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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

"We are 10 steps behind": Detroit students seek fair access to literacy

Our series, School Matters, features extended stories and investigations on education. In this installment, we're looking at a lawsuit winding its way through the federal appeals process that question...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:21:00 GMT

Literacy kits help parents read to babies in neonatal intensive care

When little Julianna was born weeks too early, her mother Deanna Ganske was overwhelmed and puzzled by her role in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). "You kind of get shaken up. A lot of ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:39:00 GMT

NBC launches financial literacy campaign

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on Tuesday unveiled a financial literacy campaign aimed at boosting awareness among young Cambodians by way of their mobile devices. The central bank's new digital ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:01:00 GMT

Financial literacy teacher is example of what Oklahoma needs

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how Drew Rhodes, senior government teacher at U.S. Grant High School in Oklahoma City, is teaching financial literacy using game-based learning tools from K20.

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:00:00 GMT

Family Literacy Night at Stringfellow Elementary

MOULTRIE, Ga. - On Sept. 6, Stringfellow Elementary School hosted its first Title 1 meeting and Family Literacy Night. Principal Brian Knighton presented information to parents about Title 1 and then ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:04:00 GMT

Gov. Brown Signs Media-Literacy Bill From Napa State Senator

NAPA, CA - Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill from a Napa state senator that's designed to help students navigate the web to discern legitimate sources of online information. Senate Bill ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:52:00 GMT

Scientific literacy on the rise

The Chinese population is becoming more scientifically literate, with more people from less developed regions able to understand and use science to solve issues in life and at work, officials said on ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:38:00 GMT

New literacy effort focuses on topical issues

A national project to promote literacy and conversations about topical issues is now being offered locally. The Bowling Green-Warren County Public Library has brought the national Project Lit initiati...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:47:00 GMT

KU part of a $27M grant program to boost literacy for struggling readers

Joseph R. Pearson Hall, home of KU's School of Education, near 11th Street and West Campus Road, is pictured in this file photo from 2008. The Center for Research on Learning at the University of ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:40:00 GMT

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