Click to Read: Life Skills consists of four entertaining, colorful, related stories which use SymbolStix to build vocabulary, encourage early literacy and support comprehension. Students can hear the story read to them in a cause and effect mode, expand meaning of text and picture symbols in an interactive mode, and can then demonstrate their understanding by arranging the symbols to retell the story in any of three reading levels. Each story also comes with three Show What You Know activities - Bingo, Concentration and Vocabulary practice.
Use this program's structured format to design writing activities for students by guiding them through planning, organizing and preparing a first draft. Both graphic and outline formats assist in the writing process. Writing genre templates available.
Use this program with students who read and write more efficiently with word/picture associations. Pictures automatically appear when a word is completed. Additional pictures can be added.
Use this reading software to provide word + picture support to emerging readers and writers. Pictures appear automatically as a word is written. Students can also hear the their story read aloud.
Use this highly structured reading program to develop emerging readers. Many struggling students find reading success with a process that teaches a word, introduces its meaning, provides comprehension practice, and uses the word in the story context.
Develop core vocabulary for reading and introduce word combinations though these interactive software programs which encourage choice making. Young children enjoy selecting a picture directly on the screen when using a touch screen. Switch access is also available.
This program provides phonics, phonemic-awareness, and spelling activities to build students' core reading skills. Based on the 4-Blocks of Literacy model developed by Patricia Cunningham.
This versatile assistive technology DAISY-MP3 and NISO player lets you read and navigate through complex reading material, such as reference manuals and school books, as well as novels and magazines. You can also use its built in text to speech to read books in text format such as Bookshare. Includes an integrated microphone to record voice notes.
Read:OutLoud 6 can help provide access to the new electronic books required in IDEA, and the included web browser makes the internet fully accessible. Read:OutLoud provides accessibility supports like text-to-speech and study tools that help you read with comprehension. Read:OutLoud 6 includes an improved accessible web browser that is now compatible on Mac and Windows. Includes support for NIMAS and DAISY files as well as one-click access to Bookshare.
Reading Assistant Expanded Edition software combines advanced speech verification technology with scientifically-based reading interventions to help students strengthen their reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Reading Assistant acts as a patient, non-judgmental listener for emerging, self-conscious or struggling readers. Teachers receive assessment reports and can listen to audio samples of their students as if they had been sitting next to their students, listening.