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Any comment on LETTERLAND & JOLLY phonics?

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    Smile Any comment on LETTERLAND & JOLLY phonics?

    Any comment on LETTERLAND & JOLLY phonics?

    I have a 3-yr old son. I am looking for phonics course for him...Pls give me comment....

    Thanks!

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    Would opt for Jolly Phonics. Lettlerland is being used less in the UK now. Educators have found that it confuses many children having letters with figures attached to them and that they find it hard to recognise the letter without Annie Apple or Robber Red wrapped around it!

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    Arrow Hi, I prefer JOLLY!

    Hello, I prefer Jolly Phonics to Letterland as Jolly seems to be more visual in nature. Then you can use it through the grammar stages.

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    phonics

    How about Leapfrog Letter Factory? Does anybody know if it is good or not? Will you prefer Jolly or Leapfrog?

    Kindly comment.

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    Letterland/ Jolly phonics need help

    Sorry I am confused as I am not English.

    Letterland system is used by Letterland in Causeway Bay

    Which school for kids between 2 and 4 years old is using Jolly Phonics in HK?

    Is Jolly Phonics the name of a school here?

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    Jolly Phonics and Letterland are reading programmes used in schools. Some schools use one of these, a combination of both and others use something completely different. Both systems are based on the concept of enabling children to recognise the alphabet by their sounds. Jolly Phonics uses stories and actions to help children remember the shape of the letter and it's sound - for example - a hissing snake for S. With Lettlerland, each letter is given a name - A is Annie Apple and there is an apple entwined in the letter. I think it is very confusing. The only way to find out what system is being used is to ask at each school you are considering. The simpler the system, the better. Hope this helps.

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    letterland and jolly phonics

    Hi,
    Having used both as an infant teacher there are pluses and minuses to both systems. Jolly Phonics is good for those children who need movement in their learning. For visual learners then Letterland can be helpful, if not a bit twee.
    You need to remember that both schemes are only meant for pre-nursery and nursery aged children and as soon as they've got their letter sounds the systems should be abandoned. This is where teaching in the UK got Letterland wrong as they continued using it after the children no longer needed it, thus creating confusion.
    Hope that was some help,

    Jools

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    Thanks Jools. It is useful.

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