Posts Tagged ‘reading websites’

Recommended Book for Kids: Lost in Lexicon

Lost in Lexicon by Pendred Noyce brings adventure, self-discovery and the magic of math to life!   Learn more from Melissa Gaynor with Sweet on Books : What You Need to Know: • This “adventure in words and numbers” is perfect for readers looking for a challenge. • Lost in Lexicon is the first installment in a series. Look for The Ice Castle…

Our Program Helps Create Lifelong Readers

Emily is a mom who used Reading Kingdom as part of her teaching toolkit to help her 3 kids become lifelong readers.  Here’s what she thinks about our program: We have worked hard to instill a love of reading in our kids, but as with anything worth doing, it is often hard work at first.  This is the case with…

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

It’s been debated whether or not digital readers served the same benefits as books, and now, studies are beginning to show that books are still the boss. The Guardian has more: Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were “significantly” worse…

Ask Reading Kingdom: what are the greatest inefficiencies in the delivery of public education?

Bruce (Educator) asks: In your opinion, what are the greatest inefficiencies in the delivery of public education? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of Reading Kingdom) answers: Throughout my life I have been fascinated by the teaching process and its power to change people. As part of this process, I have been particularly intrigued by television. Although it has sharply deviated from…

Reading Kingdom Teaches So Much More Than Reading

Joy is a mom whose 13 year old son has Autism and Prader-Willi Syndrome.  After discovering Reading Kingdom, he began using the program to boost his literacy skills. Here’s what Joy has to say about our well-rounded approach: The really cool thing about Reading Kingdom is that it goes way beyond just reading. It includes spelling and typing! With my…

Campaign to End ‘Shameful’ Reading Gap in Primary Schools

The future of children’s literacy does not look so bright on the other side of the Atlantic.  Here’s more about the wide reading gap in England’s primary schools: Around 1.5 million children will leave primary school struggling to read by 2025 unless urgent action is taken, according to new research published today by a campaign group set up to eradicate…