Posts Tagged ‘online-reading-program’

Stationary bike helps kids read, get fit

Kids have a lot of energy and it’s often found to be beneficial for them to move as they learn.  Now, teachers in Florida have found a way for kids to get exercise while they learn to read.  Here’s more about this unique “ride and read” initiative: ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) – As the wheels turn in the…

Classic Reading Instruction Isn’t Enough. Here’s why:

The patented “6-SIM” Six Skill Integrated Method developed by Dr. Marion Blank has been awarded multiple times for the advantages it provides over classic teaching methods and this mom was the latest to find out why. Here’s what she has to say about our unique approach: “Reading Kingdom uses a very different approach from the typical phonics or whole language…

Children’s Adventure Book: The Great Unexpected

Sharon Creech author of The Great Unexpected brings to life a magical story of wonder, bravery and connection. Melissa Gaynor, Sweet on Books reviewer tells us more: What You Need to Know: • Using magical realism, two stories of love and loss are separated by years and miles until the tiny threads that bind them are carefully sewn together. • The…

Self-Esteem Websites Lingo Likes: STOMP Out Bullying

We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best sites to help put an end to bullying. Upon our mascot’s return, we were lucky to learn about STOMP Out Bullying™. Here’s more information about them from their website:   STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S….

Mom deems Reading Kingdom “pretty close to perfect”

Meg is a mom who signed her early reader up for a subscription to Reading Kingdom and was nothing less than shocked at the results.  Here’s what she thinks of our reading program: I’m not certain that Reading Kingdom is “perfect,” but I think it’s pretty close. Programs that are very phonics based don’t work for us – Jude can’t…

Children’s Book Review: 11 Birthdays

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass  weaves a tale of friendship and adventure, highlighting the joys and challenges of growing up.  Sweet on Books author Melissa Young tells us more: What You Need to Know: • 11 Birthdays is a terrific read! • My nine year old daughter and her 8 year old best friend LOVED it (and so did I:)….