Lyn’s job is to use research, evidence and linguistics to produce programs, methods and texts for students, teachers and educators worldwide.
Lyn gained her linguistics degree at University College London and worked in a variety of speech and language settings in Australia since graduating in 1994.
She is also trained in Makaton, Auslan, Read Write Inc., Little Learners Love Literacy, Explicit Direct Instruction and Spalding.
Lyn has been in private practice since 1998 and has continued to train and mentor teachers whilst developing her linguistics-led learning programs.
Her busy tutoring practice has overseen the training and mentoring of many fine practitioners over the last two decades and continues to help hundreds of students in Australia and overseas of all ages fill their gaps in literacy.
Lyn’s Jim Jam Gang series, developed free of charge over Covid lockdown since in 2020 has been viewed by tens of thousands of children and adults all over the world.
- Her first book, Spelling for Life – Uncovering the Simplicity and Science of Spelling was released by Routledge Education in 2013.
- Her second book, Language for Life – Where Linguistics Meets Teaching was released in 2015.
- Her third book, Reading for Life: High quality literacy instruction for all, was released in December 2018.
These are her books: