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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!

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Published:  Thu, 19 Jul 2018 02:53:00 GMT

WhatsApp working on digital literacy programme to curb fake news

It has drawn flak from the Indian government over circulation of rumours and fake news on its platform. New Delhi: WhatsApp is working with over half a dozen partners in India to design a digital lite...

Published:  Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:34:00 GMT

How volunteer literacy tutors help adult learners at MCC

When Didia Barajas returned to school after 15 years, with only a junior high education from Mexico, she enrolled in McHenry County College's Adult Education Program to earn her High School Equivalenc...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:57:00 GMT

Springfield recognized nationally for early literacy work; 5 named to 'Council of Champions'

From left to right, newly-inducted Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Council of Champions members Paul Foster, Chief Information Officer for Springfield Public Schools; Cynthia Simison, Managing Editor ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:50:00 GMT

Literacy Volunteers gearing up for Run 2 Read 5K

FAIRMONT - The 20th annual Run 2 Read 5k race will be held Friday, July 27 to benefit the Literacy Volunteers of Marion County. LVMC is a 501(c)(3) entity that provides free tutoring services to adult...

Published:  Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:16:00 GMT

UT Tyler teams up with Texas Education Agency to help small school districts increase literacy

Two of the biggest education organizations in the state are stepping in to help small, struggling school districts improve their literacy rates. The Texas Education Agency and the University of Texas ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:33:00 GMT

White Racial Literacy Project created to "˜shift culture on campus'

A public university in Indiana has received a sizeable grant to establish a project designed specifically toward educating white students and faculty on issues related to race as well as disrupting ra...

Published:  Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:43:00 GMT

Hats Off To Literacy continues to help provide books to children

While falling rain made Tuesday an ideal time to don a hat while outdoors, indoors at the Fremont Golf Club more than 100 people wore hats for a different reason. The Fremont Area United Way hosted it...

Published:  Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:13:00 GMT

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