Posts Tagged ‘struggling reader’

How to Help Struggling Readers Boost Their Confidence

Chris (Parent) asks: What’s one way you help struggling readers boost their confidence? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of Reading Kingdom) answers: When a child is struggling, adults feel a strong pull to shore up their confidence by providing lots of praise (e.g., “you really tried,that was great” etc.) In general, those attempts backfire. Children know very well when they are…

A Reading Program for Every Child

While other reading programs take a one size fits all approach, Reading Kingdom personalizes the teaching based on the needs of each individual child.  Athena is a mom whose son is a struggling reader.  Here’s what she has to say about how our approach teaches all kids to read. “I’ve mentioned Chad’s struggles with reading in the past.  He has…