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Expanding the Safety Net: How PIM Fosters a Love of Learning

“If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow.”  – John Lubbock   Learning Environment   Students learn best when they feel safe and secure to explore their environment in a way that makes sense to them.  This can be difficult for some students who may feel that […]

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Beyond Sound Walls

“To Infinity and Beyond!”  -Buzz Lightyear   Beyond Sound Walls     Ok, infinity might be an over-exaggeration, but with Phonics in Motion, children can definitely move beyond sound walls and learn strategies that make them literacy experts.   There has been a shift in teaching from using word walls to sound walls. Whereas word […]

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PIM Removes the Risk – How Phonics in Motion Provides a Safe Learning Environment for All Students

“Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning, but capable of succeeding.”  – Robert John Meehan     Reaching All Learners   We are a diverse society with an equally diverse learning population.  Students arrive at school with varying degrees of knowledge and capabilities.  As […]

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Phonics in Motion: Turn Fidgeting into FUNction!

“But Fidgety Phil, he won’t sit still; He wriggles and giggles and then, I declare, swings backwards and forwards and tilts up his chair.”    -Heinrich Hoffman, German Author Kinesthetic Motions for the Phoneme Close your eyes. Picture a classroom filled with twenty first graders. What does it look like?  Do you see twenty little […]

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Fun with Phonics – How is PIM different?

Learning With Phonics in Motion   Phonics in Motion is a unique learning program that incorporates kinesthetic in addition to auditory and visual sensory information.  Children do not have a one size fits all learning style, therefore educational experiences tailored to  a child’s learning styles will have a beneficial result in  their ability to acquire, […]

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