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Welcome to The Reading Project podcast where I help you build stronger readers one episode at a time. I am Ashley – Your Reading Tutor – and my experience as an online tutor, classroom teacher, and the mother of a reluctant reader, has allowed me to bring a fun and effective approach to building stronger

The Reading Project Podcast

In this episode, I’m excited to tell you a little bit more about homeschooling! Particularly about what learning at home over this last year has been like for my family and for me as both teacher and mom. Guys, I’m going to bare it all to you. These are my personal thoughts on what it’s

Episode #23 – Thoughts on Being a Mom and a Teacher

This episode is going to be a little different because I’m going to be talking about writing instead of reading. I have done many episodes on all different kinds of literacy but I haven’t talked a lot about the writing side of things. In the coming months, I will be talking more about writing, spelling,

Episode #22 – Motivating a Reluctant Writer

Today, we’re going to talk about independent reading and how and WHY you should work with your child to develop this habit. You may be wondering what I even mean when I say independent reading. Independent reading is when your child is reading on their own with no assistance from you. Oftentimes, students who independently

Episode #21 – How and Why it’s Important to Develop an Independent Reading Habit

Have you ever wondered how to help your child pick a book? Maybe you’re worried that the books they are picking are too hard or too easy. You’re not alone.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re standing in a bookstore or library. I get asked all the time, “How do I know if my

Episode #20 – Helping Your Child Pick a Just Right Book

If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve probably seen the hashtag #raisingreaders. Maybe, it has you wondering what exactly it means to raise a reader. Maybe, you’re also wondering how you can raise a reader, too? That’s exactly what I want to talk to you about this week.  In this episode, I’ll answer two

Episode #19 – How to Raise a Reader