Phonological awareness is an essential part of oral language development. It includes identifying and using words and syllables. In an earlier opinion article for The Hechinger Report, I discussed how children with these skills have a much easier time in learning to read and spell. Although these skills can be developed in preschool age children […]
Author Archives: Devin Walsh
Devin Walsh is a kindergarten to first-grade “looping” teacher at Oak Grove Primary School in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She recently completed a biennial loop with a group of first graders and joins a group of incoming kindergarteners this fall; which also marks her 18th year of teaching.