Visual and physical chunking

Knowing your syllables is a great strategy to develop reading confidence. In a really wonderful parent/child workshop this weekend we worked out empowering strategies to boost our young reader’s confidence. Confidence is everything to young readers. But you need...

My ‘why’…

Could you look into those eyes and tell him he's a colour, a band, a number? I can’t. What is the nub of truth that keeps me going, the why behind my business and passion? The why behind Love of Literacy is my heart felt belief that children start to see...

My inspiration

#inspiration Meet Finn. Finn is the inspiration behind the Aplhabeasts. He found reading very difficult when he was six and seven. We had to find multi-sensory and kinaesthetic approaches to teach him to read all of the tricky sight words. We used sensory materials to...

#because

Because all children are different. Because all children need different things in a classroom. In life. Because there are many different ways to achieve the same goal. Because learning to write and spell should make you feel good about yourself. Because making letters...