Join Us for Coffee & Conversation

Learn more about Augustine Project® tutoring.

Thurs, July 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; Tues, July 19, 9:30-11 a.m. at Fulton Family YMCA; Tues, Aug 2, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Lewisville Library; Thurs, Aug 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Southside Library; Tues, Aug 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Reynolda Library. RSVP required: (336) 723-4391 ext. 1506 or pam@readws.org

Be the Spark!

Ignite a Reader!

Honor the people who taught you to read by tutoring a struggling reader this year. Fall Training Sessions September 19 – 23 and October 13 – 17 (evening and weekend). Learn more about becoming an Augustine Literacy Project® Tutor.

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Come to a Reading Party!

Join us for a READWS Reading Party! It’s free!

Parents, bring your children and learn fun games to practice reading skills at home, in the car or wherever you want. Email shonette@readws.org or call the READWS office at 336-723-4391, ext 1507 and sign up today!

Orton Gillingham

Training for WSFCS Educators

READWS will host its second Orton-Gillingham Classroom EducatorTraining July 25-29, 2016. Orton Fellow Ron Yoshimoto will lead this training.  Learn more.

 

 

Our Programs

Augustine Project ®

The Augustine Literacy Project® program trains volunteer tutors who work with low-income students who struggle with reading, writing and spelling. Using Orton-Gillingham based teaching methods, our tutors are changing lives by increasing literacy skills. Find out more about the Augustine Literacy Project® program.

Literate Girls

The Literate Girls program helps identify and educate girls who struggle with reading, writing and spelling.  Did you know reading problems in girls often go overlooked? This program focuses on girls and the literacy skills they need to succeed.  Learn more about the Literate Girls progam..

Educator Training and Support

READWS offers free Orton-Gillingham based training opportunities, resources and support for educators in the Winston–Salem area. We have over 14 years partnering with our local schools to serve economically disadvantaged students who struggle with reading.  Find out how we might help you and your school.

Reading Parties and More!

Join us for a reading party! It’s free! READWS now hosts reading parties to help parents learn fun games they can play with their children. Supporting pre-reading and early reading skills, these games can be played at home, in the car or wherever you want. Learn more about our parent programs and other free resources.

Number of volunteer tutors

Number of schools and after-school locations we serve

Years we've been working to help children improve their literacy skills in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area

Volunteer tutor hours for 2014-15 school year

Reading Party (Parent/Child Event)

023-IMG_0878June 30 – Augustine Coffee & Conversation, Robinhood Rd YMCA
July 14 – Augustine Coffee & Conversation, 3rd Floor Library
July 19 – Augustine Coffee & Conversation, Fulton Family YMCA
Get times and full details on our calendar

September 19 – 23, 2016 8:30 – 2:30 or
October 13 – 17, 2016 Evening & Weekend

 

For the evening/weekend training, the specific times will be:

Thursday, Oct 13 – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct 15 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct 16 – 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct 17 – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (screenings at schools with students)

 

 

July 7, 2016 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Rupert Bell Community Center
July 21,2016 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Forest Park Elementary School
August 4, 2016 –
6:30 – 8:30 p.m., location to be determined

Yoshimoto OGI Educator Training, July 25 – 30, 2016

 

Donate

Your donations will go to support READWS, home of the Winston-Salem Augustine Literacy Project ® and more. When you give, remember that the gift of literacy is something that can never be lost, stolen, or taken away. It is not disposable. Thank you for supporting READWS on our amazing journey.

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