Monthly Archives: June 2014

Advice to new parents: Read to your infant

In the RWS Tutoring blog we don’t often share links to stories but wanted to share this article just published in The New York Times (June 24, 2014). The Times reports that American Academy of Pediatrics is advancing a new policy … Continue reading

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Just read! Tips for when you aren’t tutoring (or when you are)

Tutoring provides much needed support for those who struggle with reading–scaffolding to help learn vocabulary, comprehend new texts, build fluency and decode challenging words. At its best, tutoring meets a child at his or her point of need and provides … Continue reading

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Summer learning loss a challenge for some children

Summer is here and for many students it is a time to sleep later, play more and for some, to catch up on reading. For some—especially for those living in poverty or who struggle academically—it is a time when they … Continue reading

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