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Sound Waves makes a splash in School News

We are so excited to have been featured in the Term 1, 2019 edition of School News. The article explored all things synthetic phonics, using examples from our award-winning spelling program Sound Waves.

Our literacy expert Nicole Forrest was interviewed for the article, saying ‘For too many years in education, there was a mismatch between what research findings told us about how children learn to read and spell, and what actually happened in classrooms each day … I constantly observe the positive effects of school-wide consistency with the schools using whole-school synthetic phonics.’

Check out the full article on page 38 at School News

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Want to find out more about Sound Waves?
Sound Waves is a synthetic phonics and word study program. Synthetic phonics is recognised as one of the most effective ways to teach spelling and reading skills.

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