to the most effective methodology for reading instruction. Developed by Cliff Ponder, the Academic Associates Reading Program is very distinctive from other phonics programs. It is more than tutoring and more than your usual phonics program. Our reading program is a systematic, explicit phonics program that changes the way a student approaches every word he/she encounters and trains the mind to be analytical.
The Academic Associates Reading Program is so successful because it is:
1. An actual step-by-step method of teaching reading, like building a pyramid one block at a time.
2. Scientifically structured. It is based on the brain's own neural architecture.
3. Carefully layered. Each small step builds on all previous steps. Students show improvement from the very first lesson.
At Academic Associates Learning Centers students are taught individually by patient, caring, qualified tutors, and are never embarrassed or blamed for their difficulties. They blossom as old barriers and limitations crumble. Self-confidence and self-esteem escalate rapidly as their abilities increase. Parents are welcome to sit in on the instruction and constant feedback is provided.
Academic Associates Reading Program is a step-by-step reading instruction program that provides necessary tools to help students of any age or reading ability become excellent readers. Our reading tutors work one on one with students developing:
I believe the Academic Associates program and the one-on-one instruction he received have been the keys to my son's success.