Sing into Reading

Teach your child to read with music and love.

Literacy through music and movement
for people of all ages and abilities.

School Visits, Conferences, Events, and Classes

Risa Beth Cohen, M.S.Ed., Creative Director


I was featured on Good Day, on WTOL. Amanda Fay asked me about Sing into Reading, and I shared an original song, "Our Classroom is Peaceful." 

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Literacy Lesson on "The Nine"

I was featured on "The Nine," a morning show on 13abc. I shared a musical paper-ripping lesson. Watch this quick (4-minute) segment to learn how to build fine motor skills and ready the hand for writing through song.

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See the replay of Risa on 13abc's "The Nine"

"Ten Tips to Teach Your Child to Read with Music and Love."

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Introducing...The Sing into Reading Text Converter!

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Use the Sing into Reading Text Converter to help your text match the Montessori teaching materials and teach letter differentiation.

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"Thank you, Risa. I was a Kindermusik educator for 20 years, so I have a good variety of songs...but love more and fresh ideas. I have my favorite back pocket oldies but goodies. BUT, new ideas are always welcome. I am back to teaching in the classroom now, and still LOVE music, but am not doing just that. When you talked about adding the literacy component in your training, I felt like that was the missing piece for me that was needed. We do a "journal" reading, but it just didn't fit who I was. I think doing the music is doing the same thing...but adding an element of what was really missing and what I know is SO good for the classroom and kids. THANK YOU! The kids are LOVING Peter Rabbit. :)"

Darcy Logan
Lead Teacher, Little Hawks Discovery Preschool

"Risa, is that look you in the eye kind of musical master that makes not only the children mesmerized but parents tapping their toes in their shoes as they watch the kids hold onto her words and rhythm....only to find yourself singing and humming long after the lesson or show"

Kathleen Rice-Mierzwiak
Mom of a student

"Risa Cohen is a talented musician and vocalist. She is kind, caring and has a natural way of connecting with children. I have seen firsthand the way my children and their classmates hang on her every word and note. Risa is an exemplary teacher and outstanding individual!"

Michael Rowland
Dad of two students

"Risa has an amazing class! She does a combination of new songs and old favorites and we love singing them when we are at home."

Holly Allen
Mom of three studnets

Loving Literacy Workshop

Please join the Loving Literacy Workshop where we share songs, inspiration, and literacy tips. I will add your email address to my list so you don't miss out on songs, free classes, and all of the fun!

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Risa is a sought-after speaker at edu-events of all kinds.


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