Research shows that concept training helps students transfer their learning about one vowel or structure to another without specific instructions on the new one. The training strategies of Concept Phonics™ enable almost all beginning readers to transfer their early learning to the more advanced skills needed for general reading. They also make the structures easy and fun!
Children and adults with decoding disabilities vary greatly in what they know, in the processing characteristics that allow them to learn the alphabet code, and in what they need to be successful outside of a remedial setting. A one-
in sequencing the skills taught, allowing student programs to be truly individualized.
Concept Phonics™ uses pictures and easy activities to teach vowel-
Often children learn the decoding system well enough to decode almost any word, but they can’t read their school books and they won’t even read their favorite books independently. Reading is just too exhausting because the skills have not become automatic! Concept Phonics™ includes specific materials and techniques to develop decoding automaticity.
Reading is based on a code with rules about how the symbols of our alphabet represent sounds. Spelling is taught using both sound-
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The complete Concept Phonics™ set includes these 12 items.
– The Sounds and Spelling Patterns of English, knowledge base of the program
[For more information about any item, just click on its picture.]
“Concept Phonics is imbued with authenticity — it’s been field tested and refined for years, so the advice for teachers is practical, clear, and to the point. Dr. Phyllis Fischer is an expert who has given us an excellent program for teaching children how to read and spell.”
Louisa Moats, Ed.D., Director,
NICHD Early Interventions Project
More about Concept Phonics™:
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Linda C., Mount Olive, AL
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