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Mission Statement

The Mission of READWS ...Home of the Augustine Literacy Tutoring Program The mission of READWS is to reach, teach and advocate for struggling readers by training tutors, teachers and parents to use the evidence-informed, best practices of a multisensory structured literacy approach. We focus on students who are at an economic disadvantage.

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READWS is reaching, teaching and advocating for struggling readers in our community who are at an economic disadvantage. We train volunteer tutors, educators and parents to use the evidence-informed best practices of a multi-sensory structured literacy approach.

The READWS focus areas are:

* Augustine Literacy Project tutoring program (1st-12th grade)

* Educator Training

* Parent Education

* Free Resources and Advocacy

The Augustine Literacy Tutoring Program trains and supports volunteer tutors who provide free, long term, 1-to-1 instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach and Wilson Reading System materials. Lessons include the five essential components of research-based reading instruction in phonemic awareness, phonics. vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. We serve low-income children and teens in the Winston-Salem area.

Parent Education READING PARTIES: Volunteers are needed to help us provide 2-hour READING PARTIES for parents and their children where they will receive instruction and materials to help their children at home.

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http://www.readws.org

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