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|What is Kiz Phonics?
Kiz Phonics is a phonics instructions site, which offers complete materials for teaching phonics. Materials are arranged by Level for those who want to follow a systematic approach to teaching phonics. They are also organized by type for those who choose a non-systematic approach to teaching phonics.What is Phonics anyway?
Phonics is a method of teaching children to read and write by learning the sounds associated with different letters or letter combinations. Extensive research over several years continue to point to the effectiveness of systematic phonics instructions as the way of teaching children to read.
Is Kiz Phonics free?
Who is Kiz Phonics for?
b) Home-Schoolers: Kiz Phonics is excellent for parents who want to teach their children how to read at home. Our materials are easy to follow, making it possible for anyone with minimal teaching experience to deliver on the promise of teaching kids to read.
c) Private Tutoring: Some teachers start private classes, along side their main jobs, or simply teach full time at home and earn more. Others go to meet kids in their homes. We are your solution. With Kiz Phonics, private teachers can confidently organize “Teach Your Child to Read” courses, based on our materials. Some private tutors organize summer courses with our resources to help children who are struggling with learning to read at school. That is how the extra bucks are earned during times of economic hardships. Be the first teacher to teach little Jimmy how to read. It’s a real thrill!
b) Worksheets: We hired a team of graphic designers to polish our materials in rough form. The result is the finest collection of printables for teaching phonics, you will ever find on the internet.
c) Video Tutorials: Wondering how to present the sounds and letters? Do not worry. Our videos have you covered. Kiz Phonics provides over 100 videos for teaching different sounds. They are simple, short, highly focused and therefore very effective for teaching children how to associate letters and sounds. The GOOD NEWS is that our videos can play on your iPads, iPhones and other devices that are html5 based and do not support flash.
e) Listening Materials: We provide listening materials in playlists for different levels. The listening is meant to sync with the worksheets. 90% of the worksheets have corresponding audio to go with.
g) Board Game: Our Crocodile board game concept with card sets is a simple idea, yet highly effective and fun way of practising phonics and can be used for just about any other subject. The rules are easy for kids to figure out and when that is done, the fun never stops.
Can I photocopy the Worksheets & Flashcards for use in my reading lessons?
Yes, you can print and photocopy the worksheets and flashcards for use in your teaching. However, by downloading these worksheets & Flashcards, you agree to abide by the following rules:
Can I order hard copies?
Yes, we have books and CDs to go with the program which you can buy from our store.
Can I download the videos and interactive games?