- Announcing WordSpring 3.0
- WordSpring 3.0 is now available for Macintosh and Windows computers.
- WordSpring 3.0 is a major upgrade from WordSpring 2.5. We have added over 2000 dictionary (real) words and 250 word lists. There are now 18,000 dictionary words, 6000 one-syllable nonsense words, 650 word lists organized in 26 categories that illustrate all the important phonics concepts needed for decoding, spelling, and vocabulary development. The word lists now include over 90 Latin roots, 100 Greek combining forms, 80 prefixes, and 100 suffixes and endings.
- There are enhanced explanations of the 26 word list categories and their hundreds of word lists and enhanced tips on how and when to teach the concepts illustrated by the word lists.
- Formats are provided for printing word lists, including the ability to sequence words horizontally or vertically, and the ability to customize these formats to meet special teaching requirments.
- WordSpring runs on Macs using OS X 10.6 and later and on PCs using Windows 8 and later.
FundingLEXIA has received the generous support of the Educational Foundation of America, and the Bothin, Fred E. Gellert, Luke B. Hancock, James Irvine, and Charles and Helen Schwab Foundations; ACIUS, Hewlett Packard, Kurzweil Educational Systems, 3Com, and Xerox; Curt and Elena Widdoes, Marybelle and Stephen Leavitt, Catherine and Pierre Martineau, and many other individuals
Welcome to LEXIA
LEXIA is a nonprofit corporation that provides lesson planning resources for teachers who use phonics-based methods for literacy instruction for students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.
WordSpring is a comprehensive software word list resource for teachers, tutors, reading specialists, and educational therapists. It is compatible with all methodologies and curricula. Click here to find out more
Scope & Sequence is an important reference textbook for teachers, tutors, and school administrators who employ a phonics-based approach for literacy instruction.
We are fortunate to have examples of how Carol Murray used WordSpring in her teaching.
Click here to see an example of how easy it is to use WordSpring to create word lists for spelling
Click here to see an example of how WordSpring can be used to create cvc and nonsense word lists for early decoding instruction, and
Click here to see an example of how you might use WordSpring for the more advanced word attack or decoding skills of syllable division and accenting
This Guided Tour describes the WordSpring software through a series of screen displays that show how a teacher might use it. It will help you determine whether WordSpring meets your teaching needs.