Case Wars: Upper vs. Lower Case Letters

Some of our visitors ask us why all our materials are printed in lower-case letters as opposed to upper-case letters. We know that many preschool and kindergarten teachers focus on teaching upper-case letters first. The ability to recognize lower-case letters … Continued

Is It Dyslexia?

We sometimes get questions from SightWords.com visitors who are concerned that their child or grandchild may have a learning disability. Of particular concern is the possibility that their child might have dyslexia. Many people assume that dyslexia is a visual … Continued

SightWords.com at the Southeast Homeschool Expo

On July 29th and 30th, board members of the Georgia Preschool Association met at the Cobb Galleria Centre just outside Atlanta to attend the Southeast Homeschool Expo, a convention for homeschooling families and resource providers from across the Southeastern U.S. … Continued

More New Sight Words Games!

We are proud to announce that this summer we have developed even more sight word games to play with your child! Our website now features a total of 18 fully customizable sight words games to give your children the practice … Continued

What’s the Point of Sight Words?

Many parents of young children get a note from their child’s teacher at the end of the school year: “Be sure to practice sight words with your child over the summer!” Many of those same parents are left wondering — … Continued

New Sight Word Games!

We have been hard at word this spring to bring you some new sight word games to play with your child! With these additions to the SightWords.com collection of games, you should be able to find multiple games that your … Continued

Georgia Preschool Association Conference

On February 26th, our Phonemic Awareness curriculum made its grand debut at the Georgia Preschool Association’s annual conference! Content Consultants (and GPA board members) Betsy Primm and Donna House spoke to a packed room full of preschool directors from all … Continued

Why Leave Learning to Chance?

I love this article I found on Huffington Post, titled “Why Leave Learning to Chance?” “Why don’t we treat reading success the way we treat air safety, as something to ensure no matter what?”— Robert E. Slavin, PhD The author, … Continued

Workshop at Wildwood Baptist Preschool

So, what did you do over the summer vacation? Go to the lake? Visit family? Relax on the couch? I’ve been busy helping preschool teachers get ready for the new school year! Donna House and I spent two days this … Continued

Workshop at St. Philip AME Church

One of our content consultants, Donna House, has been busy this month teaching preschool educators throughout metro Atlanta about Phonemic Awareness. She was in Decatur yesterday at St. Philip A.M.E. Church, conducting a workshop presented by the Georgia Preschool Association. … Continued