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July 10-12, 2019

NAESP Conference, Spokane, WA

Read Side by Side will have a booth in the vendor hall.

October 10-13, 2019

ILA Conference, New Orleans, LA

Dr. Peter Dewitz and Sarah Collinge will be presenting “Comparing a read-aloud/book club approach to a guided reading/strategies approach to improving comprehension in the middle grades.”

November 7-10, 2019

IDA Conference, Portland, OR

Read Side by Side will have a booth in the vendor hall. Dr. Peter Dewitz and Sarah Collinge will be presenting “Why a structured focus on transfer and motivation is essential for developing reading comprehension.”

November 21-24, 2019

NCTE Conference, Baltimore, MD

Read Side by Side Will have a booth in the vendor hall. Dr. Peter Dewitz, Sarah Collinge, and a classroom teacher will be presenting “Putting Interest and Motivation First to Raise Reading Comprehension.”

Links to all nonfiction articles and updated lesson plans.

Testimonial

Kristin Dewitte
Administrator, Seattle, WA

I have never seen a program work for native children and children of color the way this program does.  It is a culturally responsive, gap closing curriculum.

Marie Morse
Administrator, Worcester, MA

We love the program and the growth we are seeing in our students.

Hillary Cullen
3rd Grade Teacher, Sunnyside, WA

This program sets the bar for reading instruction.  It truly enables our students to fall in love with reading again.

Haley Maxfield
3rd Grade Teacher, Deer Park, WA

I am so excited about this program because my students are begging me to read!  I have never experienced this with any other curriculum.

Lindsay Buff
4th Grade Teacher, Everett, WA

The C. I. A. Approach allows readers of all levels to access texts with rich vocabulary and plot.  With this program, I am better able to serve my students.

Shelby Liesing
5th Grade Teacher, Mukilteo, WA

I have watched this program turn poor readers into strong readers.  Students that once told me they hated reading now can’t wait till we begin book groups.  Thank you for being willing to put out a program that allows students to fall in love with reading and understand what it is they are reading.

Melissa Petersen
Teacher, Toppenish, WA

I use this program with my special education students and have witnessed the success and joy it gives them.

Ellen Tennis
Homeschool Teacher & Parent

This method is wonderful for homeschooling parents because the units are scripted out, and the path to independence is clear.

Plus-Plus Tutoring

The C. I. A. units of study offer a research-based approach to reading comprehension that has resulted in various success stories. There is no other process that utilizes and combines numerous reading strategies in order to meet the needs of students on all reading levels.