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Why First Start Reading?

Reading

First Start Reading is Memoria Press’ phonics program that covers the kindergarten phonics taught at Highlands Latin School. After completing First Start Reading, our first and second graders continue with Classical Phonics and Traditional Spelling.   So why did we write a phonics program? Let’s face it, there are so many phonics programs out there that finding one is […]

The Real Hands On Learning

“Hands-on learning”  is one of those buzz words that educators like to use a lot. It implies that students are doing something concrete, real, useful, engaging—that they are using all of their senses. Hands-on learning suggests that students are using what they have learned rather than just memorizing and regurgitating. Schools love to provide pictures […]