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. So when you use Sound Waves, you’re employing the most powerful approach to teaching pedagogy for literacy development.
The consistency of the Sound Waves program allows you to build your students’ success in spelling and reading from Foundation to Year 6.
The program’s engaging and varied resources and activities cater for different abilities as well as multi-age classrooms.
Sound Waves matches all state and national curriculum documents. Based on the sounds of Australian English, and written by Australian teachers, Sound Waves caters for schools nationwide.
Sound Waves is an explicit teaching program and is fully resourced with Teacher Books, Student Books, Sound Waves Online and additional digital options for non-textbook schools. You can select the combination of books and teaching resources to suit either your own classroom, or your whole school. We provide the resources, so you can focus on teaching.
Whether you’re new to Sound Waves or a phonemic awareness specialist, we have a wealth of free Professional Development and support options to help you make the most of your Sound Waves program.