Hear Here! The Sound Wall and Its Connections to Speech-to-Print Instruction

by | Jun 1, 2022 | 7 comments

Children hear and speak before they learn to read. Sound walls can accelerate students’ articulatory learning and their production of speech, on the road to becoming proficient readers and spellers. In this episode of Literacy Talks, our trio of literacy experts share their experiences and recommendations for integrating sound walls into regular literacy instruction.

Season 1, Episode 10

7 Comments

  1. I teach Transitional Kindergarten and I’m confused about one aspect of using a sound wall. I use an ABC song with cards that show images and hand motions to teach the letters/sounds of the alphabet (a says a like alligator). But then if I use a sound wall to hone in on those sounds, should my picture cards match my ABC cards? Or am I thinking about this the wrong way?

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  2. I love the sound wall. Can it be purchased ?

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    • Hi Pam,

      We are so glad to hear you love the Sound Wall. We do too! 🙂 Please reach out to us here to get in touch with an account executive to help you.
      Thanks so much!

      Jillian Kaster
      Community Manager

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  3. I signed up for the Tuesday and Thursday webinar. I will not be available at the time of the Thursday webinar.
    Will we be able to watch a recording if we miss it?

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    • Yes, Abby, you will be able to watch the recordings. Immediately following each webinar, you can go to the same registration page you used to register to be able to access the recordings. We will also send an email to everyone who registers. Go to https://www.readinghorizons.com/company/events to be able to access the registration pages and the recordings after the sessions.

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  4. This was so informative!! I learned so much and can’t wait to try a Sound Wall!

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    • Thanks for the great feedback, Cindy!
      You can catch Stacy and Lindsay LIVE at their edWeb webinar next week on Sound Walls.

      Sound Walls: A Big Boost for Early Literacy, Thursday, June 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT
      Sign up here: https://home.edweb.net/webinar/literacyhero20220609/

      Hope to see you there!

      Jillian Kaster
      Community Manager

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