September 22, 2020

Teachable Moments in Unusual Times – The First Week

Well. THAT was exhausting. And frantic. And a little disheartening if I’m honest. And I feel like I just spent 3 hours herding cats…

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September 21, 2020

Teachable Moments in Unusual Times – The Week Before

I spent HOURS getting ready this week. At least 20 hours. It wasn’t just honing the syllabus and setting up my CMS site like…

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February 13, 2018

What Color Do You Hear?

The idea of ‘hearing’ a color — or coloring a sound, for that matter– may seem foreign at first, but think about it: what…

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May 25, 2016

5 Vowel Letters vs. 15 Vowel Sounds: What’s a Teacher to do?

American English features 14-17 vowel sounds, the precise number of which depends on a speaker's national, regional and cultural background. Meanwhile, our alphabet has…

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May 23, 2016

Bringing Families Together Through Language Play

When it comes to positive change, it's all about connecting people, and that's what the Color Vowel Chart is doing with teachers, children, and…

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May 12, 2016

FUNDED! Thank you!

Thanks to you and so many others, we've reached our fundraising goal and are now on the road to manufacturing our wonderful game. We…

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April 12, 2016

What Color Do You Hear? Watch DUO in Action!

Regardless of proficiency level or L1 background, all English learners need to be let in on the secret: English is a stress-based language, and without…

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April 8, 2016

We’re Transforming the Way English Reading and Pronunciation Are Taught

 Color it out! is a revolutionary game that teaches the sounds of English language through play. It bridges the gap between the classroom and…

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April 5, 2016

What’s Missing From Phonics? A Sound Approach.

What sound does the letter 'o' make? It may seem like a simple question at first, but just look at the 'o's in this…

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March 20, 2016

Help Us Bring Color Vowel® Duo to the World!

[caption id="attachment_3074" align="alignright" width="322"] Color it out! is a spoken game for improved literacy and pronunciation[/caption] *Update (7/1/16): "Color Vowel Duo" has been rebranded…

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