About Lynne Hanson
Ever since I was a resource teacher in the public school system, I have been focused on making the how-to-read process easier and faster.
It was a heart-wrenching experience helping frustrated 2nd to 6th grade students who felt like failures; all of these students had gone through our school curriculum since their first day in kindergarten and spoke English. They were often considered to be discipline problems, acting out their frustrations. I saw how helping them learn how to read changed their lives and gave them hope for the future.
Over the years, working toward the goal of making the learning-to-read process easier and faster, I have also found intuitive, enthusiastic young children who wanted to read quicker as well. These intuitive readers often teach themselves to read but not always efficiently. Having an organized foundation that coordinated reading, spelling, punctuation, grammar and penmanship gave them the foundation to take on the world. These readers loved being able to get on with the never-ending world of content a little sooner.
I have been encouraged by parents of my students to create a blog so others could be helped as they have been. A blog seems like a wonderful way to share my successes and challenges and hopefully help teachers, parents and home schoolers in the process.
My expertise is teaching beginning readers HOW to READ. I have not yet found a child I could not successfully teach to read. Some children zing through the process and others take longer, but all are successful without experiencing the dreaded fear of failure that does so much damage.
The knowledge I have in teaching all types of learners to read is most helpful for home schoolers and resource teachers. This is where the buck stops. No excuses. We are responsible for teaching children to read no matter what the standards are. What works is my standard!
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