Sunday , 18 February 2018
Breaking News

Letterland Trainer Named at South Newton Elementary School

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Shannon Mullins is a second grade teacher at South Newton Elementary School.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University, and has taught elementary school for seventeen years.  In 2011, she obtained a Master’s degree in Reading Education with an emphasis in Classroom Clinical instruction.  Mrs.Mullins enjoys teaching and has a specific interest in early literacy development.  This year Mrs. Mullins has been chosen to serve as a Letterland Trainer. We are so proud of Mrs. Mullins’ work.

What is Letterland?  Letterland  is a  phonics-based approach to teaching reading, writing and spelling to young children. The Letterland process includes the use of Letterland characters to help the students grasp the sounds of letters more quickly by including the stories related to each of the characters.  Students are able to explain letter sounds and shapes through this process.

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