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Blog Posts from Dr. Bruce Taylor

Dr. Bruce Taylor is a Professor in the Department of Reading and Elementary Education in UNC Charlotte's College of Education. Dr. Taylor has years of experience in education and tutoring. In addition to his role as a professor, Dr. Taylor serves as the Director of the Center for Adolescent Literacy at UNC Charlotte and works closely with its ReadWriteServe program that conducts tutoring and community-based literacy initiatives. Dr. Taylor is also one of Tan Kap Vini's faculty advisors and works directly with our tutoring program. In the following blog posts, Dr. Taylor provides some important tips on tutoring.

September 22, 2017

In the last post, we looked at some activities to build words that tutors can use with learners who need some help with letters, sounds, sound patterns and how they go together to make words. In this post, we’ll look at another activity that teaches these building bloc...

September 22, 2017

Emergent readers and struggling readers often need some practice with the building blocks of language–letters, the sounds they make when we put them together in print, and the words they make. While the larger goal of reading is comprehension, readers need to know how...

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