Orthographic Processing

A Guest Post by Dr. Nancy Mather Orthographic processing includes the ability to form and retrieve images of individual letters, spelling patterns, and the words of our language both accurately and rapidly. This type of processing includes memory for letter...
Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

When we teach children to read, the ultimate goal is for them to be able to read independently, fluently, and be able to learn from what they have read. After all, this is what we mean when as readers we say we are going to read something. We don’t mean that we are...
Vocabulary Development

Vocabulary Development

I find it fascinating how the human mind works and is able to learn new things and allows us to learn about countless topics. One of the key factors that allow us to do this is that our vocabulary. Vocabulary plays a huge role in our ability to understand concepts,...
#morphememonday: September 7, 2020

#morphememonday: September 7, 2020

Happy #morphememonday everyone! I hope you are doing well and staying safe. This week we are focusing on Latin morphemes. If you are wanting more information about what morphemes are you should refer to this introductory post.  Origin: Latin Definition: below, beneath...
#morphememonday: prefix-col

#morphememonday: prefix-col

Happy #morphememonday everyone! I hope you are doing well and enjoyed your weekend. This week we will be focusing on a Latin prefix and root and an Old English suffix.   Origin: Latin Definition: with, together Examples: collegiate, collateral, colloquialism, collate,...
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