Posts Tagged ‘reading game’

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…

7 Recommended Movies for Discussion in Elementary English

Anne (Teacher) asks: Do you have any recommended short movies for discussion in elementary English class? Dr. Marion Blank answers: This question is one that is close to my heart since I have long used movies as a key tool in teaching. Films represent an amazingly powerful and motivating force and when they are blended into the curriculum, the children’s…

Ask Reading Kingdom: How do deaf children learn to read and write?

Michele (ASL Speaker) asks: How do deaf children learn to read and write? Dr. Marion Blank answers: Sadly, the deaf and hard of hearing have long been known to have significant deficits in reading as well as in language skill. Despite attempts to improve reading achievement there has been little change in the outcomes over at least the past half…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What key tips/advice would you give to new teachers?

Judy (Educator) asks: What key tips/advice would you share for new teachers to keep in mind? Dr. Marion Blank answers: Whether they are familiar with the term or not, new teachers are well-versed in the psychology of edutainment; that is, the idea that the content of any teaching should be designed not simply to educate but to entertain as well….

Unique Reading “Game” Format Boosts Self-Esteem

Angie is a mom who signed two of her four readers up for Reading Kingdom and quickly found out how much they enjoy “playing” as they learn to read.  Here’s what she thinks: I had two of my children using Reading Kingdom over the last month. They played four times a week for 20 to 30 minutes, or about 2…

Our Reading Program Impresses Moms!

Jennifer is a mom who signed her child for Reading Kingdom and was quickly pleased with the many positive results our reading program provided. Here’s what she thinks: “I am very impressed with the comprehensive English Language Arts that Reading Kingdom supports. It’s more than just phonics and whole language that I see with other programs. I love the comprehension,…