Week 3c: Structured Word Inquiry
Making Sense of Spelling Gina Cooke, linguist and educator
This short video demonstrates the philosophy behind Structured Word Inquiry with the word "onion".
Structured Word Inquiry Pete Bowers
This webinar, sponsored in 2015 by the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA, demonstrates how SWI uses morphology, etymology, and phonology to explore the spelling of several seemingly "irregular" words. Handouts.
Insights into Sight Words Gina Cooke, Linguist-Educator Exchange
This webinar, sponsored in 2016 by the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA, explains how SWI methods are teach understanding instead of memorization of so-called "sight" and "irregular" words.
Making Sense of Irregular Words Sue Hegland, Structured Language Tutor
This webinar, sponsored in 2016 by the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA, shows more examples of exploring irregular words through SWI. Slides
Developing Literacy in the Content Areas Through Structured Word Study Sue Hegland, Structured Language Tutor
This webinar, sponsored in 2017 by the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA, discusses how Structured Word Study can support other subjects like science and history. Slides
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