Learn to Read

Know a struggling reader? 

Your child can learn to read in 2019!

Who:  Any struggling or emerging reader of any age, with or without a diagnosis of dyslexia. We teach all types of children to read. What:  One-on-one tutoring program that teaches struggling readers to read, comprehend, spell, and write—at grade level and beyond. Impact: LearnUp works. In just 3 months of tutoring, the average LearnUp student:
  • Jumped 2.0-grade levels in reading
  • Increased word fluency by more than 50%
  • Gained over 44 words per minute in fluency
We have one of the fastest and most effective reading programs on the market. Where:  Tutoring sessions are held at La Boulangerie offices in San Francisco (Pine St. at Fillmore). When:  3 – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday How:  A FREE 30-minute reading assessment is the best way to get started. Learn More at www.learnupcenters.org What Parents are Saying: “My 10-year-old started the program at a 2nd-grade reading level. To our amazement, he ended seven weeks later at a 4th-grade level, where he should be, but more importantly with a love of reading.” — Mary Flynn Danny tutor 10 “The most important aspect of this reading program for me was to see my daughter’s self-concept change.” — Lia McLoughlin learning to read See more testimonials here. Learn to read now. Contact us for a free reading assessment. 

Pre-K Reading Workshop

For Parents and Educators 

This two-day workshop (Saturday, September 10th and 17th) provides a crash course in early literacy (Pre-K) from theory to practice and teach you how to identify the early signs of a struggling reader, including early signs of dyslexia and will learn techniques and activities that can address the common challenges facing these emerging readers.

The workshop comes with over $500 worth of teaching materials, curriculum activities and reading books.

Presented by Steve Tattum, LearnUp Centers Reading Director. This is a rare opportunity to learn directly from the founder of the LearnUp reading program. Sign-up today!

Learn How Young Children Acquire Reading

  • Discover the latest in Research on Early Childhood Literacy and reading acquisition.
  • Understand how young children acquire pre-literacy skills and how toddlers learn letters and sounds.
  • What you can do to ensure your child is reading ready.
  • Learn the early signs of a struggling reader in the pre-literacy years.
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Get Hands-on Training

  • Receive hands-on training in a developmentally appropriate, multi-sensory reading program for young children.
  • This reading program is built around the five key fundamentals to reading readiness recommended by the National Reading Panel (phonemic awareness, phonics development, vocabulary development, comprehension, and fluency).
  • Workshop includes practical tips for engaging young children in learning through fun, multi-modality practices, spell and read games and auditory and visual mnemonics.
  • Learn practical approaches to teaching your child phonemic awareness and alphabet recognition, address common early literacy issues before they become reading problems.
  • Learn how to use  storybooks to practice new skills and give your child immediate success in reading.
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Take Home Materials ($500 Value)

  • Teacher’s manual
  • Teacher’s guide
  • Reading diagnostic surveys for young children
  • Daily activities for a year of Kindergarten
  • Magnetic Board for manipulating letters and sounds
  • Large, easy to manipulate, magnetic letter set
  • Word and picture set for each vowel sound
  • Objects for phonemic awareness activities
  • Words and pictures set
  • 10 storybooks: First Steps Series, written by Steve Tattum. The storybooks correspond to each literacy concept taught in the curriculum

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Steve Tattum, Workshop Leader

Steve Tattum, Reading Director and founder of the LearnUp reading program.

Steve received his undergraduate degree in education at Eastern Illinois in 1969 and his Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in special education at George Washington University. He is the former Director of the Denver Academy.

Many programs can teach kids to read. Steve’s  program integrates the best practices of the leading reading programs on the market (Orton, Linda Mood-Bell, Slingerland, Reading Recovery, Whole Language, etc.) and combines them with the latest brain research and National Reading Panel recommendations to create a superior, systematic program that accelerates reading acquisition.

Who Should Attend?

  • Parents
  • Early childhood educators
  • Learning specialists
  • Reading Tutors
  • Pre-K-3 teachers
  • Elementary school staff and teachers
  • Family advocates

September 10th & 17th

Saturday, September 10th and 17th When: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Where: University of San Francisco, Main Campus, Malloy Hall

Sign Up Now!

Cost: $975 Includes the workshop and all materials ($500+ value). Sign Up now Pre-K Reading Workshop.