College of Education and Human Development

Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement

Functional Phonics 2.0 now available!

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Functional Phonics is a comprehensive, evidence-based phonics curriculum created by CAREI's literacy core staff which follows a logical progression of phonics based skills from simple to complex for building reading and spelling skills. The lessons consist of instructional routines and techniques. Each day includes hands-on, engaging, and multi-modal activities including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Curriculum license packages, print materials, expert training and support, and more are available via the Functional Phonics product website.