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Oxton House is your source for popular, exciting, powerful materials for teaching reading and math and for dealing with learning disabilities.

This is the home of Dr. Phyllis Fischer’s research-based, multisensory reading-decoding program, Concept Phonics, a classroom-tested, efficient, economical way to achieve breakthrough success with beginning readers.  We publish materials in:

Reading & Spelling    Math History & Arithmetic   Learning Disabilities & other special interests

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What's New at Oxton House:

Expanded Second Edition of
Math through the Ages,

co-published with
the Mathematical Association of America

— a hardbound book with the same text material as the paperback Second Edition plus 64 pages of Questions and Projects.

more about Math through the Ages

Now available as downloads –

Pathways from the Past – a pair of teacher’s manuals and two sets of activity sheets for helping students master various topics in arithmetic, pre-algebra, and algebra. These are curriculum-independent supplements.

Download Price only $24.95 per set

Pathways I:
Using History to Teach Numbers, Numerals, and Arithmetic

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Order Pathways I

Pathways II: Using History to Teach Algebra

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Order Pathways II

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Sounds & Spelling

Dr. Phyllis Fischer has begun work on a Second Edition of her successful book, The Sounds and Spelling Patterns of English.  If you have used the book and would like to make any suggestions to her, please email them to



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Stories from Somerville Readers 1 & 2 are now available as downloads for only $14.95 each.  Click here for more info about these remarkable controlled-vocabulary readers!

Download Workbook 1 for just $9.95

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Comprehension Workbooks 1A and 1B have been combined into a 54-page downloadable Comprehension Workbook 1 – One page of questions for each of the 50 stories in Reader 1, with permission to copy for use with all students of the purchaser, in easily reproducible black and white.  A real bargain!