Reading Kingdom Review “Dr. Blank and her son and have made this an exceptional educational software program”

 “Our school year is going strong, and my kids have been using Reading Kingdom and it is a fantastic learning program. Why does it work?  Because this method is based on learning the meanings of words and the pattern sequencing of letters and sounds that create meaning.  This is superior to other methods of learning to read.  Most programs only…

Let’s Count to 100!

Let’s count to 100 helps make learning to count fun for children.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Let’s Count to 100! will have kids counting to 100 again and again. • It would be an excellent addition to any classroom, especially for celebrating the 100th day of school. • It…

If You Want to Raise Good Kids, Harvard Researchers Suggest These 7 Tips

By Alessia Santoro for popsugar.com Every parent wants to raise a good kid — someone who is caring, understanding, polite, ethical — but your little ones can’t do it alone; they need help and guidance from the adults in their lives. According to human development researchers at Harvard, there are some guidelines supported by research studies that parents can look to…

Ask Dr. Blank: What are some classroom activities to help teach students about politics?

Politics often conjures up negative feelings involving anger, bitterness and disillusionment. But its ability to evoke these reactions illustrates how this subject can offer an exciting store of activities for students. The key is to bring in topics that allow them to get an insight into the process and feel the excitement that political issues can generate.   There have…

I built my career based on pure insistence

By Marta Vieira da Silva, from her linkedIn blog Stubbornness. If there is one word to describe how I got here, that would be stubbornness. Of course, talent, dedication, and taking absolute advantage of all the opportunities I had, all of this made a big difference. But were I not stubborn, my career would not even have started… I reached…

Reading Kingdom Review “It took the reading and writing skills of the children to a whole new level!”

 “Mom, can I do my Reading Kingdom?” “Honey it is 8 in the morning you still haven’t had breakfast!” “I know mom, but it is fun and I want to start the day off with fun!” “This is how my mornings have been starting…taking a kid who fights me to do his school and making it so that he asks…