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Hooked on Phonics is an award winning and popular reading program for children age 3 and up. You can order the entire program, or individual lessons a la carte. The Hooked on Phonics web site is well organized, which makes choosing the right learn to read product a snap.

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CNK Digital is a complete online phonics curriculum for grade levels from kindergarten to grade 3. It can even be used by children as young as 4 years old. A one-time payment pays for 100 lessons. CNK Digital is used in over 1,000 schools nationwide.

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English For Today is a unique on-line reading program specifically designed for adults where English is not their first language. Membership fees vary from one month to 12 months, plus the cost of English For Today software, which is an extra fee.

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Learn To Read

If you want to succeed to today's world, you need to master the fundamental skill of reading. Everything from success in school, to landing good jobs, to staying informed about the world around you, requires the ability to quickly read and comprehend the written word.

And, the earlier a person starts to learn to read, the better. While many adults can certainly find success in learning English as a second language, studies show that a child's mind is especially adapt at learning language skills. The sooner one starts to recognize sounds, letters, and words, the more quickly they can acquire the skills necessary to read.

When evaluating the different Learn to Read programs, there are certain factors you need to consider. Some of these include:

  • Effectiveness.  How well does the learn to read program work? Is it being used by other learning institutions?
  • Materials.  Do you receive training materials with the learn to read program? Or is it built to be used primarily online? Which option fits best with how you intend to use it?
  • Cost.  How expensive is the learn to read program, in relation to similar ones offered? has reviewed and ranked the best Learn to Read programs available today. We hope these reviews help you share the joy of reading with someone you care about!

Literacy In The News

Voters pass 1.5 mill levy for Adult Literacy

Ravalli County voters passed a 1.5 mill levy to provide stability to the non-profit adult literacy organization dedicated to helping adults gain the educational skills they need to succeed in life.

Published:  Sun, 11 Nov 2018 05:50:00 GMT

This "50 States 50 Books' campaign wants to close the children's literacy gap

The next chapter in this mom's life is getting more kids in need to read. Charnaie Gordon, a computer programmer from Middlesex County, Conn., has always been a bookworm - a passion that she's passing ...

Published:  Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:10:00 GMT

Media Literacy Week is Here!

With the advent of "fake news" , social media and non-stop media bombardment, three leading media literacy educators explain why media literacy is more important now than ever before.

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:44:00 GMT

Benevolence of Jamson family benefits Literacy Council

The descendants of Nick Jamson are pleased to make available a building that will become the Literacy Council's permanent home. Jamson built the structure, at 115 W. Charles St., in the 1960s, and it ...

Published:  Fri, 09 Nov 2018 21:42:00 GMT

Lower health literacy linked to higher mortality in acute decompensated HF

Poor health literacy could mean an increased risk of death for patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), according to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings Nov. 7. He...

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:23:00 GMT

Humana Foundation's grant to Metro United Way aimed at promoting financial literacy

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Help is on the way for Metro United Way as it tries to help Louisville residents improve their financial literacy. The Humana Foundation on Friday announced a $750,000 grant to ...

Published:  Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:27:00 GMT

Healing the Divide: Political literacy is a tricky but necessary skill for every American

On Tuesday, millions of Americans voted on new policies in their states, cities and counties, and though the votes are still being counted, now is a great time to start looking at the results of the m...

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:03:00 GMT

UT pediatrics literacy program launches book donation drive

In addition to the standard routine of vaccines and reflex checks, for the last 20 years pediatricians in northwest Ohio have shared the importance of literacy through the gift of a book to their litt...

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:53:00 GMT

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