Posts Tagged ‘literacy’

Phonological Awareness 2: Sounds of Syllables

Written by Donna Botfield on . Posted in Literacy, Phonological Awareness

The ability to recognize that words are made up of discrete sounds and that these sounds can be changed is essential to success in learning to read (Lundberg, Frost, & Petersen, 1988; Hoffman, Cunningham, Cunningham, & Yopp, 1998)

This article is second in our series of articles on Phonological Awareness.  We discuss the important reading skill of syllabification (breaking words into syllables) and details some strategies we implement to teach this skill and  you may like to try at home Read our first post about phonological awareness: rhyme time – HERE

Climbing the phonological ladder of success

What will my child learn in the EDSpecially4U School Readiness Program?

Written by Donna Botfield on . Posted in About Us, School Readiness

The EDSpecially4U School Readiness program provides:

Cognitive Readiness for School

The ED Specially 4U school readiness program exposes students to the pre-academic skills which will assist your child to have a confident HEAD START to school. Confidence is developed by way of  an introduction to the sounds/letters and numbers concepts which will be taught at school.

Our program engages the students in FUN, colourful and motivating activities, games and learning resources.

The EDSpecially4U Philosophy

Written by Donna Botfield on . Posted in About Us

ED Specially 4U aims to inspire young children to have a passion to learn from the early years

EDSpecially4u enjoys introducing students to a FUN learning environment using motivating programs and hands-on learning resources which encourage passion for learning and success in learning

At EDSpecially4U we believe that all students can learn. We enjoy and are proud to present learning programs that encourage SUCCESS even when other programs have failed

Learn with Confidence

Confidence at school readiness, develops confidence at school

Small step acquisition of skills in a successful and supportive learning environment develops confidence at school

 

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