Live Online
Reading
Skills Program

Available This Summer
For Entering 1st Graders

Live Online
Reading Skills Program

Available This Summer
For Entering 1st Graders

Call phone800-903-2173

Program Advisors are happy to help!

We turn kids into STRONG READERS who LOVE BOOKS!

Live Online
Reading Skills Program

Available This Summer For Entering 1st Graders

Call phone800-903-2173

Program Advisors are happy to help!

This exceptional program brings together time-tested reading skills instruction, great books, and an experienced, inspiring teacher from the Institute of Reading Development, a leader in live online education for children. This one-of-a-kind combination makes learning to read easy and fun and sets every child up for success.

In this program, your child will:

  • Read five great books at the right level of difficulty
  • Learn core phonics and sight word skills
  • Build reading comprehension
  • Feel confident and excited about learning to read

Once a week, your child will attend a face-to-face online class with an expert teacher, where students can see, hear, and speak with each other. Between classes, students complete fun interactive skills lessons that they can do independently, plus structured reading practice with lots of support.

With over 18 hours of instruction and activities, your child will build skills week after week. To help you during these challenging times, we are offering the program at a reduced price.

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

– Deborah

Call phone800-903-2173

Program Advisors are happy to help!

The Right Skills

Students in this program learn important first-grade reading skills and increase their confidence before going back to school.

Phonics

Your child will learn first-grade phonics, the most important skill for beginning readers. Students are excited to learn how to sound out words easily and accurately in lessons tailored to their skill level.

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Sight Words

Your child will learn to recognize words like ‘have’ and ‘was’ by sight. By the end of the program, students know how to read more than a third of the words in first-grade books without having to sound them out.

Comprehension

Under the guidance of an expert teacher, your child will learn to recognize story structure, identify with characters, and follow events.

Independent Reading

The best way to become a stronger reader is to read a lot! Independent reading practice builds strong skills, as well as confidence and motivation. Your child will get a big head start on next year.

The Right Books

In this program your child will read five wonderful first-grade books, written at the right level of difficulty for beginning readers. Your child will get lots of support so he or she will succeed with each book, enjoy reading, and feel a sense of pride and accomplishment.

The Right Experience

Our enthusiastic teachers are trained to give students the support they need to succeed with reading. Each week, the teacher leads students in independent reading practice, instruction in phonics skills and sight words, and class games and book activities. Our inspiring instruction will make learning to read easy and fun for your child.

The Right Results

Your child’s confidence will soar in this exceptional program. By the end of the program, your child will be a skilled, enthusiastic reader. Best of all, he or she will feel motivated and excited about learning how to read.

This exceptional program brings together time-tested reading skills instruction, great books, and an experienced, inspiring teacher from the Institute of Reading Development, a leader in live online education for children. This one-of-a-kind combination makes learning to read easy and fun and sets every child up for success.

In this program, your child will:

  • Read five great books at the right level of difficulty
  • Learn core phonics and sight word skills
  • Build reading comprehension
  • Feel confident and excited about learning to read

Once a week, your child will attend a face-to-face online class with an expert teacher, where students can see, hear, and speak with each other. Between classes, students complete fun interactive skills lessons that they can do independently, plus structured reading practice with lots of support.

With over 18 hours of instruction and activities, your child will build skills week after week. To help you during these challenging times, we are offering the program at a reduced price.

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

– Deborah

This exceptional program brings together time-tested reading skills instruction, great books, and an experienced, inspiring teacher from the Institute of Reading Development, a leader in live online education for children. This one-of-a-kind combination makes learning to read easy and fun and sets every child up for success.

In this program, your child will:

  • Read five great books at the right level of difficulty
  • Learn core phonics and sight word skills
  • Build reading comprehension
  • Feel confident and excited about learning to read

Once a week, your child will attend a face-to-face online class with an expert teacher, where students can see, hear, and speak with each other. Between classes, students complete fun interactive skills lessons that they can do independently, plus structured reading practice with lots of support.

With over 18 hours of instruction and activities, your child will build skills week after week. To help you during these challenging times, we are offering the program at a reduced price.

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

– Deborah

The Right Skills

Students in this program learn important first-grade reading skills and increase their confidence before going back to school.

Phonics

Your child will learn first-grade phonics, the most important skill for beginning readers. Students are excited to learn how to sound out words easily and accurately in lessons tailored to their skill level.

U

Sight Words

Your child will learn to recognize words like ‘have’ and ‘was’ by sight. By the end of the program, students know how to read more than a third of the words in first-grade books without having to sound them out.

Comprehension

Under the guidance of an expert teacher, your child will learn to recognize story structure, identify with characters, and follow events.

Independent Reading

The best way to become a stronger reader is to read a lot! Independent reading practice builds strong skills, as well as confidence and motivation. Your child will get a big head start on next year.

The Right Books

In this program your child will read five wonderful first-grade books, written at the right level of difficulty for beginning readers. Your child will get lots of support so he or she will succeed with each book, enjoy reading, and feel a sense of pride and accomplishment.

The Right Experience

Our enthusiastic teachers are trained to give students the support they need to succeed with reading. Each week, the teacher leads students in independent reading practice, instruction in phonics skills and sight words, and class games and book activities. Our inspiring instruction will make learning to read easy and fun for your child.

The Right Results

Your child’s confidence will soar in this exceptional program. By the end of the program, your child will be a skilled, enthusiastic reader. Best of all, he or she will feel motivated and excited about learning how to read.

