Helping Struggling Readers

Reading Rockets provides resources to parents and teachers supporting struggling readers. The resources include videos, research briefs, articles and webcasts. The focus is on early identification of a reading problems and dyslexia and strategies and techniques for helping the child in the classroom and at home.

For instance, research shows one-on-one tutoring is very effective in helping struggling readers achieve phonemic awareness.  Reading Rockets has a video clearly illustrates the techniques used in the classroom, as a teacher and student work through a lesson.  The resources on this site are outstanding.