Posts Tagged ‘struggling readers’

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…

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…