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All About Spelling Archives

Some children will learn to be good spellers with almost any spelling program. This was not the case with my sons. All 4 of my boys had to work hard at spelling. They all needed multi-sensory activities and lots of practice. They never improved to be as good a speller as my daughter, who being a visual learner, and a prolific reader, could spell almost any word that she could read. For the boys, we…

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How to Take the Struggle Out of Spelling I was curious us about how Marie Rippel developed the All About Spelling homeschool spelling program. Four of my children had problems with spelling. Marie’s son had many of the same spelling problem issues…and here’s the story about what happened… This video is fun to watch, but very informative… For more information, you can visit the All About Spelling homeschool spelling website or read my partial Review…

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All About Spelling is on sale! Marie Rippel has just released her All About Spelling Level 7! To celebrate, she  offering a great sale price on Level 7 for one week! Order All About Spelling  Level 7 at 15% off now. Marie has a sample lesson you can download so you can get a better idea of the spelling level and method of teaching. All About Spelling Level 7 is 15% off through Monday, August…

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Marie Rippel, creator of the All About Learning curriculum, is officiating a drawing for a free giveaway of her All About Spelling Level One set, which will be accompanied by a Deluxe Interactive Kit! The giveaway includes: the Teacher’s Manual and Student Packet for All About Spelling Level 1 the Deluxe Interactive Kit: Letter Tiles Magnets for the Letter Tiles Phonogram CD-ROM Spelling Review Box Divider Cards Sparkly Bee Stickers for your child’s progress chart…

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All About Spelling is still a top choice among homeschooling families. It wasn’t around when I was teaching my children, but it uses the approach that worked for my children. Since spelling overlaps with phonics, the All about Spelling curriculum may cover phonics well enough for many children. However, Marie Rippel, the author of All about Spelling, is now offering All About Reading that is even more fine tuned to teaching phonics for reading. This…

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Used All About Spelling is hard to find because it is a mostly non-consumable curriculum that families tend to keep for younger children to grow into. Just this week, there is an All About Spelling -Level 1 for sale used on eBay. It is listed as LIKE NEW. This includes the Teacher’s Manual and One Student Material Packet. The bid was at $58.98 at the time of this post. (For comparison: a new Level One…

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The creator of the All About Spelling program, Marie Ripel, designed the program to meet the needs of her own family. In my opinion, we get the best homeschool curricula from actual homeschooling parents, who know what works and what is needed for their own children. Letter tiles on board-All About Spelling. The next best thing to trying out a curriculum yourself is to watch someone else using a curriculum. In this video we see…

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