Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Alpha-Mania Adventures Series ~ #Review #Giveaway #2016GiftGuide

I can't believe how many people have poor literacy skills in Canada.  Both my kids are at school and the teachers keeps on telling me to read to my kids every day at least for 20 mins.  It is hard and I do try my best.  I love books when my kids can interact instead of just listening to me read.

Alpha-Mania Adventures Series ~ #Review #Giveaway #2016GiftGuide


I received two books, book one and book two of the Alpha-Mania Adventures series.  The first book is about the Alpha-Mania gang meet some pirates and they got to train them how to be proper pirates.  During the story, my kids got the chance to interact by finding letters or pictures that starts with the letter.  It was like Finding Waldo or Eye Spy book.  I enjoyed reading the first book with my child and be prepare to allocate more time on this book than 20 minutes.  When you are searching for pictures or letters, it takes awhile for the little ones to look for them.

The second book is very much like the first book and this time they are on a treasure hunt.  I enjoyed reading these books with my child.  She enjoyed the book and had so fun looking for the pictures and letters.  At the end of each books there are recommended activities you can do with your child.  This book series is a great gift idea.  I believe any child would enjoy the series.

Fifty-two percent of adults in the U.S. and 49 percent of adults in Canada continue to possess literacy skills too low to be considered fully competent for most jobs in our modern economy (PIAAC, 2012). But many believe that incorporating playtime into reading skills is an innovative and effective way to encourage successful reading skills

“The Alpha-Mania Adventures series (an innovative five-book children's book series) was developed to be both a teaching tool within the classroom, and a resource for parents to promote learning at home,” says Rumack. "Learning these essential skills early increases confidence and leads to a love of reading!” In an inspiring, educational interview, Rumack can discuss:
Why learning to read accurately and fluently is one of the most important skills a child needs to learn in order to become a productive, independent adult

Why many teachers are not aware of the importance of phonological awareness in reading development, and how the “ABCs” approach is doing a disservice to reluctant readers and A+ students alike

That decades of research shows that phonological awareness is the best predictor of later reading and spelling success

Making learning fun! – why promoting “play” in the early years is more valuable than it is often given credit for in traditional classroom settings
How parents can easily and effectively complement and support what their children are learning in school, and navigate often unwieldy and challenging school systems

About the Creator:
After completing her Bachelor of Education, Ruth Rumack started her career as a Children’s Program Director at a community centre. It was at this time that Ruth began working with students privately, supporting their academic needs. Her practice quickly grew from her living room to the 3000 square foot office that Ruth Rumack’s Learning Space currently occupies, employing close to 25 full-time certified educators, designers, and support staff. As an educator, Ruth has a particular interest in working with students of all ages who experience reading challenges, as well as those diagnosed with learning differences and other exceptionalities such as ADHD, anxiety, and executive functioning issues. She is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario and regularly attends learning conferences to ensure that she is on the leading edge of new research and new methodologies. At her Learning Space, Ruth and her team of highly-qualified educators provide individualized support that emphasizes honoring the individual strengths and needs of each child. Their goal is to provide all students with a strong academic foundation, achieved through active, kinesthetic learning that doesn’t feel like learning at all. Alpha-Mania Adventures is now available on Amazon, alpha-mania.com, and Ruth Rumack's Learning Space.

GIVEAWAY!!

Smith Publicity would like to offer one of my US readers all five (5) Alpha-Mania Adventures series.

This giveaway will run from December 13th, 2016 to January 10th, 2017 (midnight EST).  Winner, You have 24 hours to reply.  You must be 18+ U.S. Only.  Good Luck!  Psst - Can't win if you don't answer the mandatory question.  I am not responsible for shipping and handling or damages of the prize.  The prize is shipped by the Sponsor and they may substitute the prize depending what is in stock.







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*Disclosure - The product in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation.

17 comments:

  1. Getting children to read is high on my list. Getting them interested in a series really helps.

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  2. I loved reading to my kids when they were younger. Unfortunately they are more gamers now instead of readers.

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  3. This is a US contest only, which State are you from? I am from Minnesota,_+

    Which of the five books you are interested in reading? I am most interested in reading "The Great Riddle Race!" book

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  4. I always read to my children at the very least at bedtime every evening. When they got older and able to read themselves they were allowed to leave their light on for an extra half hour but only if they were reading. I must admit I realise the level of literacy in North America is surprisingly low but that it is that bad I hadn't realised. Quote "52% of adults in the U.S. and 49% of adults in Canada continue to possess literacy skills too low to be considered fully competent for most jobs in our modern economy" That is scary indeed.

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  5. I am from Idaho. The book that I am most intrigued by is Slomo’s Secret Treasure: A Blending Book. They all sound wonderful. It is so important to read to our children.

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  6. I always loved to read and my daughter love it too, but my son doesn't like it. My granddaughters enjoy it. We always read at bedtimes.

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  7. I liked reading to my daughter but now we are having some issues with her comprehension of what she reads. So she gets upset and wants to quit.

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  8. Im from Virginia USA. I look forward to reading the book The Great Wildlife race.

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  9. It's great to start reading to your children at a very young age! it's amazing to know that there is so many people that do not know how to read, these books sound great for the young and old!!

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  10. These look like great books but I do not have kids to read these books, I am a big believer in literacy.

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  11. The literacy numbers in Canada and the US are very low. I love to read and take time to read as often as possible.

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  12. Reading with your kids is so important for learning and bonding

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  13. We've been reading to our little guy every day at bed time and he's developed a love of books.

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  14. I am from Charleston, SC.

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  15. I am from York, SC. I like the Treasure book. My grandson is in K-5 and is struggling. I believe this will help him. Thanks!

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  16. I am from Rhode Island right now me and my daughter are reading all the harry potters

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  17. I am in Texas My son loves Alpha-Mania Adventures series.

    rajeespot@gmail.com

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