Reading Kingdom Review: “My 5-year-old daughter loves Reading Kingdom because it’s “so much fun!””

Reading Kingdom is an online program that teaches children ages 4-10 to read and write, with comprehension, at a 3rd-grade level. Noticeable results can be seen within 30 days of regular practice. My 5-year-old daughter loves Reading Kingdom because it’s “so much fun!” It has made a big difference for her, just in the few weeks we’ve used it. In…

Amber Brown is Not a Crayon

Amber Brown is Not a Crayon is a story about the friendship between a young boy and girl.  The story teaches us how people deal with emotions differently at an early age.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. of Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • The easy going boy/girl friendship makes this book appropriate for boys…

People who read a lot of books are way nicer, kinder and empathetic, study shows

By Peace Quarters 1KSHARES Being a bookworm is understandably considered a solitary, lonely hobby. After all, unlike watching television, it would be awfully hard to read a book with a group or even with one other person. Bookish people have stereotypically been thought of as loners and introverts. Well, science is telling us that those labels may be false. According to research,…

From the desk of Dr. Blank: Sight Words- What We Fail to See

“Oh he knows some sight words, but he really can’t read.” This is an observation often offered by both parents and teachers about young children. Contained within it is a central, albeit hidden, assumption; namely, that “sight words” represent an inferior form of reading –a form that falls short of “real reading.” Is this, in fact, the case? This interpretation…

A Dublin janitor wins the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature from the university she cleans

By Allison Klein for The Washington Post Trinity College Dublin presented Caitríona Ms. Lally last week with the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, one of Ireland’s most prestigious literary honors. The prize committee praised her book, “Eggshells,” as “a work of impressive imaginative reach, witty, subtle and occasionally endearingly unpredictable.” For the past three and a half years, Ms. Lally…

Reading Kingdom Review: “I love this program!”

I love this program! It has helped my son work on his reading and spelling while on summer vacation. Be prepared for the next school year now! Help your child learn to read this summer with Reading Kingdom. Sign up today for a free 30 day trial.