Reading Center

  • Reading is a Life Skill

    Reading is a Life Skill

  • Reading is a Life Skill

    Reading is a Life Skill

Welcome to the Reading Center!

The Sam Houston Reading Center serves the students, staff, and faculty of the university.

Our mission is to promote the acquisition of reading strategies and to promote independent learning which will motivate learners to value literacy throughout their lives.

The Reading Center provides one-on-one tutoring and small (no more than three) group reading instruction.


What we can do

  • Learn strategies for successful textbook reading
  • Identify areas for reading improvement
  • Develop ideas for learning new vocabulary
  • Improve ability to recognize main idea
  • Develop critical reading strategies, and
  • Create confidence in abilities as a reader

What we cannot do

  • Read for you
  • Tutor you the day before a major exam
  • Do your homework for you
  • Tutor material that has not been read

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