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Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

Over Pronunciation, Syllables & Dyslexia

 

Here’s a great piece by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D.dyslexia Expert and Advocate from Edutopia who talks about how syllables & OVER- PRONUNCIATION  can mask morphological boundaries and  hide the meaningful structures of words. She demonstrates this with the misspelling of the word “evry”… How many times have you seen the word every misspelled as “evry”? What did you do to remedy the situation? I bet you over-pronounced the word to help the student perceive all of the written syllables — that’s what most teachers do, myself included… Read More

 

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