Teach How to Read

Building Literacy One Sound At A Time™

It’s important to know that struggling readers and individuals with dyslexia learn differently than those without. They require an entirely different approach to teaching. We at The Reading Academy Online have created a course to educate you on that approach and provide the materials to enable to you to deliver it yourself. We want you to know that there is a solution; there is an approach proven to work; you can help your struggling reader or individual with dyslexia. You've come to the right place.

“Teach How to Read” is a unique online course developed directly in response to the ever demanding need for a clear and easy to follow, specific, concise and tailored programme to meet the individual needs of students. This programme is designed with parents, teachers, educational professionals and individuals in mind. Those seeking advice, tips and knowledge for how to teach struggling readers or individuals how to read in the classroom or at home.

One of the best routes to take to help a dyslexic or struggling reader is a personalised teaching approach. By enrolling in this interactive course, you will learn the skills, procedures and principles to offer that personalised experience. We will teach you how to understand the way your student needs to learn. Plus, we’ll show you how to modify teaching methods when it comes to roadblocks, as well as mastering creative ways to get through common issues.

“Teach How to Read” offers specific, step-by-step instructions and tools designed to help you teach successfully, including whiteboard animations, videos, lesson plans, word lists, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, quizzes, an audio library, as well as a private Facebook group community for you to join.

Taking the elitism out of learning to read, our course is an easy-to-follow, concise and tailored program to learn how to meet the individual reading needs of any student or child. Self-paced, you can decide how to utilize the program on your own time, or at the pace of your reader. After you enroll, enjoy unlimited access to the course for as long as you need it, across any device; anywhere, anytime.

“Teach How to Read” was created by highly qualified instructors with specialised knowledge. Developed and trialed over the past few years, we have the proven solution to teach dyslexic readers. Help rebuild their self-esteem and repair the foundation of reading.

This course is for you:

-If you are a teacher that was never trained on specific teaching methods for students struggling with reading or those with dyslexia.

-If you are a teacher looking for a proven approach to teach struggling readers or individuals with dyslexia. A course that you can learn in your own time.

-If you want a full supported, step by step programme with all teaching materials included in one place.

-If you are a parent who has watched their child return home from school feeling frustrated, embarrassed, or defeated because of their difficulty learning to read and keeping up with the class.

-If you are the parent of a struggling reader or dyslexic child, who wants to find the best ways to help.

-If you want to empower yourself with the proper tools, instruction and materials to teach a struggling reader or individual with dyslexia how to read.

-If you are a family member (sibling, grandparent, aunt/uncle) who wants to learn methods to teach their loved one how to read if their parents have busy work schedules and don’t have time to help.

-If you are a mentor for an after school club or homework helper that needs the best approaches for dyslexic students and children unable to understand or complete their homework.

There’s no need to scrounge the Internet in search of a way for you to help your child or student;

Avoid the endless trials and methods that aren’t proven. We have all the information you need in this one, cohesive online course. If you have been searching for a solution, this is it.

Enrol in the course today. Click here to embark on the journey to help your struggling reader today. Let the breakthroughs begin now.Teach how to read with The Reading Academy Online.

Our courses are delivered by highly trained, qualified specialists to teach those how to teach people who are experiencing difficulty with reading or those who have dyslexia. Our instructors have more than thirty years combined teaching experience at a special reading school for children with dyslexia. They have their Masters degrees in Special Education, are trained in the Orton Gillingham approach and the Wilson reading programme.

The Reading Academy Online's unique programme was developed by its directors in response to the ever demanding need for a clear and easy to follow, specific, concise and tailored programme to meet the individual needs of students.


Your Instructor


Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn
Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn

Sarah Dieck Mc Guire was born and raised in the USA. She attended Western Michigan University, earning her bachelor degree in Science, specialising in teaching reading, maths and science. She went on to earn an honours Masters degree in Teaching, Special Education at the University of Charleston, S.C. (MAT, SEN) Sarah has been teaching students with dyslexia for twenty years, in the USA and in Ireland. She has taught in a number of settings including resource, self-contained and special school. Sarah has completed the Wilson Reading System Advanced Diploma and the Orton-Gillingham practitioner's course.

Sarah Lumsden Watchorn has been teaching children with dyslexia for the past fifteen years. Sarah spent her childhood in Paris, and taught in NYC- two cities she holds close to her heart. Sarah earned her Masters degree in Special Educational Needs (M. Ed SEN) from University College Dublin. A mum who loves nothing more than family time with her husband and their three children in Greystones, Co Wicklow, Sarah is passionate about teaching reading.


Class Curriculum


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Teach How to Read 1B
Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn
Teach How to Read 1C
Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn
Teach How to Read 2A
Building Literacy One Sound At A Time™
Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn
Teach How to Read 2B
Sarah Mc Guire and Sarah Lumsden Watchorn
Teach How to Read 2C
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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