Academy of Literacy converts the memory challenged into logic based learners.
Teaches the ALPHabetic Principle in a meaningful & predictable format.
A.W.A.R.E. Academy of Literacy
Animated Word Approach to Rational Evaluation

A.W.A.R.E. Academy of Literacy is a resource to h.e.l.p. you become AWARE of a Knew approach to learning skills for reading and spelling using critical analytic thinking that builds on what you know and moves you from memorizing to constructing words and their spelling. This system of combining sounds and the learner's own knowledge is called:

The Inception of PhonKnowLedgy

PhonKnowLedgy The Remedial Reading system that has come to be known as, PhonKnowLedgy was developed by Mrs. Pringle while teaching in the public school system and was taught for eight years as a Remedial Reading Program in Cranbrook, B.C.

Over the last fifty years the program has evolved, which is clearly evident in the current ALPHabiTunes App, when compared to the original alphabet created when Mrs. Pringle first began teaching... more...

Synopsis of Awareliteracy

Island Parent Magazine A Computer Program That Teaches Early Readers

When it comes to teaching young children to read, there are many theories about what works and what doesn't work. This is a topic that both parents and educators are passionate about—we know how important it is for our children to have strong literacy skills, and we also know ... more...


PhonKnowLedgy The skill of critical analysis is key to a learner's success in the information age. Critical analytical thinking skills are the fundamental building blocks of PhonKnowLedgy. It bridges the gap between the traditional back-to-the-basics - phonics and the call for a more scientific system such as - constructivism. more...

Back to the Basics?

Back to the Basics? Information is doubling every 11 days. To keep pace, society must move forward into new technology, new science, new ways of gathering and disseminating information. Few of us would mandate going back to outdated duplicating equipment or manual typewriters. So why are we mandating our schools to go back to methods and materials that were state of the art when students prepared for jobs that are now becoming extinct? more...

No more phonics no more rules! We use logics as our tools! Knowing how we act and play tells us what the vowels will say!

Debugging the Mystique of "The Basics"

Debugging the Mystique After viewing the workbook pages of the last six decades (as shown on our Back to the Basics page), ask yourself how well they address the needs of today's learners?

  • Has the technology of delivering lessons moved with the times?
  • Do pictures reflect changes in society?
  • Has the language been kept current?
  • Is the fill-in-the-blank approach to learning different from 60 years ago?
  • Is "back to the basics" the panacea for the future? OR a recycling of discarded teaching techniques? more...

Forward to the Fundamentals

Forward to the Fundamentals A "new science of learning" is fundamental to prospering in the age of information overload. As teachers and students struggle to master the increasingly complex information, we need a system that teaches them to apply logic and critical thinking to problem solving in literacy. PhonKnowLedgy delivered by computer is ideally suited to systematically teach the complexities of making the English language logical. more...


H.E.L.P.Highly recommended by users, educators and learners
Effective for learners of all ages, cultures and learning styles
Learning is expedited
Process is needed to replace memory-dependent teaching more...