More than 21 million Americans can't read at all, and 45 million are marginally illiterate and one-fifth of high school graduates can't read their diplomas (Department of Justice, 2010).
Reading Horizons, recently attended the Read Today – KSL 5 Book Festival at the Brigham Young University campus. The company decided to promote its Lemons for Literacy game at the event Reading Horizons, a successful reading software publisher, launched Lemons for Literacy game in February 2009 to help combat illiteracy.
So far, almost 400,000 ounces of virtual lemonade has been squeezed – that’s 12,500 gallons of juice – resulting in more than $20,000 in reading help.
The Reading Horizons’ booth provided parents with the opportunity to learn more about how to help their children become super readers while the kids played knock over the lemonade cans game.
About Reading Horizons
The Reading Horizons program is based on the Discover Intensive Phonics for Yourself method. This method uses multi-sensory, Orton Gillingham principles of instruction and appeals to students’ individual learning styles—visual, auditory, tactile, or kinesthetic. Reading Horizons software programs, along with their corresponding direct-instruction materials, have taught reading strategies to hundreds of thousands of adults, youth, and children. For over 26 years, Reading Horizons has proven to be - The Foundation for Reading English!