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How To Provide Effective Reading Practice – Leveled Readers

By Alan Scalone,  CNK Digital co-founder Now that you have identified an effective reading program for your child—something I reviewed in my last article—it’s time to discuss the importance of leveled readers. When your child is learning to read, practice makes perfect. This is more than just a cheerful saying–it’s confirmed by studies from the National […]

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Selecting an Effective Reading Program for Your Child: Tools vs. Toys

by Alan Scalone, CNK Digital co-founder Whether you’re home schooling your child or merely looking to improve your child’s reading skills in and out of the classroom, an effective reading program can deliver results and improve standardized test scores. Unfortunately, not all reading programs are created equally. Some programs are developed by individuals who see […]


The One Thing You Should Look For In Reading Programs for Kids

If you’re like most parents, helping a little one who is learning how to read certainly isn’t an easy task. It’s filled with frustration and anxiety for kids and parents alike, and while you don’t want to throw up your hands and walk away from the table, it can be tough not to. Outside reading […]


Help Your Child Develop A Passion For Learning!

When they are very little, it seems like the love they have for getting to know the world comes naturally. They ask you a million questions a day about various subjects, which shows they are striving for knowledge. Although, as they get older, it becomes much more difficult to keep their attention on task at […]


The Importance of Teaching Kids Phonics

As your child gets introduced to the world of reading, you, as a parent, will be introduced to some terminology, essential to the process, which you may or may not be familiar with. You will hear terms such as sight words, decoding, emerging and phonics. All these terms have a separate meaning that is in […]


Keeping Device Use Safe for Children

The Japanese city of Kariya has recently decided to enact a curfew for children ages 6 to 15, beginning April 1. The curfew, which is voluntary for parents to enforce, is the first of its kind – to deny children access to smartphones and tablets after 9 pm, when Japanese officials believe, parents may have […]


Incorporating Typing into Programs to Give Kids a Head Start

Twenty years ago, students were still being taught to type on old typewriters; later, they learned computer keyboards at a younger age. Today, toddlers have mastered the use of tablets and smartphones. As technology becomes more pervasive in our daily lives, typing well and efficiently becomes a necessity – yet another way that ClickN KIDS […]


All the Best Apps on the ClickN KIDS Tablet

It’s been less than a year since the ClickN KIDS Family Tablet was released for sale exclusively on Walmart.com and, in that time, the product has been a consistent bestseller. Looney Tunes Phonics directly aligns with a phonics curriculum required by schools nationwide, therefore parents and teachers are able to incorporate ClickN KIDS tablet to […]


ClickN KIDS is GREAT for Children with Special Learning Needs

The educational heritage of ClickN KIDS is firmly rooted in research and time-honored educational principles.  The curriculum was developed by Dr. J. Ron Nelson, a nationally-recognized early education research professor.  Dr. Nelson not only developed the curriculum for Looney Tunes ClickN READ Phonics, he also designed all aspects of the computer program that delivers that […]


Using Positive Reinforcement to Help Children Learn

The concept of positive reinforcement may be unfamiliar territory for many parents. Some might even associate the idea with disciplining a pet, by giving them a bone as a reward. However, positive reinforcement is actually a very effective strategy when it comes to your child’s behavior. It helps children understand good behavior from bad and […]