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Is reading an artificially inseminated language experience?

  Reading is an artificially inseminated language experience. Artificial in the sense that the words we are speaking-hearing are not naturally occurring nor are they originating – like thinking or self-talk – within our own minds. Inseminated in the sense that the words we are reading are entering our minds artificially. When we read, our […]

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Embedding Interactive Orthography

Webpages – Articles – Stories – Lessons – Guides – Manuals – Courses – Journals – Blogs – Ezines – Tests – Epubs – Surveys – Assessments – Newsletters – Advertisements – Announcements. QUESTION 1: If people with lower literacy skills or limited English could read your content would they enjoy or benefit from doing so? QUESTION […]

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How Do Kids Learn to Read? What the Science DOESN’T Say!

  The following is a response to Ed Week’s October 2nd 2019 article:  How Do Kids Learn to Read? What the Science Says by Schwartz, Sarah and Sparks, Sarah D.  http://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/how-do-kids-learn-to-read.html MORE OF THE SAME Everything about this article (and the “Science of Reading” in general), is based on the assumption that the orthography is […]

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Paradigm Inertia In Reading Science and Policy – Part 2: A Warning Shot from the Bush Administration

Back to Part 1: Children of the Code Though most of our work was very well received, the more we explored the most common “brain processing challenge” involved in learning to read, the more we started to experience resistance. We first noticed this as we began to interview people who didn’t agree with the National […]

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A “SAFETY WEB” for Reading to Learn

(for readers of all ages) This “Safety Net” or, better said, “Safety Web,” uses “Interactive Orthography” to support less-than-proficient readers during the real-time flow of “Reading to Learn.” Click on any word on this page to experience it yourself.  Most U.S. kids less-than-proficient readers throughout their school years. Independent Learners – Home & Family – […]

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Watch just 1 minute: Reading the NEW way – Instruction, Support, Improvement

Interactive Orthography: Training Wheels for Learning to Read and A Safety Net for Reading to Learn. Background: https://www.learningstewards.org/interactiveorthography/ Library: https://mlc.learningstewards.org/ Use it.   Share it.  Support it. PLEASE HELP US Learning Stewards is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that depends on the support of people like you. Please donate whatever you can. IT’S TAX DEDUCTIBLE Turn your Amazon shopping into […]

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Interactive Orthography

Imagine how different everything about literacy learning (and teaching) would be if the orthography was itself able to interactively guide and support learners through learning to recognize and understand any unfamiliar word they encounter. Interactive Orthography

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ATTN: SCHOOL LIBRARIANS

Together we can make your library a place where any student, regardless of their reading skills, background knowledge, or primary language, can receive individualized instruction and support while they are reading anything, on any device, in your library.

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The Next (Big) Step of the Magic Ladder

 Click on any word on this page to experience it yourself (keep clicking until the box turns green). Imagine an entirely new kind of instruction and support system for beginning and struggling readers. Rather than having to remember and apply abstractly ambiguous instructions, learners simply touch any word they stutter on and immediately receive decoding, […]

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A NEW WAY TO LEARN TO READ OR IMPROVE READING – PART 3

THE 3 STEPS OF THE MAGIC LADDER #1 – Click on ANY word that doesn’t quickly pop to mind. Look and listen to ‘cues’. #2 – Try to read the word again. If still can’t, click word again. Look and listen to ‘cues’. #3 – Repeat steps 1 and 2 until word is recognized. Clicking […]

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