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.

Interactive and experiential

It’s fun, it's engaging, 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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Homeschool Online Course and Program Launches January 25th
Finally, an effective homeschool reading program that any parent can implement! Designed by Steve Tattum, LearnUp's Reading Director, our homeschool reading program gives you all the tools you need to teach your child to read. Each step along the way, Steve Tattum, LearnUp's Reading Director and founder of our reading program, is there to teaches your child how to read.

Here is how it works:

Week 1: The Theory and Fundamentals of Reading Acquisition
Learn the theory and practice of reading. And learn all the fundamentals you need to be able to support your child's reading development.

Week 2: From Theory to Practice--a Week Long Practicum
Turn reading theory into teaching reading by using the program to teach your child to read.

Week 3:  Hone your Skills and Overcoming Challenges
Bring your real world experiences in teaching reading to your child back to the classroom for discussion and deeper understanding of how the program works.

Ongoing learning: Office Hours
Attend the live open forum meetings with Steve Tattum to answer your questions, discuss challenges, and meet with your community.

Upcoming Live Course Dates
January 25th through February 12th

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LearnUp is now tutoring online.

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LearnUp now offers live and self-directed workshops in reading and comprehension. Learn more on LearnUp's online course site

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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.

Interactive and experiential

It’s fun, it's engaging, 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.

Get Program Details

News

Homeschool Online Course and Program Launches in January 2021
Finally, a homeschool program that any parent can implement! Designed by Steve Tattum, LearnUp's Reading Director, our homeschool reading program will give you all the tools you need to teach your child to read. Each step along the way, Steve Tattum, LearnUp's Reading Director and founder of our reading program, is there to teaches your child how to read.

The program includes:
-- background lessons and materials on the Science of Reading.all handouts and materials.
-- follow along with videos where Steve T. teaches a new concept and your child follows along at home.
-- a full structured phonics curriculum that will teach all levels of readers to read or read better.
-- activities and procedures to increase spelling, writing, and fluency.
-- parent background videos that teach how to teach reading.access to digital reading series of books that correspond to the phonemic level of the program. 
-- access to live Office Hours dedicated to home school learning where you can meet with Steve T. to ask questions, get clarifications, or simply to meet with other homeschooling parents. 

LearnUp is Giving Back During Covid
LearnUp recognizes that many families are stretched economically and by the challenges of online and at-home learning. We want to do our part to support literacy and reading acquisition so that all our children learn how to read during a time when many are falling behind. During the pandemic, LearnUp is offering its courses and trainings at greatly reduced prices to make them more affordable and accessible to all. 

January Homeschool Course
-- Enroll in the  LIVE course (January 11th - 22nd).Attend one hour sessions Monday-Friday. Live meetings will be recorded and re-posted as a self-directed online training program.
-- Enrollment includes all instruction, access to the video recording, program materials, digital chapter books, and the LearnUp community for 6 months.
-- Program cost: $600

LearnUp's homeschool mimics our super effective in-person structured phonics program. See our outcome pages for more information about program outcomes.

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LearnUp is now tutoring online.

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LearnUp now offers live and self-directed workshops in reading and comprehension. Learn more on LearnUp's online course site

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"I like it because it makes me happy. I can read bigger words. And can read by myself."

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About LearnUp

LearnUp is a nonprofit literacy center on a mission to change how we 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 sure our tutors have the pedagogy and personality to teach and motivate your kids to read.

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