How Smart Words helps dyslexic children to read and spell

How Smart Words helps dyslexic children to read and spell Many teachers ask us why and how Smart Words helps dyslexic children to read and spell. People wonder what makes Smart Words different from other programs that promote synthetic phonics as their focus. We see synthetic phonics as a part of a strong word study program.  We recognise that English is not a pure language and, if…

Nicole Collier Profile

Nicole Collier I was born in Peru and did my schooling at international schools in Peru and Chile. I completed my Bachelor of Arts majoring in English Literature at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and then a Graduate Diploma of Education at UWA. I started working here at Smart Achievers in 2016 and have loved helping students achieve their goals. Julie has taught me a…

Lexia Core 5 aims to get students to level within a year

Lexia Core 5 aims to get students to level within a year. Lexia Core 5 sets itself to a child’s level of understanding. They will be allocated 5 skills to work on at each level. See the skills related to the level they are currently working on here…Lexia Core 5 scope and sequence. Lexia Core 5 aims to get students to level in reading within…