Research has demonstrated that rote memorization of sight words is both ineffective and inefficient. Instead, orthographic mapping has been shown to be significantly more successful in enabling students to retain words in their long-term memory for rapid recall during reading. While rote memorization requires between 5 and 500 exposures to a word, orthographic mapping necessitates only one to four mappings. Utilizing a systematic and intentional approach to teaching word mapping including ... VIEW POST
Using multisensory learning techniques to teach mapping words allows to use a variety of senses to process information. Check out how multisensory techniques can be used to map out words in kindergarten.