Combining the Science of Reading with the Joy of Learning (Logic of English Review)

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According to the Logic of English website there is a significant literary crisis in American today. 49% of American Adults cannot read proficiently. Logic of English has created products that help parents and teachers combat this crisis more efficiently. Continue reading

Reading with Phonograms and Cursive Handwriting (Logic of English Review)

  Logic of English offers an approach to reading instruction that is based on the fact that 98% of English words can be understood if the student learns just 74 basic phonograms and 30 spelling rules. It teaches reading, spelling, and writing all at the same time using multisensory activities that appeal to all types of learners. Some of the Schoolhouse Crew reviewers have been using one of the two complete language arts curriculums Logic of English offers — either Essentials or the first book in the Foundations series. Other reviewers have been using the Rhythm of Handwriting program. The Essentials program is designed for Continue reading

Online Reading Program and Games for Kids (Reading Kingdom Review 2013)

Reading Kingdom is an online reading course available for use in schools or at home to help teach children to read and help them learn to read better.  It is designed for children ages 4-10 or grades preschool through third grade as well as struggling readers who would read at one of these levels. Members are our crew team were able to review a full subscription with up to 3 members of their family.  This program teaches reading and writing including working on sequencing, motor skills, sounds, meaning, grammar, and comprehension.  The thing that sets this program apart from other Continue reading

Summer Reading for Boys

Kristi @ The Potter’s Hand Academy – Summer Reading Adventures for Boys It has been said that the definition of a boy is noise with dirt on it. That is SO true of my three! With that in mind, summertime is the realm of boys. There are adventures to be had, places to explore, and mischief to make! Crystal @ Crystal Starr Blog — Summer Reading List for Boys Boys and reading don’t always go hand-in-hand. Whether you have avid or reluctant readers here are some great choices to fill your summer reading basket. Meg @ Adventures with Jude — Continue reading

Homeschooling Helps for All Homeschool Styles (Joyce Herzog Review)

Dr. Joyce Herzog is an author of many educational products and a gifted teacher. She taught for over 25 years in classrooms of learning disabled students and has been working with homeschooling families for over 20 years. She is a sought after speaker, author, and consultant conducting workshops all across the United States and Canada. Besides counseling, Dr. Joyce Herzog has developed a variety of learning products. These products are designed to provide a unique and appropriate education focusing on the talents and skills of each individual.  Her products fit well with most homeschooling approaches including: Charlotte Mason, relaxed homeschooling, Continue reading

Teach Your Child to Read with the Phonics and Reading with McGuffey App! (LiteracySoft Review)

If you are familiar with McGuffey Readers, you know that they have been a trusted name in education, teaching more than 10 million children.   The Phonics and Reading with McGuffey App from LiteracySoft brings these lessons to life in an app, teaching your child to read with 52 step-by-step lessons. Phonics and Reading With McGuffey works on your PC, Mac, and Apple devices. The Phonics and Reading with McGuffey App is carefully crafted to: • Ensure no expert phonics supervisor is needed for students to gain maximum value from the lessons • Work for any literacy level • Act Continue reading

Teach Your Children to Read with a Multi-Sensory Decoding Program (ABeCeDarian Reading Program Review)

ABeCeDarian Reading Program is “a research-based, explicit, comprehensive, multi-sensory decoding program.”  It focuses on phonemics awareness, phonics, and fluency. ABeCeDarian is divided into 4 levels. Crew members with young readers have been using the first two levels of the program. Level A is for nonreaders or very beginning readers. Level B is for students reading at mid-1st through 2nd grade level.   Level A lessons combine sound blending, sound segmenting, letter/sound correspondences, reading, and spelling. Later lessons include two-letter combinations such as sh, ch, th, and ck. Required materials for level A include Teacher’s Manual A1, Student Workbook A1, Teacher’s Manual Continue reading

Really easy reading comprehension? Yes! (READS Parent/Child Reading Comprehension System Review)

The READS Parent/Child Reading Comprehension System, available from EGM Education Systems, LLC, was developed by a certified reading specialist to help develop more confident readers and stronger learners. READS stands for a “really easy and dynamic strategy” to develop reading comprehension. With READS, a parent can make sure the child really understands what he is reading and is able to tell you about what he is learning. The READS package contains: * READS parents manual: a 16-page softcover booklet describing how to use READS with your child * Questions and ring: 30 question cards designed to help your child focus on the Continue reading

The Deals at and Continue!

The awesome deals for and Magazine continue this week! If you haven’t read the wonderful reviews of SchoolhouseTeachers from our new Crew members, you can click over now. Maybe you found a little extra cash in your stocking Christmas morning and are wondering what to spend it on? Well, if you have been contemplating trying out either of these useful websites, now is the time!  This special promotion won’t last much longer! You can join Schoolhouse Teachers for one year for just $49! And, you’ll also receive a ton of freebies! If you’re like me and happen to already have a Continue reading