Learning Spalding Phonograms with the App


Download the Spalding Phonograms App on to your mobile device.

Search “phonograms spalding”.

Be sure the App has this logo.


  1. Click Start Phonograms, Lesson 1-26, Phonogram Introduction

  2. Review phonograms by repeating the sounds

    • Focus on precise pronunciation

    • Do not drag out sounds or add vowel sounds to the end of consonants

  3. Once familiar with sounds, advance to Oral Phonogram Review

  4. Repeat steps 1-3 for Lessons: 27-45, 46-58, and 59-70.

  5. To practice the phonograms that are causing you difficulty, click Differentiated Practice and select those difficult phonograms.

  • Review using Oral Phonogram Review

Android App Troubleshooting

  • Restart your device

    • To restart your phone, press and hold the Power button for a few seconds. Then, on your screen, tap Restart Restart.

    • If you don't see "Restart," press and hold the Power button for about 30 seconds, until your phone restarts.

  • Check for Android updates

    • System updates can bring improvements that may fix your issue.

    • To check for and install system updates:

      • Open your device's Settings app Settings app.

      • Near the bottom, tap System and then System updates. (If needed, first tap About phone or About tablet.)

      • You'll see your update status. Follow any on-screen steps.

      • Update the app

      • App updates can bring improvements that may fix your issue.

  • To see and get updates for your apps:

    • Open your device's Play Store app Google Play.

    • Tap Menu Menu and then My apps & games.

    • Apps with available updates are labeled "Update."

    • If an update is available, tap Update.

    • If more updates are available, tap Update all.

  • If you are still experiencing an issue with the app

    • Please read the following article from Google to troubleshoot the issue.

    • https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2668665?hl=en

Kindle App Troubleshooting

A hidden sound feature on the Kindle that you can’t reverse. To fix this you need to install “Quick Mute Volume Control” from the Amazon app store. Luckily it’s a free app.

Open this app and raise all the volume controls. Once you exit the app you will need to restart the Kindle.