Online Phonics Tutors for Struggling Readers

Our phonics tutoring lessons will help your child learn to read.

A Viva Phonics Tutor Can Help Your Child Learn to Read

Helping a Struggling Reader

Helping our kids learn to read with fluency and confidence can be difficult, especially if our child struggles and doesn’t enjoy reading. As struggling readers progress and move up grade levels in school, the disparity between their lack of reading skills and others in their class may widen. This is the time when we realize something needs to be done and our online phonics tutors can help.

Based on 11 reviews.
Angel Abrego Ramírez
Angel Abrego Ramírez
2022-03-07
I totally recommend the Viva Phonics program. It is very well thought and organized and I’m really proud about the progress my son has made. I like the way that each session is structured, and my son loves it too. It has the right combination of games, repetition and practice. I like the way he gets immediate feedback and learning is corrected and or reinforced on the spot. His teacher is amazing and knows very well how to keep him engaged. They’re good. You can see that they are professional and they know what they’re doing.
Diane Weaverdc
Diane Weaverdc
2022-03-02
My daughter is in first grade and hated to read and was behind in her reading. She is now reading daily, enjoying it, and right on track with her progress. Her instructor, Nicole, does great with her and plays a variety of games to keep her engaged.
Amanda Ciesinski
Amanda Ciesinski
2022-03-01
We’ve worked with Viva Phonics for almost three years. We value the instruction, continuity, tailored approach, and feedback we receive from everyone there.
estela jaramillo
estela jaramillo
2022-02-25
Great program! My son had zero confidence when reading, and wanted nothing to do with it. He recently asked if he could pick out books from the library! Ms. Allison has been great with him, and he enjoys his weekly classes with her.
Joanna H.
Joanna H.
2022-01-28
My 7 year old is showing so much progress since we started in November. His 2nd grade teacher began to notice improvements after just 3 weeks of beginning the sessions. I am very grateful that we found this program! Ms. Allison and Mrs. Angelica are awesome!!
LaToya Jenkins
LaToya Jenkins
2021-08-13
I noticed that my daughter was having issues with decoding multi-syllable words. As a certified teacher, I tried to help her, but we were "bumping heads". While being a virtual learner in 3rd grade half of last year, I signed her up for Viva Phonics. Her former tutor Ms. Ellen and her current tutor Mrs. Angelica has helped her to fill in the missing gaps with her reading. I am highly impressed with the growth that my daughter has gained since starting the program. I would recommend Viva Phonics to anyone who has a struggling reader.
K Zametin
K Zametin
2021-05-03
We could not be happier with the results for our 7yo son. He was struggling in class, being bored and confused most of the time (especially with virtual learning setting). One-on-One approach helped build his confidence and skills set. Ms. Ellen is wonderful, attentive, supportive and kind. The approach works and we are hoping to meet all the goals!
Sherri Bregand
Sherri Bregand
2020-10-13
My son has struggled in reading from the start. We had tried many different programs and tutors with no success and just more tears and frustration. Within a week of starting with Angelica my son said he liked his meeting with her and was excited to learn. In the time we have been working with Angelica he has come leaps and bounds from where he was. He is reading with confidence and excited about it. He wants to read and is so excited to sit down with a book and read to us, it’s not a fight anymore. Angelica has put a love of reading and learning back into my child. I would highly recommend her for any child who is behind or struggling. She has a gentle approach, yet keeps him very focused and engaged during each session.
Amy Morris
Amy Morris
2019-02-27
Angelica has been wonderful with my two girls! She is Amazing! My girls where not confident in reading before starting with Angelica. Now they are feeling confident and excited to tutor with her during the week.
Nichole C
Nichole C
2019-02-26
My daughter has had difficulties reading since she began school. We have tried other tutoring programs with varying degrees of success. Since starting Viva Phonics, I have seen my daughter gain confidence and a love for reading. My daughter feels successful after every tutoring session. As a parent, I am always kept well informed of my daughter's progress. I cannot recommend this service enough, and grateful to Angelica and the Viva Phonics program.

Imagine your child in just a few weeks…

where will they be if their reading journey starts now?

All you’ll need is a reliable internet connection and a tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. Your child will learn to read while engaging in fun lessons with their tutor. Get your reader started on their journey into cracking the reading code!

Where will they be if they don’t?

Don’t leave reading to chance.

Did you know that your child’s ability to read is linked to his or her self-esteem and social life? It’s true.
And, according to a recent fact sheet and literacy bulletin from RIFReading is Fundamental

  • 65% of fourth graders read at or below the basic level
  • 34% of children entering kindergarten lack the basic word skills to learn
    how to read
  • The first three years of school are a critical to reading and progressing to reading at an advanced level

Why Viva Phonics

One-On-One Learning

A virtual reading tutor guides your child through their reading journey. One-on-one instruction allows your child to receive full attention and is an overall more customized learning experience. Our goal is to instill confidence in readers and help them become self-sufficient learners.

Evidence-Based Reading Instruction

Explicit, systematic phonics instruction has been proven to be an effective method for teaching reading. The online phonics program follows a well-planned system that progresses step-by-step from learning the letter sounds to reading words, sentences and stories.

For Readers of All Ages

The online phonics resources are designed with older students in mind. Readers feel confident as they work on the targeted literacy skills without feeling self-conscious about their current reading ability. Middle school and high school students who need a review of foundational reading skills will feel comfortable learning from the online phonics resources.

Sessions Are Frequent and Engaging

The National Reading Panel’s study on teaching children how to read found that shorter sessions were more effective than longer programs. Each online session with Viva Phonics is focused, direct, and targets the necessary skills that help students become successful readers. Frequent lessons provide students more opportunities to practice and master new skills.

Flexible Payment Options and Scheduling

We offer weekly and biweekly payment options. Once you’re ready to get started, we can discuss how to best include the reading lessons into your child’s schedule. Progress checks are completed every 4 weeks and you have complete access to all program materials. Rates start at $59 per week.

About Viva Phonics

I’m Angelica and I created this online reading intervention program when I started working 1:1 with students who struggled with reading. I found that many times students were being sent home with sight word lists that had no logical pattern and included words that could easily be decoded. Students weren’t able to blend simple words and when they didn’t know a word they would just guess!

The only way to fill the skills gaps was to relearn to read. Starting from scratch ensured that students had the foundational skills needed to grasp more complex concepts within the Viva Phonics program and beyond.

After more than a century of frustration, it has now been shown that the brain can be rewired and that struggling children can become skilled readers. Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Overcoming Dyslexia

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Karina Zam
Karina Zam
17:02 30 Dec 21
I am thrilled to about this tutoring service! It's been a huge help for our 7yo struggling reader. It's one-on-one short but intense sessions that bring results! Kid’s confidence grew and he is getting more and more fluent every week.
Shellie Gibson
Shellie Gibson
15:14 29 Jul 19
Miss. Angelica is amazing. She was super patient and helpful with my daughter. I truly appreciated her openness and honesty in regards to the learning disabilities my child may face when it comes to reading. I highly recommend her and cannot thank her enough for her professionalism while working with my daughter.