Smith-Brock Phonics Consulting

Teacher Training & Private Tutoring

Jennie Smith-Brock

These programs provide remarkable tools for children’s facility with the English writing system.

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What is Jolly Phonics?

Jolly Phonics is a systematic, multisensory beginning reading and writing program that has completely transformed the trajectory of children’s learning in schools in the United States and around the world.

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What is Jolly Grammar?

Jolly Grammar and Spelling (Grades 1 - 6) is a systematic and multi-sensory program. Spelling, punctuation, morphemes, parts of speech, and sentence development are taught explicitly and address Common Core Language Standards.

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What is Abecedarian?

The ABeCeDarian Reading Program is a systematic, multisensory decoding program that rapidly develops a student’s ability to read text accurately and fluently. Comprehensive, yet fast-paced, the program explicitly targets weaknesses of struggling or at-risk readers.

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Summer 2022 Jolly Phonics & Jolly Grammar Workshops:

Introduction to Jolly Phonics: Webinar

A Game-Changing Approach to Phonics in PreK – 1
Webinar

Wednesday August 17, 2022 – 10:00-12:00 noon

Webinar $30.00

Covers full spectrum of 42 English sounds (not just 26 sounds of the alphabet)
Multi-sensory teaching of phonics and phonemic awareness…

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Jolly Phonics Part 2

Day-to-day Jolly Phonics Lessons: Term One (Fall)

Thursday August 18, 2022 – 10:00am -12:00pm: $60.00

Webinar $60.00

Chris Jolly, founder, will join us!

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Jolly Phonics Part 3

Terms Two & Three (Winter & Spring)
Students have learned how to blend and spell 42 letter-sounds. What’s next?

Friday August 19, 2022 – 10:00am -12:00pm: $60.00

Webinar $60.00

Chris Jolly, founder, will join us!

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Jolly Grammar 1 & 2

Explicit, multi-sensory whole-class teaching of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Tuesday August 23, 2022 – 10:00am -12:00pm: $60.00

Webinar $60.00

Jolly Grammar
Grades 1 & 2

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Jolly Grammar 3 & 4

Explicit, multi-sensory whole-class teaching of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Wednesday August 24, 2022 – 10:00am -12:00pm: $60.00

Webinar $60.00

Jolly Grammar
Grades 3 & 4

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What Our Customers Have to Say

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Carrie Carter (Gray, Maine)

I have never seen this kind of understanding in all the years I have taught young readers.

I am amazed with the progress and growth.

Thank you so much for inspiring me to love to teach reading and writing and for having a lively, appropriate program that children can’t wait to use.

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Juanita DeWitt (retired teacher, Portland, Maine)

I am seeing amazing results. The children are highly engaged, making great progress, and enjoying themselves as they learn.
I want to thank you for introducing me to the Jolly Phonics program, for providing me with support and guidance and for sharing my passion for evidence-based phonics instruction.

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Jim King, Tutor (Braintree, Massachusetts)

After teaching secondary school English for 43 years, I recently retired and took on a “Can you help my 6-year-old reluctant-reader with her reading confidence?” tutoring challenge. It took about ten minutes for that feisty first grader to convince me that I was way out of my league.

But Jennie Smith-Brock introduced me to the “Jolly Phonics” philosophy and protocols, and encouraged me to ask follow-up questions as they arose. Her intro’ webinar was enormously helpful, as were the few subsequent consults/conversations that followed. The inexpensive and engaging “Jolly Phonics”-sequenced readers were a life-saver. Clearly, the measurable progress they afforded gave a much-needed boost to my young student and to her crusty teacher, each. Jennie was the competent, patient, sensible, no-nonsense tutor that I myself needed. I whole-heartedly recommend both Jennie and her approach.

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