In an article in Education Week March 31,Jane Croom, a parent of two children from the original project, related a personal story: This program is designed to boost reading levels in just 15 minutes a day by combining all the senses together to solidify the learning.
A world map comes up and shows it going from Southeast Asia-ish to America. You could teach the phonemes, spelling and typing all at the same time! But as I mentioned, this only happens after every 4 storyteller rescues which is essentially 4 lessons. I see the results in our reading lessons.
If you would like to keep going and rescue some more storytellers, press the green go button. Each letter is sounded out and words are sounded out and then blended. Typing, spelling and reading are all rolled into each lesson and almost every activity.
Have multiple students who need to use it at the same time? Still others teach writing and typing. As each activity ends, it goes immediately to a loading page and then the next activity starts. Then we tried setting a timer for 15 or 20 minutes, but the kids never felt like they were done — I was always stopping them in the middle of something which nobody enjoys.
Discounts are available for multiple students. First, it was developed by a neuropsychologist and is specifically geared toward how the young brain learns. And there are positive affirmations throughout the program when the student does something well.
The program combines literacy with keyboarding skills in a very clever way! Overall, this is a fun learning program that really covers a lot of skills. When your child is introduced to a new activity, she is automatically given instructions on how to complete the activity.
Less ambiguous pictures would be a definite improvement. But this program does have some weaknesses.
They fight over who gets to use the computer first.Apr 13, · After first trying out the demo, Holden was really excited to get to review Read, Write & Type by Talking Fingers Inc.!. WHAT IS IT?: Read, Write & Type offers a unique online game format that teaches kids phonics, spelling, keyboarding, and word processing.
Read, Write & Type will take your child through a tour of the 40 English speech sounds in 40 lessons.
In addition to Lefty (the left hand’s model), Rightway (the right hand’s model), and Vexor (the vexing quizmaster), she’ll meet the different “storytellers” on the keyboard who represent the different sounds. Read, Write & Type!™ or a combination of letters and a finger stroke on the keyboard.
Other goals of the program include identifying phonemes in is distributed by Talking Fingers, Inc. Address: One St. Vincent Drive, San Rafael, California Email.
Our Review of Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc. Desperate Homeschoolers Posted on April 13, by Tina Chen April 13, For the past few weeks, Middlenificent, Littlenificent, and I have had the pleasure of using Read, Write & Type from Talking Fingers Inc.
“The Read, Write, and Type Learning System produced by Talking Fingers (RWT) provides systematic, explicit instruction in basic phonological skills and emphasizes writing as a route to reading.
Results with at-risk first graders are impressive in at least one study. Oct 11, · Talking Fingers, Inc. also has a companion product for Read, Write & Type called Wordy Querty.
Wordy Querty is for students in grades and focuses on spelling rules and frequently repeated patterns in ultimedescente.com: One Blessed Mamma.Download