Use the cloze technique to explore topics of syntax, vocabulary, and comprehension on vocabulary you add to the reading activity. This program allows you to control which words are masked. Can be used on screen or printed as worksheets. Software is switch compatible.
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.
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.
Use these books designed with controlled vocabulary that makes comprehension easier for struggling readers. Use any or all of their story formats - "talking" computer book, paperback book and audio book to provide different levels of reading intervention.
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.
For those who are learning to read, Route 66 Literacy is a web-based service that provides literacy instruction for persons (adolescents and adults) with developmental disabilities and/or those who are learning to speak, read, and write English. For those who are teaching reading, Route 66 is designed to help teachers and non-teachers (volunteers, parents) teach reading and writing.
The ReadingPen®2 is designed specifically to help readers improve their reading skills. This fully portable scanning device helps with reading fluency and comprehension by providing immediate definitions for scanned text. Scanned text and definitions can be read aloud, allowing readers to maintain their reading flow, even when encountering unfamiliar words.
Use a Lexia program to develop reading skills at every stage. Each Lexia program promotes independent reading as students navigate the program independently. Its structured reading strategies are based on the Orton-Gillingham method of reading remediation.
VocabGrabber analyzes any text you're interested in, generating lists of the most useful vocabulary words and showing you how those words are used in context. Just copy text from a document and paste it into the box, and then click on the "Grab Vocabulary!" button. VocabGrabber will automatically create a list of vocabulary from your text, which you can then sort, filter, and save. Select any word on the list and you'll see a snapshot of the Visual Thesaurus map and definitions for that word, along with examples of the word in your text.