Posts Tagged ‘childrens literacy’

Ask Reading Kingdom: What is the biggest challenge in teaching ESL students?

Angela (educator) asks: What do you feel is the biggest challenge when teaching ESL students? Dr. Marion Blank (Reading Kingdom founder) answers: The issues surrounding ESL (English as a Second Language), or ELL (English language learners) play a huge role in our nation’s educational system.  The numbers have been steadily rising. In 2010, 10 percent, or an estimated 4.7 million…

How to Prepare Your Young Child For Learning to Read

We are frequently asked “what is the best way to help prepare a very young pre-reader to learn to read?” Here are some tips to prepare children for early reading Set up a daily time — 30 minutes is sufficient– but try to make sure it is daily. Go to a quiet area where only you and your child are…

How to Help Your Young ESL Child Learn English

John in the Phillipines wrote us and asked “My daughter is 2 and ½ years old. What can I do at this age to prepare her for your program? We live in the Philippines and she uses English and Cebuano. We try to speak English to her, but there are so many relatives around who only speak Cebuano.” That is…

Early Education Spells Freedom!

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”  ~ Albert Camus Our opportunity to improve as a country hinges on early education.  This Independence Day, we’re exercising our freedom in taking steps towards the overall improvement in children’s literacy. The process of providing a better learning experience for elementary students across our great country is being accelerated with the…

Top 10 children’s books to buy your child

Reading to children has been a longstanding favorite pastime for parents. The wide selection of books for children makes reading resources readily available, but the one lingering question we hear from moms and dads is, “Which books are best to keep my child entertained and pique their interest to fall in love with literacy? We’ve gone through volumes of children’s…

Mom finds Reading Kingdom educational AND fun for children’s literacy!

Dominic and Jeremy’s Mom from Canadian Ladybug Reviews wanted to review the amazing online reading program, Reading Kingdom for her kids. Here are her thoughts about improvement in her children’s reading and how fun it can be! “I am quite pleased with the program…. Reading Kingdom is a bonus for both of [my kids]. I have seen improvement in both…