Engaging with the Page: Saint Mary’s Program Teaches Kids New Ways to Read


Alonna Conrad has always struggled to read and write.

Most children learn to spell first by sound, replacing those auditory spellings with the proper ones in their first couple years of school. But Alonna, who is in fifth grade, is just now learning to do that.

She’s not alone.

Every year at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona, 50 or so children from area K-12 schools attend a literacy clinic…READ MORE ~ Kyle Farris Daily News Sep 29, 2016