“Effective spelling instruction teaches children to read.Richard Gentry, Author of Spelling Connections: A Word Study Approach
What is the result of not doing explicit Word Study for Spelling & Automatic Word Reading?
Over two decades of horrible reading scores.
Goals of the Spelling Workshop
Learn what are brain words & How the reading brain works
Discover the essentional and foundational role of spelling for reading
Leave with science-based practices from the latest cognitive science and
Make connections (specific exercises)
Build a Reading/Writing Dictionary in each child’s brain