Posts Tagged ‘reading comprehension strategies’

Homeschool Mom Turns Reading Into Play!

Another homeschool mom has become witness to seeing her kids have fun as they learn to read. Here’s what she thinks about the game-like approach used in our online reading program: Reading Kingdom is very simple to use. Princess Magpie was very excited by the idea of it. She has never had any exposure to computers at all in the…

3 Tips for Parents Supporting Children’s Learning at Home

David (parent) asks: Which three pieces of advice would you give parents about supporting their children’s learning at home? Dr. Marion Blank answers: A few years back, a study appeared with the following headline: To predict student success, there’s no place like home. (http://news.ufl.edu/2010/03/22/school-success). It’s an apt way of stating what we’ve long known—namely, that what happens in the home…

Reading Kingdom Wins Top Homeschool Curriculum Award!

Reading Kingdom is excited to announce that we have received the Homeschool.com Top Homeschool Curriculum Award. Reading Kingdom is an award-winning program that uses fun, interactive animated lessons to teach children 4-10 how to read and write to a 3rd grade level. Reviewers were especially impressed by Reading Kingdom’s patented, adaptive curriculum. It is the only program available that uses…

What Is Reading? It’s About Time We Figured It Out

Despite all the attention that reading garners, parents and educators frequently don’t have a clear understanding of what real reading entails. Reading Kingdom founder Dr. Marion Blank explains why, and how to remedy this problem: “The reading problems in our nation have been reported for decades. Far less well-documented is the fact that we are in no better shape in…