We turn students into STRONG READERS who LOVE BOOKS!

Reading Skills Programs for Students of All Ages

SUMMER PROGRAMS ARE FILLING UP FAST

We turn students into
STRONG READERS
who LOVE BOOKS!

Reading Programs for All Ages
SUMMER PROGRAMS
ARE FILLING UP FAST

Virginia Commonwealth University, Office of Continuing and Professional Education, has proudly offered these exceptional reading programs to the students in your community since 2013.

These programs bring together time-tested reading instruction, great books, and an experienced, inspiring teacher from the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading instruction for 50 years!

Virginia Commonwealth University, Office of Continuing and Professional Education, has proudly offered these exceptional reading programs to the students in your community since 2013.

These programs bring together time-tested reading instruction, great books, and an experienced, inspiring teacher from the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading instruction for 50 years!

Five-Week Programs That Give Every Student:

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Face-to-face Live Online Classes

Each week, your child will attend a live online class with an expert teacher who engages students as they learn new skills and read great books. The Institute of Reading Development has already helped more than 3 million students develop key reading skills and taught thousands of live online programs to students of all ages. We know how to deliver effective online reading instruction that kids enjoy and look forward to week after week.

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Face-to-face Live Online Classes

Each week, your child will attend a live online class with an expert teacher who engages students as they learn new skills and read great books. The Institute of Reading Development has already helped more than 3 million students develop key reading skills and taught thousands of live online programs to students of all ages. We know how to deliver effective online reading instruction that kids enjoy and look forward to week after week.

My son looks forward to the class every week and enjoys the interaction between the teacher and classmates.

– Phyllis

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An enthusiastic, Expert Teacher

We select our inspiring teachers very carefully, hiring just 1.6% of all applicants. Our teachers receive extensive training and support, so they know how to deliver our time-tested curriculum effectively. You’ll notice that your child’s teacher is encouraging, passionate about books and reading, and focused on making class a fun, productive experience for every student. Your child will love the teacher, and you will too!

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An enthusiastic, Expert Teacher

We select our inspiring teachers very carefully, hiring just 1.6% of all applicants. Our teachers receive extensive training and support, so they know how to deliver our time-tested curriculum effectively. You’ll notice that your child’s teacher is encouraging, passionate about books and reading, and focused on making class a fun, productive experience for every student. Your child will love the teacher, and you will too!

Online teaching is a special set of skills and your teachers are spot on!

– Angela

SELF-PACED LESSONS

TEACH THE RIGHT SKILLS
FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL

PHONICS

SIGHT WORDS

FLUENCY & COMPREHENSION

LONG-WORD DECODING

TEXTBOOKS & NONFICTION

WRITING

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Interactive online lessons between classes

Between classes each week, students complete four sessions of grade-appropriate, interactive online instruction and reading practice on the program website. This part of the program goes beyond what you’d typically find in a learning app, bringing together enriching games, activities, exercises, and video instruction from some of our best teachers!  Designed to be completed independently, this fun and effective instruction guides students step by step as they master the most important reading skills at each grade level.

SELF-PACED LESSONS

TEACH THE RIGHT SKILLS
FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL

PHONICS

SIGHT WORDS

FLUENCY & COMPREHENSION

LONG-WORD DECODING

TEXTBOOKS & NONFICTION

WRITING

Z

Interactive online lessons between classes

Between classes each week, students complete four sessions of grade-appropriate, interactive online instruction and reading practice on the program website. This part of the program goes beyond what you’d typically find in a learning app, bringing together enriching games, activities, exercises, and video instruction from some of our best teachers!  Designed to be completed independently, this fun and effective instruction guides students step by step as they master the most important reading skills at each grade level.

We really enjoyed the experience of the program. The interactive online lessons were extremely engaging. My child loved them.

– Erica

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Great Books and materials

Our programs provide everything students need to become skilled, enthusiastic readers. We have carefully selected the very best books for students at every grade level. Written at the right level of challenge, these books hook readers with their exciting plots and interesting characters, helping students build skills and develop the habit of regular independent reading. You’ll also receive the Best Books Booklist, an online list of outstanding books organized by level of difficulty so that your child can take manageable steps up in challenge even after the program is over.

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Great Books and materials

Our programs provide everything students need to become skilled, enthusiastic readers. We have carefully selected the very best books for students at every grade level. Written at the right level of challenge, these books hook readers with their exciting plots and interesting characters, helping students build skills and develop the habit of regular independent reading. You’ll also receive the Best Books Booklist, an online list of outstanding books organized by level of difficulty so that your child can take manageable steps up in challenge even after the program is over.

This one-of-a-kind combination turns kids into skilled, enthusiastic readers set up for success

Summer Reading Programs are in high demand!

Secure Your Spot Today

Choose the grade your child will enter in Fall 2020:

You guys know what you are doing online, and we love your classes.

– Deborah

The instructor was kind, patient, and extremely knowledgeable, and the course itself was excellently tailored for the age group.

– Matthew

He says he found his love for reading! That’s music to my ears!

– Jennifer

This program really works! My daughter is one of the top readers in her class. More importantly, she loves to read!

– Angela

She now has more confidence in reading and writing, we will enroll her again next year. Thank you very much.

– Debbie

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