Sound Discovery® is a high quality synthetic phonics literacy programme developed by Ridgehill Publishing for the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.
It is suitable for first-time learners, slow-to-start learners and dyslexic learners of all ages, including adults. It is also suitable for first time teaching of children and adults when English is being taught as an additional language.
Sound Discovery® meets the criteria as defined in the Rose Review of what constitutes “high quality phonic work”:
Diane McGuinness, a world authority on synthetic phonics, has set a challenge to literacy programmes to see if they meet her exacting standards for providing “the essentials of good reading instruction”, based on what is known about how writing systems should be taught. Sound Discovery® provides a “good fit” to her prototype of a good literacy instruction programme. Her criteria are:
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