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Reading Matters: Have you been "Sold a Story?" Nov 29, 2022

Only 35% of fourth grade students are proficient readers, according to the NAEP. That means that 65% of fourth graders in the united states are not reading at grade level. How is that possible? Because the dominant paradigm in education is based on disproven ideas about how children learn to...

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Student Spotlight: Katherine R. student spotlight Nov 29, 2022

Students who struggle to learn to read in kindergarten and first grade often experience anxiety, self-doubt, and fear of failure. When Katherine started our program in first grade, reading made her want to run and hide. Her parents were concerned that her struggle with reading...

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Ask Squiggles: Is My Child a "Late Bloomer?" Oct 05, 2022

YokyWorks students know him as Squiggles. Now he's here to answer your burning questions about reading development!

 

Dear Squiggles,

 My daughter just turned seven. While she knows her letter sounds and has some sight words, I noticed that she is very reluctant to read out loud....
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