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by debbie
Tue Jan 31, 2023 10:25 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Comments and feedback about the course
Replies: 68
Views: 165612

Re: Comments and feedback about the course

I received this interesting question from a course participant: Hello, I am enjoying the course quite alright, but I have a little issue. I was trained as EFL/TESOL teacher and therefore I am very familiar with the IPA system for the 44 sounds of the English language, but not the SSP. Now, to help m...
by debbie
Sat Dec 10, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Update: England - Nick Gibb reinstated as Minister in 2022
Replies: 1
Views: 2308

Re: Update: England - Nick Gibb reinstated as Minister in 2022

Well, we've seen a quick turnover of Prime Ministers in England this year (2022) - Boris Johnson, followed by Liz Truss, followed by Rishi Sunak! At the time of writing this post, the current Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak of the Conservative Party, has reinstated Nick Gibb: https://www.gov.uk/governme...
by debbie
Mon Nov 07, 2022 4:52 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Comments and feedback about the course
Replies: 68
Views: 165612

Re: Comments and feedback about the course

We received this query and great feedback from a lady in New Zealand: May I ask when the NNP Book 2+ and Book 5+ will be available in Amazon? I tried purchasing these in your shop but there is no shipping to New Zealand. I really like your books and I have completed the Phonics International online ...
by debbie
Sat Oct 15, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: All sorts of articles, blogs, research and topics to stimulate debate!
Topic: 2019 News: Slashing our PI prices to be even more affordable
Replies: 6
Views: 25134

Re: 2019 News: Slashing our PI prices to be even more affordable

Update: The Phonics International programme provided via mainly pdfs (printable and projectable) is now completely free. Here is our 'shop' where ready-made resources can be purchased if preferred and where the 'No Nonsense Phonics' resources and 'Phonics Reading Books' can be purchased: https://pho...
by debbie
Sun Sep 25, 2022 1:32 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Scotland: article by Dr Sarah McGeown - but relevant internationally
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Scotland: article by Dr Sarah McGeown - but relevant internationally

https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=da371e50-5504-49f3-875d-f551b7ede658&pnum=41 I've added a link to this article via the thread featuring Anne Glennie's formal petition urging teaching-training in the systematic synthetic phonics ...
by debbie
Wed Sep 14, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: SEPT 2022: Update on our DfE validated phonics programmes added here
Replies: 0
Views: 286

SEPT 2022: Update on our DfE validated phonics programmes added here

We've just had our Phonics International 'MESSAGE FORUM' updated (technically - hooray!) and I'm taking a look to refresh and update some of the threads. I've updated a thread featuring the original announcement of the launch of our Phonics Training Online course which continues to be well-received ...
by debbie
Wed Sep 14, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: AT LONG LAST - Our PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE is launched!
Replies: 2
Views: 10827

Re: AT LONG LAST - Our PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE is launched!

With regard to the 'flexibility' and 'fearlessness' that I'm always going on about, there are some additional documents added to the top of this list of 'FREE CPD RESOURCES' at our Phonics International site. I'm referring specifically to the topic of use of literature including selecting reading bo...
by debbie
Wed Sep 14, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: AT LONG LAST - Our PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE is launched!
Replies: 2
Views: 10827

Re: AT LONG LAST - Our PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE is launched!

Oh my goodness, it's now seven years since we first launched our Phonics Training Online course - and it's still 'going strong' as they say! We created a forum specifically for the course, and included a 'Feedback' thread. We've heard from people all over the world in various roles and contexts from...
by debbie
Tue May 03, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Dr Kathryn Garforth with Debbie 'Dyslexia and Phonics...'
Replies: 2
Views: 5542

Dr Kathryn Garforth contributed to the very important Right to Read Inquiry in Ontario, Canada. She generously invites guests to join her in recorded discussions. The recording below is the second discussion we shared in April 2022 - this time linking the Right to Read inquiry findings and recommend...
by debbie
Sun Feb 27, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Comments and feedback about the course
Replies: 68
Views: 165612

This is a comment shared via Twitter. It's gratifying to know that people have found the 'IFERI' site as the Forum is truly packed with information and developments! If you haven't visited it yet, do take a look! Yes, IFERI is great! I'm doing one of your course at the moment Debbie - there is so mu...
by debbie
Thu Feb 17, 2022 11:14 am
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Video and further resources: Micromanaging Matched Reading Books - considerations
Replies: 0
Views: 1085

Video and further resources: Micromanaging Matched Reading Books - considerations

Abigail Steel (author of 'Rocket Phonics' by Rising Stars) and I discuss worries over too much micromanagement of reading books according to the design of 'other' SSP programmes and training - not ours! This will provide lots of food for thought about the allocation of reading books for children's r...
by debbie
Fri Feb 04, 2022 8:12 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: Comments and feedback about the course
Replies: 68
Views: 165612

Dear Debbie, I have just completed the last quiz of the course. I wonder what to do now and how I might get my certificate. Thanks for all the aditional information you have attached to the different modules of the course. I am sure my phonics teaching lessons will improve after attending this usef...
by debbie
Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Handwriting - Share your questions and progress.
Topic: The effects of handwriting on letter perception
Replies: 0
Views: 1684

The effects of handwriting on letter perception

Visual experiences during letter production contribute to the development of the neural systems supporting letter perception Sophia Vinci-Booher, Karin H. James First published: 16 March 2020 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/desc.12965 Our results suggest that the visual perception of th...
by debbie
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: No Nonsense Phonics validated by the DfE as a full SSP prog
Replies: 1
Views: 3412

Meanwhile, Phonics International Ltd has published a range of hard copy resources for use with the 'No Nonsense Phonics' programme and/or 'Phonics International' for the first six Units. These include a new series of incremental, decodable Phonics Reading Books! We are publishing these as they are c...
by debbie
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: 'PHONICS TRAINING ONLINE' FORUM
Topic: No Nonsense Phonics validated by the DfE as a full SSP prog
Replies: 1
Views: 3412

No Nonsense Phonics validated by the DfE as a full SSP prog

In England, the Department for Education has opened up another round of publishers applying for 'DfE validation' for full 'Systematic Synthetic Phonics' programmes. The current publisher of 'No Nonsense Phonics Skills', Raintree, in collaboration with Phonics International Ltd, submitted 'No Nonsens...