LEARN TO READ!

Learn to

READ!

READING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR 4 YEAR-OLDS & ENTERING KINDERGARTNERS

Get a jump start on reading

THIS SUMMER

In our fun summer program, your child will learn to read and develop a love of books and reading.

Get a jump start on reading

THIS SUMMER

In our fun summer program, your child will learn to read and develop a love of books and reading.

 Learning to read is fun and easy when you get off to the right start. Children who develop a strong foundation in beginning phonics feel confident and experience success as they learn how to read.

Children who have a strong, positive relationship with books start school with a huge advantage. They are motivated to learn how to read and they develop a love of reading that lasts a lifetime.

“HOW CAN I MAKE SURE THAT MY CHILD…”

“Is enthusiastic about books?”

“Learns the most important beginning reading skills?”

“Feels excited about learning to read?”

“Is ready for the first day of kindergarten?”

“HOW CAN I MAKE SURE THAT MY CHILD…”

“Is enthusiastic about books?”

“Learns the most important beginning reading skills?”

“Feels excited about learning to read?”

“Is ready for the first day of kindergarten?”

FOR YEARS, OUR READING SKILLS PROGRAM HAS PROVIDED THE ANSWERS FOR FAMILIES LIKE YOURS.

Institute of Reading DevelopmentSince 2003, Bradley University Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

Since 2003, Bradley University Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

Institute of Reading DevelopmentSince 2003, Bradley University Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

Since 2003, Bradley University Continuing Education, a non-profit organization, has offered programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development.

The Institute of Reading Development has taught valuable reading skills to more than two million students across the United States since 1970.

Like many other colleges and universities nationwide, we are proud to bring the Institute’s programs and instructors to families in our community. These programs help students become better readers at every age and inspire a love of books and reading.

A FUN WAY TO BUILD STRONG READING SKILLS

Our Reading Skills Program teaches children how to read and inspires them to love books and reading.

This program provides a fun classroom experience led by a terrific teacher plus the benefits and convenience of interactive online activities between classes.

Children learn the skills they need to get off to a strong start with reading and school. The program features engaging materials, wonderful books, and fresh activities you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll attend class with your child and learn easy ways to support reading development at home.

The Reading Skills Program is an effective way to prepare your child to read with confidence. Your child will have a great experience learning to read!

A FUN WAY TO BUILD STRONG READING SKILLS

Our Reading Skills Program teaches children how to read and inspires them to love books and reading.

This program provides a fun classroom experience led by a terrific teacher plus the benefits and convenience of interactive online activities between classes.

Children learn the skills they need to get off to a strong start with reading and school. The program features engaging materials, wonderful books, and fresh activities you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll attend class with your child and learn easy ways to support reading development at home.

The Reading Skills Program is an effective way to prepare your child to read with confidence. Your child will have a great experience learning to read!

WHAT YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN

BEGINNING PHONICS

Through step-by-step instruction, children learn how to recognize letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make, sound out simple words, and read short sentences. Your child will build phonics skills through in-class instruction and fun online lessons featuring the reading superhero Bookman.

SIGHT WORDS 

Recognizing common words like “the” and “is” by sight makes learning to read much easier and provides a big boost in confidence. During the program, your child will learn sight words through direct instruction from the teacher and engaging online lessons and games at home.

BEGIN TO READ

Your child will be thrilled to sound out words and read short sentences in our wonderful phonics reader, Let’s Read! Students receive support both in class and at home so that they are successful and come away with a tremendous sense of accomplishment.

LOVE OF READING

This fun program will inspire your child to love books and be excited about learning to read. Each week in class, your child will listen to great books read aloud and participate in comprehension-building discussions and fun book activities like acting out the story. You’ll also receive four great picture books that your child will want to hear over and over again.

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS

FIVE WEEKLY CLASSES

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From the first class, your child’s teacher will make learning new skills exciting and productive. You and your child will enjoy class and look forward to attending week after week.

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Every class is full of fun, teacher-led book activities and direct instruction in letter recognition, beginning phonics, and the sight words needed for early reading.

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If you have a scheduling conflict there are options for taking a make-up class.

LEARNING BETWEEN CLASSES

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Between weekly classes, students complete interactive online lessons and activities. Your child will really love these fun lessons featuring reading superhero Bookman.

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The online lessons are effective because they promote active learning. Your child will get the practice needed to feel confident and motivated about learning to read.

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Simply help your child log in to complete the lessons independently at his or her own pace.

ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHER

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Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.

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Teachers understand the importance of warm, open communication with students and parents. Your child will feel supported by the teacher and eager to participate in class.

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The teacher will work closely with your child to ensure that he or she makes individual progress and has a wonderful, enriching experience.

FIVE WEEKLY CLASSES

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From the first class, your child’s teacher will make learning new skills exciting and productive. You and your child will enjoy class and look forward to attending week after week.

^

Every class is full of fun, teacher-led book activities and direct instruction in letter recognition, beginning phonics, and the sight words needed for early reading.

