Tag Archives: sight words

Thank you for your concerns – I appreciate your time!


It has been an interesting month. I have always welcomed comments and critiques of the BORN2READ experience, but earlier this month I was floored, when I received a list of unfounded concerns about BORN2READ. I have to say, my initial reaction was disbelief that someone could get the BORN2READ Experience so wrong. Then I decided […]

Sight Words – it’s not all about you!

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My passion for teaching young children to read using sight words is no secret. However, what I have failed to articulate in the past: it is not my only vice nor should it be, in the quest to teach children to read. It amuses me that an often hotly debated topic is: phonics Vs sight […]

Queenslander! Queenslander! Queenslander!


Queenslander! Queenslander! Queenslander! Did you watch the first State of Origin Game for the year? For Queenslanders, it was the result we all wanted, but as a ‘not frequent viewer of football’, it struck me as a rather ordinary game – dare I say, boring. When I raised this point with my brother, the knower […]

I’m learning something – but wow, it is a struggle!

Not so long ago, I went to a weekend seminar to learn about marketing for small businesses. It was an amazing event – the presenters were encouraging, the audience was engaged and supportive, and the food was great too! During the course of the weekend, we were given lots and lots of information, which at […]

We all know the Rules!

You know the rules! We all know the rules, right? You know the ones that are repeated, time and time again. “If your child does not know the word – sound it out!” “Learn these sight words.” Well let me tell you a story about a little girl named Sophie. Sophie was in Year One […]