Tutoring and Volunteering

Carefully supervised and well implemented tutoring programs can make a difference to struggling readers. Read more about the role of the volunteer tutor, how to develop a quality tutoring program, and the evidence that tutoring works.

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Nick Spano

Meet real-life children who struggle with reading but don't give up! A lively show geared for kids.

Al Roker

Learn the warning signs for a child who may have difficulties with reading and why early intervention is so important.

Deborah Norville

Find out how to help young readers learn to decode individual words accurately and quickly.

"What an astonishing thing a book is. It's a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you're inside the mind of another person ..." —

Carl Sagan