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If you have a scheduling conflict there are options for taking a make-up class.

LEARNING BETWEEN CLASSES

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Between weekly classes, students complete interactive online lessons and activities. Your child will really love these fun lessons featuring reading superhero Bookman.

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The online lessons are effective because they promote active learning. Your child will get the practice needed to feel confident and motivated about learning to read.

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Simply help your child log in to complete the lessons independently at his or her own pace.

ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHER

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Our teachers are passionate about books and excited to share their love of reading with students of all ages.

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Teachers understand the importance of warm, open communication with students and parents. Your child will feel supported by the teacher and eager to participate in class.

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The teacher will work closely with your child to ensure that he or she makes individual progress and has a wonderful, enriching experience.

BY THE END OF THE PROGRAM, YOUR CHILD WILL…

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Learn beginning phonics and sight words

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Read simple words and sentences

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Be enthusiastic about books and reading

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Feel confident about learning to read

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Be ready for the first day of kindergarten!

BY THE END OF THE PROGRAM, YOUR CHILD WILL…

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Learn beginning phonics and sight words

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Read simple words and sentences

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Be enthusiastic about books and reading

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Feel confident about learning to read

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Be ready for the first day of kindergarten!

SECURE A SPOT IN THE PROGRAM TODAY! 

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5 engaging weekly classes

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An experienced, dedicated teacher

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Interactive online activities between classes

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4 delightful picture books

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Let’s Read phonics reader

$30 discount for each additional student

For more information, or to enroll by phone, call 1 (800) 451-1263.
7 am- 9 pm Mon- Fri, 7 am- 6 pm Sat, 9 am- 5 pm Sun

SECURE A SPOT IN THE PROGRAM TODAY!  

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5 engaging weekly classes

^

An experienced, dedicated teacher

^

Interactive online activities between classes

^

4 delightful picture books

^

Let’s Read! phonics reader

$30 discount for each additional student

For more information, or to enroll by phone, call 1 (800) 451-1263.

7 am- 9 pm Mon- Fri, 7 am- 6 pm Sat, 9 am- 5 pm Sun

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We guarantee that the summer program will make a big difference in every student’s reading development. If you are not completely satisfied after attending the classes and completing the home practice, then contact us within 30 days of your last class for a full refund. Click here for complete terms and conditions.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We guarantee that the summer program will make a big difference in every student’s reading development. If you are not completely satisfied after attending the classes and completing the home practice, then contact us within 30 days of your last class for a full refund. Click here for complete terms and conditions.

HEAR FROM PARENTS OF ENTERING KINDERGARTNERS

“He just took his kindergarten assessment test to see how well he’s prepared, and they were really impressed he was able to recognize all of his letters and know the sound of the letters.”

– Karina, Parent

“Joaquin loves to read now. Independently, he’ll look at books and he’ll start identifying sight words. He will start using phonics and breaking down words. He actually gets excited to discover that he can read.”

– Alicia, Parent

“The program really helped her learn how to enjoy reading. When you’re better at something, when you’ve had a strong foundation, you feel confident in it.”

– Shaina, Parent

See How Your Child Can Get a Jump Start On Reading This Summer


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is the Reading Skills Program right for my child?

All 4 year-olds and entering kindergartners benefit from developing beginning reading skills. In class, the teacher provides guidance for each child and shows parents how to support reading development. Every child makes progress during the program.

What happens in class?

Weekly classes are led by trained, enthusiastic teachers. You’ll attend all classes with your child. Every class includes phonics and sight word instruction, games, reading aloud, comprehension-building discussions, and enrichment activities in great picture books. Your teacher will work individually with your child to develop his or her skills.

What will my child do at home between classes?

Between classes, your child will complete four sessions of online lessons and activities, including phonics and sight word lessons and reading enrichment activities. Interactive online lessons are easy for children to follow and complete on their own. Technology support is available.

Can I attend class with my child?

You’ll attend all classes with your child and learn easy and fun ways to support your child’s reading development. Parents enjoy attending class and learning helpful reading techniques they can use at home.

Is it possible to make up missed classes?

Yes, in the event of a scheduling conflict, you’ll have two simple options for taking a make-up class. You can contact customer support to schedule either an interactive online make-up lesson or a live make-up in another nearby class.

What is the class size?

To ensure that all children have a great experience, we cap enrollment at a maximum of 18 students. Your child will get personal attention from the teacher and have a chance to actively participate in group activities.

Is there a discount for enrolling more than one student in the program?

Yes. Programs are available for students entering every grade level, so we encourage you to sign up everyone in your family. After you enroll one student, you will receive a $30 discount for each additional student you enroll. This discount only applies to family members at the same mailing address.

What is the Institute of Reading Development?

A leader in reading instruction since 1970, the Institute provides reading development programs through colleges, universities, and other non-profit organizations. For more information, visit readingprograms.org.

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

MAKE NEXT YEAR A BIG SUCCESS!