Buy-in's, Research & Tricks to Motivate Students

Posted by Brainspring on 24th Jun 2021

I teach Structures in small groups and receive frequent questions regarding motivating students. How can you get a student struggling with reading, likely hates reading, and who has been in interventi … read more

Multisensory Monday: Sight Word Activities!

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Jun 2021

Sight words are familiar words that are recognized and not sounded out. They often occur in books and reading materials. These words can be difficult to sound out and spell, so it is best to memorize … read more

Multisensory Monday: Prefix Bingo!

Posted by Brainspring on 7th Jun 2021

Prefixes are added to a root word to change the meaning of the word. Each prefix has a different context. When students learn the purpose of each prefix, they can understand the importance of various … read more

Oh, Where, Oh Where Have the Nursery Rhymes Gone?

Posted by Brainspring on 27th May 2021

Nursery rhymes have traditionally played a big part in growing up for centuries. Initially, rhymes were used to share news from hamlet to hamlet. Unfortunately, today's children have little exposure t … read more

Multisensory Monday: Hop into Literacy Skills!

Posted by Brainspring on 24th May 2021

Once upon a time, hopscotch was a popular playground game. Nowadays, it seems like many kids do not play it. Let's change this and add in some phonemic awareness skills!Here are a few simple activitie … read more