Literacy | Classroom Reviews

Is Your Child Struggling in Reading? There’s a Reason Why

www.tutoringforreading.com “If we are to obtain results never before achieved, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.” (Francis Bacon, b 1561 d 1626) ============ In the mid-1970’s, after three years of intensive and exhilarating work, I was finally almost finished with a Ph.D. in reading education. I was eager to finish my dissertation […]

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Perfect Poems – 4 Books of Poems for Many Reasons

POEMS FOR IDIOMS – CLEVER POEMS TO EXPLAIN IDIOMS All published by Perfect Poems POB 896 Washington, UT 84780 www.perfectpoems.com Ph: 435-628-3504 Email: mail@perfectpoems.com By Janet Esposito Ask anyone learning the English language, and you will hear that idioms are one of the most difficult things to grasp. Even if you understand all of the […]

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Greek and Latin Morphemes – Expand a Child’s Vocabulary for Life

Two programs from Ready to Teach designed to improve SAT & ACT scores and communication skills Ready To Teach 500 Elmington Avenue, # 312 Nashville, TN 37205 615-838-2077 Alene.Harris@readytoteach.com http://readytoteach.com/ by Michael Leppert Modern teachers have a wealth of educational resources at their fingertips to ensure that their students receive the very best education possible. […]

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Dabble – Fast-Paced Word Board Game

www.inillc.com 7112 Cypress Hill Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 E-mail: jvohra@inillc.com Review by Jennifer Nairne Like many other families, Thursday night is Game Night at our house. It is a familiar scene to most – Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids join around the kitchen table for a friendly board game. We are a vision […]

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Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses […]

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We All Can Read Online – FREE — First 28 Lessons

PO Box 8839, Atlanta, GA 31106 (404) 310-2839 • www.weallcanread.com by Justin Frank Polgar The basic building blocks of reading are the same for all ages and levels of education. If we fail to form these building blocks with a solid foundation, the daily task of reading becomes a laborious struggle halting the entire learning […]

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Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions

upwordsreading.com Alan Delk info@upwordsreading.com 160 High Bluff Court Johns Creek, GA 30097 Ph:678.521.2160 by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Up-Words® Reading is an excellent program in 3 Levels, for any teacher of grades K-3 or 4, with children having alphabet familiarity. Also, it is an especially perfect tool for any Reading Specialist trying to help students with […]

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American Academy Christian-based Homeschool Academy, pre-K-High School

http://www.american-academy.com/ Phone: 866-605-7772 Email: educate@american-academy.com The American Academy 5350 S. Western, Suite 318 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109 ============ The variety of Christian-based homeschooling resources has grown exponentially over the last few years. Homeschooling support groups, online curricula, and subject-specific materials can be readily found. However, it has become more difficult to find traditional, comprehensive, Christian-based […]

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The Blanket of Miracles – English/Spanish Storybook

Story by: Lynda Bulla Illustrated by: Maggui Ledbetter Published by: Oak Tree Press Available from Amazon.com ISBN: 978-1-61009-218-0 32 color pages, soft cover or hard cover, 32 pages By Michael Leppert This charming folk wisdom storybook by Lynda Bulla provides a light-hearted but touching story of a matriarch’s family heirloom blanket that becomes the object […]

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Easy Grammar Systems – Grammar texts for grades 2-12

www.easygrammar.com P.O. Box 25970 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Email: jenny@easygrammar.com Phone: 800-641-6015 Reviewed by Jennifer Nairne Easy Grammar Systems has developed a series of texts for students that finally make the English language approachable for everyone. Struggling students, English Language Learners, accelerated students — all children can benefit from using this innovative approach to grammar instruction. […]

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