Building the Foundations of Literacy
Reasons to Include Phonics in a Balanced Literacy Program
1. Phonics will Increase Student TELPAS Proficiency Levels in Reading & Writing
2. Phonics increases Reading Fluency, Writing Fluency and Comprehension across all Content Areas.
3. Phonics helps English Language Learners and Struggling Readers to Make Sense of English Reading and Spelling Rules.
I am passionate about literacy! I am driven to deliver effective professional learning opportunities for teachers, parents and other educators who support and improve literacy for all.
Jannette Gomez M. Ed., LDT, CALT-QI
Licensed Dyslexia Therapist
Certified Academic Language Therapist
Master Reading Teacher
Reading Specialist Pre K- 12th grades
Spanish Bilingual/ ESL Pre K- 12th grades
24 years Teaching Experience
2015 Lucia Waites Scholarship Award
Author of De Silabas a Palabras and Building the Foundations of Literacy: English Reading and Spelling Rules