Strengthening Phonics and Vocabulary with Word Study


Professional Learning with Dr. Donald Bear

Looking for practical strategies for increasing students’ phonics, vocabulary, and spelling skills?

Word study is an effective approach to give students explicit instruction and hands-on practice in these key areas!

Watch this free, one-hour webinar featuring award-winning author, professor, and literacy expert Donald Bear as he shares best practices, quick tips, and helpful resources for implementing word study in K-5 classrooms.


During this on-demand webinar, Dr. Bear will cover:

  • What word study is — and what it is not
  • The research base behind word study strategies
  • The five developmental spelling stages
  • Tips for assessing and grouping students
  • Activities to support each spelling stage
  • Hands-on word sorts for phonics and vocabulary
  • And more!

All webinar viewers will be provided with 30 days of free access to the Words Their Way Classroom digital edition.

Here's a preview of the webinar to get you started. Complete the form on this page to watch the full webinar!