Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling
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How to Teach Reading and Spelling Using Multiple Senses
Using a multisensory approach can transform your reading and spelling lessons–for both you and your child. Read on to discover exactly what the multisensory approach is and how you can use it. And don’t miss the free printable activities at the end of this post!
Three Main Pathways to the Brain
Learning begins with your senses. We can think of our senses as pathways to the brain. When teaching reading and spelling, the three main senses we can involve are sight, hearing, and touch.
- Sight (the visual pathway)
- Hearing (the auditory pathway)
- Touch (the kinesthetic pathway)