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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

Meditation sessions promote physical literacy at Aalfs Library

SIOUX CITY -- Olivia Logan likens a 40-minute session of meditation to a "power nap." The library services associate sat cross-legged on a yoga mat alongside 11 other participants Tuesday ...

Published:  Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Viewpoints: should teaching students who fail a literacy and numeracy test be barred from teaching

Testing prospective teachers for literacy and numeracy alone is not enough. Credit: Victoria is the first state to implement these new standards. The test is a federal initiative.

Published:  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:14:00 GMT

Ten ways teacher librarians improve literacy in schools

Australian schools constantly strive to improve the literacy outcomes of their students. Supporting literacy achievement for struggling readers is particularly important because these readers have ...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:13:00 GMT

CHC hosts story book literacy night

The Canfield Local School District hosted a family literacy night for families at C.H. Campbell Elementary School on Jan. 8. The story book theme for the event was prevalent throughout the school, wit...

Published:  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:41:00 GMT

Literacy Network hosts 8th annual Handbags for Hope

Guests browse silent auction purses at the 2018 Handbags for Hope. (Photo: Shannon Lienemann, Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati/Provided) The Literacy Network hosts their eighth annual Handbags f...

Published:  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:52:00 GMT

Shore up your financial literacy

Two-thirds of Americans can't pass a basic financial literacy test, according to a study of 80,000 people by FINRA Investor Education Foundation. That means the majority do not have the knowledge ...

Published:  Sat, 19 Jan 2019 02:46:00 GMT

What you must know about structured literacy programs

Literacy skills are the key to success for students and adults. Now more than ever, readers must be able to comprehend information from a variety of sources. When combined with vocabulary ...

Published:  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:18:00 GMT

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