Category Archives: Reading

We’re Back Blogging!

BREAKING NEWS:                                        BREAKING NEWS: Alpha-Phonics blog site is active again. We are offering the best phonics reading instruction program you can … Continue reading

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It’s like a whole school in one book…..Why?

Leading Homeschool curriculum reviewer Mary Pride says:  “…the reasoned explanation of why you should follow classic methods of instruction sets How To Tutor apart. Not a bad price for learning how to teach your child the three R’s from preschool … Continue reading

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Mom teaches her 8 kids to read with one $ 20 Alpha-Phonics

Twenty-three years and one copy of Alpha-Phonics – not a bad run for just $19.95!  Yes, that’s what Alpha-Phonics cost 23 years ago.  We don’t put a dollar value on a person learning to read because we think it’s incalculable, … Continue reading

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Alpha-Phonics in Nigeria

We are continually blessed by the stories that come to us regarding the use of Alpha-Phonics to teach reading, whether to youngsters not even in school yet or kids with special needs.  The following story has been taking shape for … Continue reading

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One Syllable Books

While doing a little research on an upcoming blog topic (translation:  “when looking for something about which to write”), I discovered a form of literature that until now had escaped my notice: the one syllable book. In the early 1800’s … Continue reading

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How to Tutor

It has long been obvious, particularly among caring parents, that public schools often do not have the resources to give every child the attention necessary to successfully learn the basics:  reading, writing, and arithmetic.  Without these fundamental skills, the child  … Continue reading

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Two Good (and short) Reads:

(Ed. note:  While preparing the next Big Post, I’ve come across a couple of  gems from around the Net that I thought would be of interest to you.  I’ll sandwich them in between “Big Posts”  and hope you find them … Continue reading

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Reeding in Amarika

This month the results of the PSAT exam will be delivered to the approximately 3.5 million high school students across the country who took the exam back in October.  The PSAT is a preliminary version of the familiar SATs, and … Continue reading

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