. Is that a correct assumption? Is structured ... Read More