Posts Tagged ‘literacy skills’

What are the best reading habits to teach your kids?

Barbara (Parent) asks: What are the best reading habits to teach your kids? Reading Kingdom answers: To answer this question in the most helpful way, it is useful to distinguish between two main types of reading: one is the required reading for school; the other is the pleasure reading that a child elects to do. The question best applies to…

Reading Kingdom Finds and Fills Gaps in Literacy Skills

Rebecca is a mom whose daughter is using Reading Kingdom to give her literacy skills a boost.  Although her daughter is already reading above a third grade level, Rebecca was surprised at what our program found, and the remedies it provided.  Here’s what she has to say: I liked this program for my daughter because she does lack in her…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Advice to Adults Who Cannot Read Fluently

Dr. Marion Blank’s passion for literacy started at a young age, when she taught her own grandmother how to read.  Her work over the past 40 years has  all about giving the gift of reading to everyone.   Bruce (Author) asks: What advice would you give to an adult who cannot read fluently? Dr. Marion Blank answers: As with so…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Do Adults Learn to Read the Same Way as Children?

Illiteracy affects adults just as much as it does children. A 2002 study from the National Center of Education Statistics showed that roughly 40% of adults in the United States were at either basic or below basic levels of proficiency.  An emphasis needs to be placed on teaching adults how to read, but can adults learn to read the same…

Reading Needs Writing! A Vital, But Neglected, Message

Though decades of research, Dr. Marion Blank, the creator of the patented “6-SIM” Six Skill Integrated Method that is only available in the Reading Kingdom program, has found that learning to write is an essential part of learning to read – that when children can write effectively, they can read effectively, and that writing and reading are skills that reinforce…

Learn to read right: Learn to write!

Many Reading Kingdom subscribers note the emphasis placed on writing in our program. Some people ask us why a “reading” program would require so much writing. Well, the answer is that Dr. Marion Blank, the creator of the Reading Kingdom system, has found in her decades of research that learning to write is an essential part of learning to read…