Changing children’s lives through literacy



Hoot Reading is the leading online tutoring service providing 1:1, evidence-based literacy instruction with qualified teachers, at scale. 


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Explicit instruction and assessments based on structured literacy, informed by the Science of Reading


Our research-backed approach to remote literacy instruction was incubated on a research project at the Nokia Research Lab with Sesame Workshop (the creators of Sesame Street). Our web-based app was designed and developed by leaders in child education to create a synchronous learning experience with proven learning impact. 


Why Choose Hoot



Qualified Teachers

Teacher-led tutoring yields the greatest impact on literacy outcomes. All Hoot tutors are qualified teachers holding a B.Ed (or higher), with extensive classroom experience.


Assessment Informed

All Hoot lessons are 1:1 and assessment-informed, providing a data-driven, individualized lesson plan for every student to improve their skill development, engagement, and attitude toward reading.


Science of Reading

Hoot's pedagogical approach supports reading instruction based on structured literacy, in accordance with the large body of research commonly known as the Science of Reading.


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Our Solutions


Districts & Schools

Hoot Reading partners with districts and schools across North America to close student achievement gaps in literacy. We offer tutoring and intervention programs that best suit each student and help them learn at an accelerated rate. Programs are designed to be turnkey, flexible, and seamlessly integrate into your students' schedules either in school or at home.

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Each child learns at their own pace, and sometimes families need qualified support outside of school hours. Hoot Reading offers 1:1 online literacy tutoring at home to help children keep up, catch up, or advance beyond their grade level. We identify and address each child's unique needs and offer an instructional plan most beneficial to their learning.

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What Makes Hoot Different


Designed for High-Impact Tutoring

Technology designed and developed specifically for teaching reading remotely in a safe and effective online environment.


Hoot Reading values diversity through a child's learning journey. Hoot's decodable and complex multi-genre texts prioritize diverse characters, storylines, and authors.


Hoot offers flexible lesson schedules with resources for families to support engagement and enrollment. Reading lessons can be delivered at school or at home.

Progress Monitoring and Assessments

We provide detailed reporting on students' skills including: phonological and phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, and comprehension.


We work with schools and districts of all sizes to meet the needs of your students. We deliver high-fidelity literacy tutoring to most efficiently improve independent reading scores and literacy skill development.


“When we look at all the learning supports that we’ve invested in, Hoot
has by-far the highest engagement from both students and parents.
Our partnership with Hoot Reading exceeds our expectations from
student achievement to implementation and I highly recommend
them to other districts.”

District Administrator, Ontario School District

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