Posts Tagged ‘preschool education’

Preschooler Reads Independently in Only a Few Weeks with Reading Kingdom

Amanda is a mom who signed her son up for Reading Kingdom and quickly saw the opportunities for literacy success our program provides.  Here’s what she thinks: I love Reading Kingdom because the first thing the student does is take an online evaluation. RK can be used for Preschool through third-grade reading levels, so children with better reading skills may…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are the advantages and disadvantages of putting your child in preschool?

Emily (Parent) asks: What are the dis/advantages of putting your child in preschool? Dr. Marion Blank answers: When to start schooling is a highly charged topic. Currently the dominating belief seems to be “the more, the better” and “the earlier, the better.” This has led one mom blogger to write: “… the most shocking realization that I gained from ……

Ask Reading Kingdom: What do you think about the expansion of Preschool Programs?

Preschool expansion programs are a hot topic, generating strong points of view. Luann (Parent) asks: What is your opinion regarding expansion of pre-K Programs? Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: Despite the media hype about the problems plaguing our schools, education in our society is held in high esteem. It is almost taken as a “given,” that “the more,…

Choosing What’s Best for a Preschooler

This week, a parent made the headlines by suing her child’s preschool. Her claim? That the preschool “proved not to be a school at all, but just one big playroom” thereby jeopardizing her daughter’s chances of being accepted by an elite private school. It’s easy to scoff at the extreme nature of this parent’s action, but it also reflects some…