What every teacher should know
Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
To develop a stronger understanding of effective spelling instruction, try the exercise below, read the recommended articles, and watch our Launching Young Readers program, Writing and Spelling.
Look at a student's writing. Identify which stage the writer is in.
Watch Writing and Spelling, a 30-minute program from our Launching Young Readers series.
Dr. Louisa Moats, an expert in the area of improving literacy and elementary education, discusses how nonsense words can help students learn word structure.