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Teaching and Learning

What We Know
About Spelling

Spelling proficiency supports reading (Moats, 2005, 2006). Toggle to Spelling in our Reading Wheel. Read More

What We Do to Teach Spelling

One way to support the spelling-decoding connection is to do phoneme-grapheme mapping. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it OK to encourage my young students to use inventive spelling in their writing? Read More


Recommended Reading

Malatesha Joshi, R., et al. How words cast their spell. American Educator, 6-16, 42, 43. READ MORE

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Empower your practice with Literacy How-To! Link what we know about learning to read (research) to what we do in the classroom. Explore the NEW
Literacy How
Reading Wheel