Posts Tagged ‘learning software for kids’

How teaching to read revolves around learning from children

“As any teacher will tell you, the students themselves are central to a teacher’s own learning” – Dr. Marion Blank from her book The Reading Remedy When an educator is teaching to read, effective results come from understanding a child’s perspective of learning.  Reading for kids works best when it is engaging — whether through educational activities for kids or…

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…

Reading for Kids Opens New Potential for the Future

Children have incredibly powerful learning abilities.  Teaching reading to kids must foster these abilities to develop a complete range of literacy skills for both reading and writing. Our founder, Dr. Marion Blank shared this quote from her book, The Reading Remedy below: “By broadening the scope of what we teach children and the way we teach children, we can give…

Reading Software Changes the Face of Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela This memorable quote sparks new hope for the world of tomorrow.  The opportunities for change, peace and prosperity all begin with early education and the methods we use to teach our future generations. Educational activities for kids, educational games and online reading software…

Reading Kingdom, creators of the innovative online reading program, to present as finalist at SxSWedu’s LAUNCHedu event

February 29, 2012 – Austin, TX – Reading Kingdom, the patented online program that teaches children all 6 skills required for reading and writing success will present at SxSWedu’s LAUNCHedu event on Wednesday, March 7 in Austin, Texas. Reading Kingdom was selected as one of six finalists in LAUNCHedu’s K-12 category. Based upon successful accelerator programs at SXSW Interactive and…

5 Simple Steps to Teach Kids Reading Comprehension

If you’re a parent trying to encourage reading comprehension in your child you might be tempted to ask them questions about specific points in the story they are reading. For example, you might ask, “how do you think the girl felt?” or “why did the boy want to …”. STOP! This approach does not work! Answering these kinds of questions…