What is Phonemic Awareness all about?
Speaker: Don McCabe, Noted Author of
To Teach a Dyslexic
Patterns of English Spelling
Participants will learn:
What phonemic awareness is and is not.
That nearly 100% of the audience will fail to be
aware of one or more phonemes when McCabe plays one short word on a tape recorder. Only
after the word has been written will the participants be able to hear all the phonemes.
The Difference between Phonics and Phonemics and
That most criticism of the way phonics is currently being
taught has some truth in it. Most phonic programs have serious flaws.
To identify the five types of English spellings: The
simple, the fancy, the insane, the tricky, and the scrunched up.
What most students never learn unless they're
taught, including many of the gifted.
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