Specific Pedagogical Practice for the teaching of literacy.
THRASS is a phonetics teaching-tool that has made a paradigm shift in the teaching of phonetics. It has a phonographic, multisensory focus, complemented by an analogous learning model that makes reading and spelling acquisition much simpler, faster and more sustainable than conventional ‘phonic’ approaches. As a classroom strategy THRASS is fun, systematic, explicit and linguistically correct.
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THRASS courses have been designed to build teacher capacity in the teaching of phonics as an essential part of teaching reading and writing across the curriculum and grades.
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The THRASS SPP and accompanying THRASS charts and teaching resources have been highly effective in schools and learning institutions since 1998.
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THRASS has an extensive suite of resources that can be used to assist in the successful implementation of THRASS methodology in the learning environment.
Teach the building blocks of reading and spelling.
THRASS is an acronym for Teaching Handwriting, Reading And Spelling Skills. It is a system for teaching learners of any age about the building blocks of reading and spelling, that is, the 44 phonemes (speech sounds) of spoken English and the graphemes (spelling choices) of written English. THRASS has a unique methodology known as the THRASS Specific Pedagogical Practice (TSPP).
Specific Pedagogical Practise (SPP) for the teaching of literacy.
Exceed ACARA benchmarks
Exceed ACARA benchmarks using an evidence-based, phonographic teaching approach.
Whole school literacy model
Facilitate a cost-effective whole school literacy model that is sustainable from foundation onwards.
Cater for multi-level classrooms
Cater for multi-level classrooms and support ESL learners and students with Dyslexia or other specific learning disabilities.