Mastering the Vocabulary
One common problem is mastering the vocabulary behind reading. Words like syllable, vowel, and consonant are abstract terms for many young learners and without an understanding of and recognition of these distinctions, students build their knowledge on a weak foundation.
How Can You Teach the Terms in a Multisensory Fashion?
The last two weeks, I video taped a couple sessions with one of my students and then created a short YouTube video. In these lessons, we tapped into all 12 ways of learning and as you can she, her enthusiasm is contagious. The process addressed the following modalities:
- Direct Experience
- Indirect Experience
Here is a link to our YouTube video or view is below. I hope you enjoy it and also integrate the ideas into your own lessons.
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Dr. Erica Warren is the author, illustrator and publisher of multi-sensory educational materials at Good Sensory Learning and Dyslexia Materials. She is also the director of Learning to Learn, in Ossining, NY.
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