Phonics Roadmap: The Science of Phonics Instruction


Phonics is an essential component of teaching children to read, write, and spell. In fact, phonics is the most predictive skill of whether a learner will become a successful reader.

The approach to phonics instruction needs to be a scientific one—a clearly articulated, shared vision based on best practices that are grounded in research and backed by measurable evidence.

This roadmap will provide you with:

  • An overview of phonics and its role within the Science of Reading
  • Guidelines for approaching phonics instruction scientifically, supported by proven methods and professional training
  • Information on why assessment data is crucial to inform phonics instruction
  • Expert advice on how to put evidence-based instructional strategies into practice