February 17, 2015

Phonological Awareness: What your Brain Doesn’t Want you to Know

Robin Barr, American University TESOL Program Karen Taylor de Caballero, English Language Training Solutions Note: This article was originally published in the January 2015…

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January 18, 2015

Go ahead and Ask: What color is “egg”?

A reader asks... I see that you have 'egg' as a GRAY word on your website.  I would categorize it as a RED word. …

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December 14, 2014

Color Vowel™ Yoga

Color Vowel™ Yoga Color Vowel™ Yoga introduces participants kinesthetically to the Color Vowel™ Chart, drawing on gross motor skills to support vowel sound awareness…

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November 24, 2014

Sounding Gratitude for Clifford H. Prator

This is the month of gratitude, and I really do feel it. Today, I'm thinking gratefully about Clifford H. Prator, a father of practical…

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July 25, 2013

A Colorful Approach to Spelling

Mention spelling to just about anyone, and they will likely bemoan the ‘craziness’ of a language that has ‘so many rules and so many…

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October 15, 2012

Spotlight on /y/ and /w/

We recently looked at how to teach r-colored vowels using the watermark /r/ at the top of the Color Vowel™ Chart. So, what are…

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September 17, 2012

What Color is YOUR Name?

We had the pleasure of dining with Jazz Chants author Carolyn Graham a few years back in Washington D.C. The topic of the night?…

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September 13, 2012

Don, or Dawn?

Do the names "Don" and "Dawn" sound different to you, or the same? How about the words "cot" and "caught"? If your answer to…

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September 10, 2012

Teaching Word Stress for Vocabulary Learning

The Color Vowel® Chart is designed with an eye for simplicity. After all, haven't our students struggled enough with complex charts that make pronunciation…

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