Why Studying Children’s Responses to Colour-Coded Letters on E-Readers Really Matters?

A well-known supportive strategy with struggling readers is to highlight specific phonemes (parts of a word) within a text by colour-coding them. Specialist teachers do this all the time: using a coloured pencil they may circle tricky vowel combinations on a piece of paper. Coloured letters can help in developing accuracy and fluency, foundational skills in reading. An accurate and fluent reader is someone who can read a text without the need to stop creating a “bridge” between the words and comprehension. However, the effectiveness of this common pedagogical … Continue reading Why Studying Children’s Responses to Colour-Coded Letters on E-Readers Really Matters?