Posts Tagged ‘teaching phonics’

Mom Reports: Reading Kingdom “takes the frustration out of forcing phonics”

Renita is a mom who tried just about every reading program out there before discovering Reading Kingdom.  Here’s what she thinks about our unique approach to literacy: There are a lot of online reading programs out there today.  We have tried many…many of them.  So far Reading Kingdom has become a favorite of Lydia’s.  She has been working with the…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Could phonics instruction contribute to the development of dyslexia?

Chris (Parent) asks Could phonics instruction contribute to the development of dyslexia? Dr. Marion Blank (Reading Kingdom Founder) answers: This question at first glance may seem “far out.” It is basically asking: Is it possible that the dominant and well-intended teaching method used in reading instruction can cause the very difficulties it was designed to avoid? In other words it…

Should Parents Teach Kids Phonics?

Nan (parent and teacher) asks: Should I teach my kids phonics?  Why or why not? Dr. Marion Blank (Reading Kingdom Founder) answers: In general, phonics is so deeply ingrained in our culture that for many, it is difficult to imagine any teaching of reading that does not contain this aspect of instruction. But let’s think for a moment about the…