Posts Tagged ‘classroom curriculum’

Preschooler Reads Independently in Only a Few Weeks with Reading Kingdom

Amanda is a mom who signed her son up for Reading Kingdom and quickly saw the opportunities for literacy success our program provides.  Here’s what she thinks: I love Reading Kingdom because the first thing the student does is take an online evaluation. RK can be used for Preschool through third-grade reading levels, so children with better reading skills may…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are the advantages and disadvantages of putting your child in preschool?

Emily (Parent) asks: What are the dis/advantages of putting your child in preschool? Dr. Marion Blank answers: When to start schooling is a highly charged topic. Currently the dominating belief seems to be “the more, the better” and “the earlier, the better.” This has led one mom blogger to write: “… the most shocking realization that I gained from ……

Ask Reading Kingdom: What do you think about the expansion of Preschool Programs?

Preschool expansion programs are a hot topic, generating strong points of view. Luann (Parent) asks: What is your opinion regarding expansion of pre-K Programs? Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: Despite the media hype about the problems plaguing our schools, education in our society is held in high esteem. It is almost taken as a “given,” that “the more,…

Children Learn to Read – Parents Relax!

Parents have always been encouraged to take part in their children’s education as they learn to read.  Kristin is a mom who has found another route – one where she can relax as her children learn to read on their own. “I know there are lots of online educational tools out there, but honestly I have never seen a program…

3 Spelling Activities for Helping Kids Remember Words

Does your child fail to remember words in reading? If your child is having problems remembering words — words he or she has read many times before — the answer lies not in reading, but in writing. This is because writing demands far greater attention to visual detail than does reading. For example, in reading a word such as “elephant,”…

How to Make A Preschool Homeschooling Curriculum for Reading

Developing a preschool homeschooling curriculum for reading can be a challenge, but strong preschool and kindergarten reading skills lay the foundation for your children’s future elementary school performance. Here are some guidelines for making a preschool homeschooling curriculum for reading • Read, on a regular basis, a whole range of appealing books These books should cover not only stories like…