Phono-Graphix® for Teachers

The Phono-Graphix method gives key reading instruction and intervention for every child, with proven results.

As a blueprint for literacy instruction and how children learn best, Phono-Graphix is remarkably flexible, allowing teachers to address the full range of students in any number of educational environments. As a clinical intervention, Phono-Graphix has been proven to effect cognitive changes in the brain and is 98% effective at helping children ages 6-16 to reach grade level reading, including those diagnosed with learning disabilities. From very young students first learning to read, to stumbling or failing students who are frustrated and hopeless, Phono-Graphix gives teachers the tools for quickly diagnosing students’ needs. It efficiently addresses the essential reading skills of decoding, encoding, auditory processing, code knowledge, and sequencing, through whole class or small group instruction or one-on-one sessions.

Give your young students the foundation they need to acheive true literacy and avoid reading problems in their later years

Phono-Graphix is used for initial reading instruction for preschool through elementary students, covering the most basic sound-symbol correspondences through managing multisyllable words and special endings. As the ‘Word Work’ component of literacy instruction, it is used with any literature in the curriculum. Commonly, this instruction involves 10-15 minute lessons for the whole class, followed by individual seat work or work stations. As instruction for new and emerging readers, Phono-Graphix has been proven to head off the need for later reading interventions (Dias & Juniper, 2002).

Identify at-risk students and diagnose reading problems for rapid remediation

Phono-Graphix addresses the needs of elementary-age students through adults. Diagnostic tools make it possible to pin-point stumbling blocks and focus time on only the instruction needed, so students see immediate progress and remediation time is cut down drastically. Commonly, interventions are in weekly or biweekly small group or one-on-one hour-long sessions, with average time for remediation of only 12 weeks! As a clinical intervention, Phono-Graphix has been proven to effect cognitive changes in the brain (Simos, 2002, Simos, 2007) and is 98% effective at helping children ages 6-16, including those diagnosed with learning disabilities, to reach grade level reading (McGuinness, C., McGuinness, D., & McGuinness, G., 1996).

Give the most challenged students the instruction they need and deserve

  • Phono-Graphix is used with amazing results for students with moderate or even severe challenges
  • Accurate treatment of the phonetic code allows the least amount of information necessary to be learned/memorized
  • Procedural and errorless instruction takes away the need for explanations that students may struggle to understand
  • Phono-Graphix has been shown to help special education students close the gap with their peers (Endress, 2007)

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What do teachers have to say about Phono-Graphix®?

"Phono-Graphix has helped our struggling readers tremendously this school year. We have had more growth with the pre and post diagnostic tests and STAR Early Literacy and Reading assessments than in past years when we used other phonics programs. I now fully understand that Phono-Graphix is not a program, it is a reading method. I would recommend it to any Reading Specialist, ELL teacher, or Special Education teacher. It is a very useful and effective tool to help students who struggle with reading."

Shelly Talker, Page, Arizona

"I really enjoyed this course. It made me think differently about the fundamental skills of reading. I especially enjoyed the different approaches in helping students decode words. The English language is a challenging language with a bunch of rules that don't always apply. This allowed my students to attack words in a more productive way!"

Julia Clements, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"This was a very exciting and rewarding year for my Kindergarten students. This was truly an amazing year for me and the students! Could it be after 40 years of teaching I have found program that teaches children to read that is fun to teach as well as to learn. We love it! Thank you, Phono-Graphix for a program that makes a difference in the lives of so many."

Zainab Habibullah- Kindergarten teacher, CIS- South Carolina

"Having been working with our adult students for almost an entire school year now using Reading Reflex, I am seeing the impact of the methodology and understand more than ever the necessity of so many other educators needing knowledge of an effective reading intervention and instruction technique."

Alexis Scranton, Atlanta, Georgia

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Latest News

Feb 27, 2024

CALLING TEACHERS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE! Now is your chance to work live with an experienced practitioner to earn your certification! Licensed trainer Michelle Cicotte is starting another
Phono-Graphix Hybrid Certification Course starting March 25th. This course combines state-of-the-art online coursework with online but live, scheduled presentations, Q&A sessions and job-embedded coaching. LEARN TO HELP EVERY STUDENT!

Feb 13, 2024

Let this be your SCIENCE OF READING summer! Get certified in Phono-Graphix, the program built entirely from the science and proven by the science to reach virtually any student.
Sound to Symbol to Meaning Dual Certification Course:
The Odyssey School, Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland
June 17, 18, 20, 21, 2024.
Sign up early as this course, offered by very experienced trainers, fills up quickly.

Dec 28, 2023

Welcome, new Moon Hall School (Reigate, UK) teachers! Miss Jess Wheeler is conducting the first Phono-Graphix Certification Course of the New Year for her school's staff, starting January 3rd.

Sep 24, 2023

Welcome, special education teachers in Malaysia! Sarine Tan, reading therapist and licensed Phono-Graphix trainer will conduct a certification course starting in November, with a mix of instruction and job-embedded coaching. This course will meet on Saturdays, to accommodate working adults.

Jul 1, 2023

Announcing the launch of the new Phono-Graphix Store, with more payment options, 27 difference currencies accepted, and reorganized, consolidated products, to help you find just what you need, in the format that works best for you!
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