College for dyslexic pupils uses unique flashcard system to teach literacy

“Maple Hayes Hall teaches literacy through remembering icons. In one lesson, there is the image of a straight line with two dots underneath it on the board. It represents someone looking at something – summed up as “vis” for the pupil to commit memory. You can then add to it a second icon represented by three decreasing circles which they are told represents “ion” – so match the two together and you get “vision”. It seems to work – the pupils remember the icons and are very enthusiastic about learning this way.”

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