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How the Components of the Nellie Edge ABC Phonics Program Fit Together for Kindergarten Mastery Part-2

April 13, 2017

Step-by-Step Strategies for ABC Phonics Mastery in Kindergarten: A Proven Teaching Progression for Optimum Learning (2017)

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How the Components of the Nellie Edge ABC Phonics Program Fit Together for Kindergarten Mastery

March 31, 2017

Step-by-Step Strategies for ABC Phonics Mastery in Kindergarten: A Proven Teaching Progression for Optimum Learning (2017)

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10 Reasons to Teach Fingerspelling in Kindergarten

November 17, 2016

Fingerspelling helps the brain remember letters and sounds: It becomes the memory hook to ABC/Phonics mastery. Fingerspelling will enhance the effectiveness of any ABC/Phonics program.

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Discover the Power of Signing Songs for All Children’s Literacy

October 20, 2016

Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!” Preventing reading failure and building the reading and writing brain…

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Weekly Focus: Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs, Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!”

October 13, 2016

Accelerate ABC/Phonics Mastery with Songs Fingerspelling, Handwriting, and “Heart Words!” Preventing reading failure and building the reading and writing brain…

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Begin the Year with 3 Best Practices to Grow Your Kindergarten Writers

August 4, 2016

What Do ABC Phonics, Handwriting, and Word Work Look Like in Kindergarten? The references mentioned in this Weekly Focus Blog are Nellie Edge Online Seminars, Kindergarten Writing and the Common Core  by Nellie Edge, Kindergarten Handwriting Page, ABC Phonics Page, and Sight Words page. For the first month of school, our focus is to build […]

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ABC Phonics Literacy Gift

May 7, 2016

ABC Phonics: Sing, Sign, and Read! Family Reference Chart Turn this Family Reference Chart into refrigerator art! Consider laminating each chart and attaching with magnetic tape: Parents love this gift. Our ABC Phonics: Sing, Sign, and Read! program makes it easy for parents to be partners in ABC and phonics learning. The quality online instructional […]

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Meeting the Challenge of High Common Core Standards:

May 7, 2016

Take Advantage of How the Brain Learns Best!   Why We Use Sign Language and Fingerspelling Signing Songs and Fingerspelling Accelerates Early Literacy Skills. Signing songs and manual fingerspelling engage the whole child in joyful learning. They add a kinesthetic memory connection for acquiring new skills and develop the small muscles necessary for writing.  Singing and signing […]

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