Read Write Inc. actually teaches children to read and write. We love using this programme because children achieve so much co quickly. They want to read and write. It's the best literacy programme we have ever known. Lorna Jackson, Headteacher, Maryland Primary School
Read Write Inc. Phonics parent handbook helps parents support their child by: * Using Ruth Miskin's successful tried-and-tested phonic methodology for reading success * Offering practical and effective advice in guiding their child through every story * Building confidence using fun and engaging stories with opportunities for talk and praise throughout The handbook includes: * A letter from Ruth introducing RWI * Information about her experience and role in advising the DfES on phonics and reading * How RWI method works and why it is so successful * How to use the Speed Sound Cards * How to use the Storybooks * General info about developing your child's reading ability Reading steps for success: * Practise reading the Speed Sounds before each story * Read the Red and Green words before each story * Read the story to decode every word * Re-read the story to reinforce meaning * Re-read the story for fluency The creator, Ruth Miskin is currently involved in a series of nationwide training programmes for primary schools, commissioned by the UK government's Department for Education and Skills.
Channel 4 is currently filming her using the RWI method in schools and she is becoming a well-known name both in school and at home. The TV documentary is currently due to air in September 2007. (N.B. Date and detailed information TBC.)