Guided Reading Tool for Improving Fluency
What is Reading Assistant?
Oral reading is critical in improving reading fluency, comprehension, pronunciation and prosody.
Reading Assistant Plus is an innovative online guided reading tool that provides intensive reading practice. Learners use the tool to read developmentally appropriate texts both silently and aloud.
What makes Reading Assistant Plus such an innovative reading practice tool is its use of patented technology that listens as each word is read aloud and delivers immediate support whenever a learner struggles with or mispronounces a word — reinforcing newly learned reading skills, vocabulary, and fluency.
What Reading Assistant Does
Provides Guided Reading Support to More Students
Reading Assistant Plus uses patented speech recognition technology to deliver real-time corrective guided reading feedback, enabling learners to self-correct as they are reading aloud.
Pre-teaches Academic Vocabulary
Built-in Word Wall activities pre-teach academic vocabulary, activate prior knowledge, and provide pronunciations for new words before learners begin each e-book passage.
Improves Both Silent Reading and Oral Reading Skills
Unlike other digital reading practice resources that only allow learners to record themselves reading aloud, Reading Assistant Plus actually listens and helps learners whenever they struggle or mispronounce a word — it’s like having a personal guided reading tutor available 24/7!
Reaches the Reluctant Reader
Reading Assistant Plus provides reading selections for a variety of interests and reading levels, plus frequent comprehension checks, to keep learners motivated and focused on reading for meaning.
Saves Teachers Time
Automatic calculation of words correct per minute (WCPM), and actionable comprehension and vocabulary reports make it easy for teachers to track learners’ reading levels, and specific areas of strength and weakness.
Easy-to-Use Reports and Indicators
Reading Assistant Plus provides implementation and performance reporting at the district, group, and student level to support and improve data-driven decision making. Graphical depictions show usage, performance, reading level trends, and student proficiency levels.
How Reading Assistant Works
Frequently Asked Questions
Your Title Goes Here
Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings.
Want to Learn More About Reading Assistant Plus?
Webinar Replay – 2022 Dyslexia Research and Evidence-Based Best Practices
Originally Broadcasted on 19th October, 2022Dyslexia Awareness Month, view the recorded webinar on the latest research on the cognitive, genetic, and processing differences associated with dyslexia. Join neuroscientist Dr. Martha Burns to learn about current...
How to Help Your Child with Dyslexia -Webinar Replay is now available
Originally Broadcasted on 23rd March 2023 The Learning Timeline your child needs to follow 4 Cognitive skills to become an effective learner How to improve working memory The best way for your child to learn This webinar will help you take control of your child's...
Help your child master these four critical skills and watch them become a great learner
We have been working with children with dyslexia for 20 years. No doubt that Cognitive skills are the hidden side of learning. The better your child can process information the better they will be at reading. Without competence in these four areas your child will...
Does Dyslexia affect more boys than girls?
Does Dyslexia affect more boys than girls? If you are wondering,”does dyslexia affect more boys than girls?” then you’ll be interested in what Neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist Dr Martha Burns has to say. You can also watch a brief interview with Dr Burns on the...
Dyslexia – reading gains of up to two years
Webinar Replay Dyslexia Webinar - How to Accelerate your Child's Language, Reading and Learning SkillsOriginally Broadcasted on 30th November 2022This webinar is for you If you are interested in taking action to empower your dyslexic child to improve their reading....
Webinar Replay – Executive Function Part III: Managing “Weapons of Mass Distraction”
Managing “Weapons of Mass Distraction”Originally Broadcasted on 10th November 2022In this third and final webinar of the series, we will discuss the challenges of having “weapons of mass distraction” i.e. devices and screen time, in our children’s lives and realistic...