Posts Tagged ‘how to inspire kids’

Where “Foniks” Fails Reading Kingdom Prevails!

Melanie is a mom who tried Reading Kingdom to fill the gaps in her daughter’s learning. Here’s what she thinks: “I have always liked phonics (I’m sentimental), but I recognize that the English language is complicated and has more exceptions than rules, and phonics just doesn’t cover everything.  A system that combines multiple learning methods is bound to be more…

How To Motivate Older Children To Learn to Read

Children form habits and preference based on experience.  If repeated failure is present, they can be reluctant to try new strategies to learn to read. Eleanor (teacher) asks: What strategies do you use to motivate older students who are reluctant to read? Literacy expert and Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: An answer to this question requires a distinction…