Posts Tagged ‘Literacy program’

Two thirds of all students are failing to achieve reading proficiency!

It is vital that children build a strong foundation in literacy before fourth grade.  Shockingly, 2 out 3 students are failing to achieve proficiency in this essential skill. Here’s more from the Washington Post: Learning to read by the end of third grade is crucial, those who study early childhood education say, because that’s the point at which children start…

How to change the response time in Reading Kingdom

Reading Kingdom has a default response time. However, you can change this in your settings. To do this, select the “PARENTS & TEACHERS” link in the left side navigation (in the blue bar on the left side of the screen when you log in). When you scroll down on the “My account” (Account Details) page you will see a number…

How to Teach Kids Spelling

A lot of parents and educators struggle with how to teach kids spelling. It has long been known that the school spelling assignments of word lists are of little value to children. Kids often hate them and this can lead to endless fights between parents and children, as children refuse to do the homework. A good way to help teach…

5 Reasons How Reading Software Helps Teach A Child To Read

How do you teach a child to read? Reading books out loud to your child is one way to impart a love of reading and it can also help your child learn to read. But to truly teach a child to read it’s best to have him or her undertake a reading curriculum. An online reading curriculum, such as the…

An Interview with the Reading Kingdom Owl!

If you’re familiar with Reading Kingdom, you’ve probably seen our Mascot Owl flying around the website. What you may not have known is that the Owl’s name is Lingo. Recently, the team here at Reading Kingdom took a flight with Lingo to ask a few questions about Lingo’s life and what it’s like to be the Reading Kingdom Owl. RK:…