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I Can Read now in Bankstown

I Can Read in Bankstown is now open! Congratulations to Teacher Emma, who will present the same high quality and proven literacy lessons which are the hallmark of the I Can Read System. For more information or to book a free assessment, call 9793 8005 or 0423349365 or Head Office on 02 9938 2303.      

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I Can Read System Australia Facebook Comments

Have you seen our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ICanReadAustralia. Catch up with all the news and comments from parents as well as information about our teacher licence for Australian teachers and investors.

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Should children be able to read in their first year of school?

Should every child read in their first year of school? Misty Adoniou (Senior Lecturer in Language, Literacy and Teaching, English as a Second Language, University of Canberra) sets out some realistic expectations for what children can achieve in reading and writing in their first year of school. The Foundation year of school goes by a […]

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Holiday Programmes for Children in Sydney

Some time during the long, hot summer, you may want to stretch long, hot fingers towards your children and release them into the wild! Don’t! Christmas has come and gone for another year, you’ve had the family holiday, and you’ve hung in there this far. In a few weeks you will be thinking about getting ready […]

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The Misadventures of Benny, Who Can’t Read

It's not easy getting through life if you can't read! Watch out for Benny: he'll pop up again soon in a series of mishaps that take place because he can't read.  

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Can’t read in Australia? Why not?

Can't read in Australia? The article below echoes what we have been saying in I Can Read Centres for over a decade: Australia ranks poorly in literacy when compared with other English-speaking nations. It's time to reform the way reading is taught in Australian schools, writes Deb Wilkinson. Over the past two years debate about […]

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Seminar about literacy by Dr Antony Earnshaw

On Wednesday 27 November 2013, at 5:30pm, Dr Antony Earnshaw will be at the I Can Read Orange Centre, Shop 6, Orange Arcade, 148 Summer Street, Orange, NSW, 2800. He will be giving a talk to parents and the media about literacy, how you can help your child, how the I Can Read system works and […]

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Gift Card: free literacy lesson

Take advantage of our Gift Card offering a free literacy lesson for your child. Check our facebook page for details (click on the Facebook icon on our home page). Share the offer with your friends and anyone you know who has a pre-school or primary school child. Remember, I Can Read Centres teach more than reading. They […]

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Why do children struggle to learn to read?

She’s learning to read. But how did she read the word “once”? How did she read the word “time”? You can’t “sound out” these words. She has learnt “once” as a sight word. She has learnt “time” because she knows the “e on the end of a word” rule that applies some of the time […]

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The importance of reading before school entry

This is Lily. She started kindergarten at a local primary school in 2013. Lily could read before she started school because she had learnt to read with the I Can Read System. She is in a class of around 20 children. Lily’s reading is so proficient that she is currently reading Grade 3 books.  That’s […]

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