Online Tools, Websites and Books

WORD STUDY TOOLS
Etymonline
Wordsearcher
Mini Matrix Maker
Word Microscope
Latin Dictionary
Real Spelling Toolbox (subscription)
logeion.uchicago.edu – When you are typing in a word, Logeion will consult its database and suggest Greek or Latin lookalikes
HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR WORD STUDY – ONLINE
Word Works Kingston – Pete Bowers
Real Spellers
Orthographica – films made by Real Spelling to accompany Spellinars, a series of online classes offered by Real Spelling
Word Nerdery – forays in morphology & etymology
BOOKS

Just a FEW examples to get you started!

The American Way of Spelling – The Structure and Origins of American English Orthography- Richard L. Venezky
Beneath the Surface of Words – Sue Scibetta Hegland
Backpocket Words – Sharing the Essence of English Spelling – Gail Portnuff Venable
Etymologicon – A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language – Mark Forsyth (The Inky Fool)
Word Histories and Mysteries From Abracadabra to Zeus – from the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
Spell It Out – The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary Story of English Spellilng –  David Crystal
SL – Is For Sleaze but SN- Is For Sneeze! The Meaning Behind English Consonant Clusters – Colin Williams
English Words – from Latin and Greek Elements – Donald M. Ayers
 Unlocking Literacy – Marcia Henry
FREE!

These materials can be downloaded and are free! (a bequest from the family of Peter Smith.)

Greek and Latin Roots: for Science and the Social Sciences, Part I – Latin – Peter Smith
Greek and Latin Roots: for Science and the Social Sciences, Part II – Greek – Peter Smith
KIDS WORD ORIGIN DICTIONARY

Once Upon a Word – A Word Origin Dictionary for Kids – by Jess Zafarris

ETYMOLOGY DICTIONARIES
ETYMOLOGY – Chambers
Dictionary of Word Origins – John Ayto
Word Stems – A Dictionary – John Kennedy
Oxford English Etymology
INFORMATION WEBSITES
ortonacademy.org
idaontario.com
eida.org
childrenofthecode.org
ldonline.org
YOUTUBE VIDEOS – DYSLEXIA
FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING YOUTUBE CHANNEL
What is Dyslexia?
Embracing Dyslexia: The Interviews
Dyslexia: A Hidden Disability
Steven Spielberg Discusses his Dyslexia
Richard Branson on Dyslexia
Orlando Bloom – His Experience, thoughts & advice
Keira Knightley interviewed about her Dyslexia
ORTON-GILLINGHAM INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS
OG Drills Instruction
Visual and Auditory Warm Up
New Sound Card Learning
THE ORTON-GILLINGHAM ACADEMY
Academy Certification Levels
IDA FACT SHEETS
ADHD and Dyslexia
Adolescents and Adults
Assessment
At Risk Foreign Language Students
Dyslexia and the Brain
Dyslexia Basics
Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety Connection
Educational Promises
Effective Reading Instruction
Evaluating Professionals
Gifted and Dyslexia
Helpful Terminology
Homeschooling
IDA-Dyslexia Handbook – What Every Family Should Know
Spelling
Testing and Evaluation
Transition to College
Understanding Dysgraphia
STRUCTURED WORD INQUIRY

Workshop handouts will be available on the funlearning.ca course website after registration for courses