Posts Tagged ‘how to help a struggling reader’

Reluctant Reader Discovers Hidden Love for Reading

Jennifer is a mom whose son is a reluctant reader.  After he started Reading Kingdom, his whole world changed. Here’s Jennifer’s story: I had my seven-year old go through the evaluation process the first day and then we worked five days a week on the program using it as a summertime reading review and then as a supplement to his…

Reading Kingdom Transforms Reluctant Readers

  Dianna is a mom of a third grader who is one of the many children that find reading challenging. Here’s what happened when she signed up for Reading Kingdom: I’ve been using this with Boo my 8 year old (third grade) who, although doesn’t really have any issues that prevent her from reading, doesn’t like to take the time…

Ways To Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

Oftentimes, children who dislike reading are those that experience difficulties in learning to read. A key to overcoming their reluctance is to encourage them often. Here are some tips to encourage reluctant readers. Getting a reluctant reader to enjoy reading can be a very tough goal to accomplish. Once kids get it in their heads that they do not like…

Ask Reading Kingdom: How can parents encourage reluctant readers to explore?

If your child is struggling with reading you may have received the common, well-intended advice “to be patient.” We do not think you should wait if your child has problems with reading – the single most important skill he or she needs in life. Kathleen (Teacher) asks: What are realistic ways to engage parents in encouraging reluctant readers to explore?…

One in four young people in developing countries unable to read, says UN

‘Legacy of illiteracy’ costing developing countries billions of dollars a year in wasted education funding, warns Unesco Billions in education funding is wasted every year because of the global illiteracy epidemic. Here’s more from The Guardian: One in four young people in developing countries are unable to read a sentence, according to a report, which warns that poor quality education…

Struggling Readers Have FUN Learning to Read!

It’s a fact that struggling readers feel burdened when parents and teachers try to help them learn to read.  Niki is a mom who has found light at the end of the tunnel for her son.  Here’s what she has to say about the difference our online reading program makes: “My son is 8 years old and has bipolar hearing…