Did you know that the ten most common words in the written English language make up 25% of all written text? It’s kind of crazy to think about. But it’s a huge win when you have a student struggling to learn how to decode. If we can teach them to automatically recognize these ten words, bingo! We’ve already greatly reduced their energy needed to access 25% of all the words they see on a page!Read More
It's a gorgeous day in Chicago and we just sent out our first five FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP acceptance emails for our Morning Intensive Summer Camp!
These scholarships will enable students from across the city of Chicago who have demonstrated both significant academic and financial need to receive 60 instructional hours of structured literacy intervention from experts in the field.
If you can't tell, we are pretty excited about it.
So...in case you didn't see on social media, I just had a baby! Andre and I are now parents to three incredible children ages four and under. We have been finding our feet slowly the last ten days, with the beautiful support of friends and family. We couldn't be more thankful.
In between backyard lunches (finally!) and diaper changes, we've been answering many phone calls and email inquiries regarding our summer camps beginning July 9th! There have been several reoccurring questions, so I thought I would address them in one blog post for easy reference.Read More