Too many students are crying themselves to sleep because they can’t read. Sadly the problem is not them. it’s also not their parents, their teachers or their administrators. The problem is the approach. Change the approach and you will change their performance outcomes in terms of vocabulary, expressive fluency, comprehension and confidence.
Research Fact #1. Some students just don’t get phonics. They become stuck at skills. They sound words out with little or no comprehension. They are visual learners stuck in an auditory approach.