Posts Tagged ‘customized reading software for kids’

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…

Reading with Meaning – How Reading Kingdom Fosters Reading Comprehension

Comprehension is central to reading. After all, what is the point of decoding the words on a page if you don’t understand that they are saying? Yet, many programs place all their emphasis on decoding and give short shrift to comprehension under the misguided assumption that children will just pick it up. Sadly, many do not. Reading Kingdom has been…

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…

5 steps to make your child’s studying more effective

“My child studies and still gets low grades!” If this is happening to you on a regular basis then you have a cause for concern. If your child studies and is still getting low grades, chances are he or she is getting demoralized (and perhaps you are, too.) It’s time to change this and make your child’s studying effective. Often…

Why Your Reading Curriculum Should Take a Personalized Approach to Learning

If you’re looking for an elementary, kindergarten or preschool reading curriculum, or a homeschooling curriculum, you should seriously consider choosing a reading curriculum that customizes itself to your child. Kids skills vary enormously A reading lesson for one child can be totally inappropriate for another. Imagine a reading lesson on the “silent e” rule where some kids in the class…