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4 Ways to Get Your Teen Reading Again!

Feb 25,2019 | Posted in Parent Blogs, Parent Stories, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

As a mom, educator and president of a tutoring company, I never would have thought that getting my children to read would be a struggle. In our home, my husband and I always played games that promoted literacy, we read … Read More

Do You Know the Signs of a True Reading Weakness?

Frustrated Student
Oct 02,2018 | Posted in Academic Subjects, Dyslexia, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

I think my child is struggling with reading. I am concerned about his reading skills. What are the signs of  a reading weakness? Reading issues can be hard to detect for parents. Is your child reading on grade level? Is his … Read More

Get Your Kids Reading This Summer with This!

Girl looking at books in store
Jun 15,2018 | Posted in Reading, Summer Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

I love to read! Reading is truly something I look forward to. I always loved reading as a child, and even more so as an adult. However, not everyone has an affinity for reading. In fact, it is often difficult … Read More

Summer Learning Made Easy

summer reading
May 13,2018 | Posted in Creative Writing, Learning Activities, Math, Reading, summer camp, Summer Slide Prevention, Summer Tutoring, Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Summer vacation is just a few weeks away! As the school year winds down and the summer planning begins be sure to incorporate summer learning into your schedule. A summer without an academic component can lead to a significant learning … Read More

5 Reasons Why Reading With Your Children Is So Important

Girl Reading on the Grass
Apr 08,2018 | Posted in Parent Blogs, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Reading with your children is very important because it increases overall oral reading fluency, builds vocabulary development and improves overall comprehension skills. Children who are read to are more likely to be successful in school. Did you know there are other … Read More

3 Reading Resources We LOVE

Feb 14,2018 | Posted in Learning Resources, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

In celebration of Valentine’s Day,  we wanted to share some reading resources that we love! These sites can help support your child’s existing reading program. We have many more reading sites that we love; however, these 3 are fun, interactive … Read More

Promote Creative Writing With These 6 Prompts

Feb 03,2018 | Posted in Creative Writing, Writing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Are you looking for ways to foster your child’s creative writing skills? Creative writing promotes critical thinking skills, gives a student the opportunity to expand their imagination and creativity, and helps improve grammar skills. Here are some writing prompts that … Read More

Questions To Ask Before, During and After Reading

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Nov 16,2017 | Posted in Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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Asking questions before, during and after reading improves comprehension and develops critical thinking skills. As parents and educators, we need to encourage our children to ask questions before, during and after reading. The more you incorporate this strategy of asking questions, … Read More

3 Signs That Your Child Needs A Tutor

Boy and Teacher
Oct 12,2017 | Posted in Academic Subjects, Math, Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Working with a tutor sooner rather than later can make a huge impact on a student’s overall success. A tutor can help a child establish a strong academic foundation, increase confidence, and help them reach their fullest potential. Parents need … Read More

What Do You Know About Dyslexia?

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Oct 03,2017 | Posted in Dyslexia, Reading, Wilson Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman
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October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month! Do you know 1 in 10 people have symptoms of dyslexia? Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.  Dyslexia can make  learning to read difficult; however, with the right instruction, almost all students with dyslexia … Read More



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