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You’ve made the investment in Read Naturally Live; now you want the best possible results for your struggling readers. To achieve this, proper training in the program is essential. We offer excellent full-day seminars and individual coaching services, but we also recognize that many teachers have limited funds and full schedules. If this is you, we have an easy solution for you.

Congratulations, Joshua P. from Maple Grove, MN on being named Read Naturally's February Star of the Month! Joshua is a fifth grade student at Heritage Christian Academy. Joshua was chosen for his dedication to improvement and his pride in what he has accomplished with Read Live this year. His teacher, Deb Mades, shared the following about Joshua's success with Read Live.

A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that students with dyslexia are underperforming their peers at an earlier age than previously thought. The study asserts that the achievement gap between typical readers and students with dyslexia is evident as early as first grade.

This month's free 60-minute webinar is Funemics: Phonemic Awareness in 3D. Learn how Dance, Dickory Docks & a few Do-Re-Mis can teach phonemic awareness, a skill that eludes almost 25% of pre-readers. Get a deeper understanding of the research behind why and how we teach phonemic awareness, as well as a toolbox of concrete strategies to get started with Read Naturally’s Funēmics program. This webinar is presented by Funēmics author Andrea Peterson. Register here!

Phonological awareness is an umbrella term that includes four developmental levels: word awareness, syllable awareness, onset-rime awareness, and phoneme awareness. Our Phonological Awareness Skills table shows how specific phonological awareness skills fall into the four developmental levels. The table provides an example for each skill. We hope you will download, use, and share this free resource!

This month’s free 60-minute webinar is Read Live: Beyond the Basics I. Our educational consultant, Karen Hunter, will offer expert tips and tricks to help you make the most of your Read Live program. If you want to learn more about Read Live’s many features and help your students maximize progress, this webinar is for you.

The first Star of the Month student for 2016 is Landon B. from Reardan, WA. Landon is a fourth-grade student at Reardan Elementary School. His teacher, Ms. Boleneus, nominated Landon for the strong commitment he has shown to improving his reading this year.

An increasing number of schools are implementing iPad programs, which means an increasing number of teachers are looking for the best apps to improve reading proficiency. If this is you, we're pleased to inform you that Read Naturally offers two highly successful, highly affordable apps: Read Live and One Minute Reader. Which one is right for you?

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We're delighted to offer a series of free webinars on a range of literacy instruction topics. We will provide one free webinar each month, from January through May.

Make Your Student a STAR!

Read Naturally Star of the Month​Share your student’s success story—nominate him or her for our Star of the Month award. Win a Barnes & Noble gift card for the student and a Read Naturally gift certificate for your class!

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