Scaredy Squirrel

Scaredy Squirrel is a book about a squirrel who faces new experiences and learns change isn’t so bad after all.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Melanie Watt has created an endearing and appealing  (take a look at the cover!) character in Scaredy that adults and children will fall in love with. • This picture book would make a great read aloud for all ages. • As of summer, 2009, there are four…

A Reading Kingdom update from our CEO – New features!

Happy almost Autumn 🙂 Summer has come and gone and we are back to a new school year. I wanted to let you know about some updates we’ve made to the program. First of all, you should be experiencing a lot faster loading times. We’ve also added new modes to the program that provide additional customizations for ELL students and…

Ask Dr. Blank: Why do you think American students are falling behind other countries in education?

Although we might like to ignore them or rationalize them away, the results of our students in international comparisons are dismal. For example, last year, a lead story in the Washington Post began as follows: “When it comes to math, U.S. high school students are falling further behind their international counterparts, according to results released Tuesday of an ongoing study…

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The Upside of Ordinary

The Upside of Ordinary is a story of a young girl who dreams of becoming famous.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • A young girl, who dreams of becoming famous, decides that filming a reality television show about her family is her ticket to Hollywood. • The main character…