The average LearnUp student learns to read in 3 months.

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LearnUp teaches reading by actually reading books.

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The LearnUp Difference

LearnUp Centers teaches struggling readers, with or without a diagnosis of dyslexia, to read at grade level and beyond. In about 1/2 the time of most other programs.

Structured literacy

We use structured phonics with proprietary chapter books to systematically teach kids to read.

Blended curriculum

We combine the best methodologies from nationally-recognized reading programs with the latest brain research.

Hands-on and experiential

It’s tactile, it’s fun, and almost ½ of every session is spent actually reading books.

One-on-one tutoring

Focused sessions with highly-trained, energetic tutors give your kids the skills and confidence to read.

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Online Training

Online Comprehension Workshop: Comprehensive, Comprehension, Catalyst (C3)

August 10-14, 2020 | 10 Hour Program | Daily Live Sessions | Online |Enrolling Now!

The C3 program is the culmination of Steve Tattum's 40 year career teaching kids with learning differences to read. The latest update of to the comprehension program took over two years to create and is a blend of the best proven approaches to teaching kids to understand what they read.

In addition to teaching comprehension to mainstream students, Steve will present on how to teach comprehension to students with mild to severe learning differences.
The program comes complete with the C3 guide and access to digital versions of Tattum readers, including a digital copy of Tales of Mystery and accompanying comprehension guide.

The 10 hour long lessons of this course will be presented live and recorded. All lessons will be recorded and available for view for six months after course end.

This training is taught by Steve Tattum, reading expert and LearnUp's reading director

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About LearnUp

LearnUp is a nonprofit literacy center based in San Francisco and Marin on a mission to teach all levels and types of learners to read.

One-for-one scholarships

We believe that everyone deserves the gift of reading, regardless of income. So, as a nonprofit, we raise funds to provide scholarships to readers in need.

Proven curriculum

Created by Steve Tattum, LearnUp’s reading director, our curriculum has a 20+-year track record of success in teaching kids with learning differences to read.

Highly-trained tutors

Learning to read is hard work. We invest in rigorous training to make make sure our tutors have the pedagogy and personality to teach and motivate your kids to read.

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