Posts Tagged ‘reading kingdom reviews’

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…

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 ……

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…

Reading Kingdom PERFECT for multi-level Homeschooling

Renata is a mom who signed up 3 of her homeschoolers who are each at different reading levels, for Reading Kingdom.  Here’s more about her experience: Each of our 3 participants used Reading Kingdom daily for this review.  They used it in addition to their normal learning programs.  All three children were able to easily complete 2 lessons each day….

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are the top questions from homeschoolers about early literacy?

Pamela (parent) asks: What is a top question or concern you receive from parents of home schooled children about early literacy? Reading Kingdom answers: Home schoolers and non-home schoolers often express a common concern. Both groups repeatedly question the key role that writing plays in the Reading Kingdom. Often the question is phrased in the following terms: I want my…