ClickN’READ by ClickN’KIDS ( is a Web-based reading program with a futuristic theme designed to instill early reading skills in preK-3 students. The program provides more than 100 online lessons that assist students in developing phonemic awareness, alphabetic understanding, and automaticity skills in 20 to 30 minute exercises. Each lesson consists of six to 14 instructional activities that help transform new readers into proficient readers. The animated, interactive lessons are standards-based and customizable. In addition, ClickN’READ produces assessment reports so that teachers can review student progress.

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2004 issue of THE Journal.