The program met our expectations of teaching our child skills to improve and enjoy reading as well as teaching us as parents how to support his reading. We are extremely pleased with the reading program.

Debbie

Akron, OH

The program met our expectations of teaching our child skills to improve and enjoy reading as well as teaching us as parents how to support his reading. We are extremely pleased with the reading program.

Debbie

Akron, OH

A Fun Way To Build Strong Reading Skills

This program includes fun online classes led by a terrific teacher. Between classes, your child will enjoy completing interactive lessons that improve skills, confidence, and motivation.

FACE-TO-FACE ONLINE CLASSES

Each week students attend a dynamic, live online class. During class, students can see, hear, and speak with each other and their teacher in real time!  Every class features fun activities, phonics and sight word instruction and games, independent reading practice, and comprehension-building book discussions.

EXPERT TEACHER

Our knowledgeable, encouraging teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages. They know how to make classes productive for all students.  Your child will really like the teacher, and you will too!

LEARNING BETWEEN CLASSES

Between classes, students complete independent reading assignments and interactive online lessons tailored to their skill level.  Lessons cover phonics, sight words, and reading comprehension. They’ll boost your child’s confidence and motivation.

AN INTEGRATED PROGRAM THAT BUILDS SKILLS WEEK AFTER WEEK

Weekly classes led by an enthusiastic teacher plus engaging online lessons ensure that your child reads and practices skills consistently throughout the program. Your child will have a wonderful experience and make great progress!

A Fun Way To Build Strong Reading Skills

This program includes fun online classes led by a terrific teacher. Between classes, your child will enjoy completing interactive lessons that improve skills, confidence, and motivation.

FACE-TO-FACE ONLINE CLASSES

Each week students attend a dynamic, live online class. During class, students can see, hear, and speak with each other and their teacher in real time!  Every class features fun activities, phonics and sight word instruction and games, independent reading practice, and comprehension-building book discussions.

EXPERT TEACHER

Our knowledgeable, encouraging teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages. They know how to make classes productive for all students.  Your child will really like the teacher, and you will too!

LEARNING BETWEEN CLASSES

Between classes, students complete independent reading assignments and interactive online lessons tailored to their skill level.  Lessons cover phonics, sight words, and reading comprehension. They’ll boost your child’s confidence and motivation.

AN INTEGRATED PROGRAM THAT BUILDS SKILLS WEEK AFTER WEEK

Weekly classes led by an enthusiastic teacher plus engaging online lessons ensure that your child reads and practices skills consistently throughout the program. Your child will have a wonderful experience and make great progress!

9/10 Parents Recommend

Over 9 out of 10 parents of students who participated in The University of Akron Summer Reading Program would recommend the program to a friend.

The University of Akron, Workforce Training Solutions is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program. Since 1998, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading.

Since 1970, we’ve taught key reading skills to more than three million students in classrooms nationwide. Now we’re proud to be pioneers in face-to-face, live online classes for children and adolescents.

During the past 6 years, highly trained Institute of Reading Development teachers have taught over three thousand face-to-face live online reading courses to more than 50,000 students.

Enrolling in a live, face-to-face online program will give your child the skills and motivation needed for success all with the convenience of participating from home.

9/10 Parents Recommend

Over 9 out of 10 parents of students who participated in The University of Akron Summer Reading Program would recommend the program to a friend.

The University of Akron, Workforce Training Solutions is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program. Since 1998, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading.

Since 1970, we’ve taught key reading skills to more than three million students in classrooms nationwide. Now we’re proud to be pioneers in face-to-face, live online classes for children and adolescents.

During the past 6 years, highly trained Institute of Reading Development teachers have taught over three thousand face-to-face live online reading courses to more than 50,000 students.

Enrolling in a live, face-to-face online program will give your child the skills and motivation needed for success all with the convenience of participating from home.

This program is the easiest, best way for your child to:

Z

Learn first-grade phonics skills

Z

Recognize common sight words

Z

Build stronger reading comprehension

Z

Read five great first-grade books

Z

Feel confident and excited about learning to read

Z

Be ready for the first day of 1st grade!

These outstanding online programs take place at a range of dates and times.
Convenient make-up classes are available if needed.

For more information, or to enroll by phone:

Call phone800-903-2173

A Program Advisor can answer all of your questions!

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

– Matthew

He’s excited about reading now instead of being intimidated. We are very pleased with all he has accomplished and we are so thankful to this program, it was outstanding!

– Jody

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

– Erica

For more information, or to enroll by phone:

Call phone800-903-2173

Program Advisors are happy to help!

This program is the easiest, best way for your child to:

This program is the easiest, best way for your child to:

Z

Learn first-grade phonics skills

Z

Recognize common sight words

Z

Build stronger reading comprehension

Z

Read five great first-grade books

Z

Feel confident and excited about learning to read

Z

Be ready for the first day of 1st grade!

These outstanding online programs take place at a range of dates and times.
Convenient make-up classes are available if needed.

For more information, or to enroll by phone:

Call phone800-903-2173

A Program Advisor can answer all of your questions!

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

– Matthew

He’s excited about reading now instead of being intimidated. We are very pleased with all he has accomplished and we are so thankful to this program, it was outstanding!

– Jody

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

– Erica

For more information, or to enroll by phone:

Call phone800-903-2173

Program Advisors are happy to help!