Poor reading skills can severely damage a child’s sense of self worth. For child therapists who are concerned with developing children’s self esteem, emotional wellbeing and healthy, age appropriate communication skills, educational programs that assist in improving reading skills can be hugely beneficial for building self confidence.
As a , Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket is an excellent system. One of many program offered by Stimulus Maksima!, this system follows on from Learn to Read – Reading Rocket (reading foundation skills) and focuses on reading improvement to build confidence in reading, while also developing language and communication skills.
There are many reasons why Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket is an asset to therapists and teachers alike:
A progressive curriculum from Grade 2 to Grade 12
Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket includes activities to promote reading improvement from primary school right through to high school, with lessons becoming more advanced as reading level improves. With over 40 lessons per grade there is more than enough reading material to ensure interesting, engaging content throughout a learner’s school career.
Essential and advanced reading skills are covered
The reading skills and techniques that are developed through the Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket program helps to establish extensive vocabulary, promote correct spelling and grammar and develop reading comprehension. In addition, students learn advanced reading techniques and develop a reading speed that is aligned with international standards appropriate for their age.
The system teaches more than reading skills
While good reading skills are essential for all areas of learning as well as effective communication, Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket also integrates and supports (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for a more inclusive educational experience. In addition, learners improve on their computer skills through computer-aided study.
A love of reading and learning is promoted
Many students, whether children or teenagers, do not enjoy learning. Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket offers fun activities and many different approaches to make learning exciting. Learners become motivated to read, not because they must but because they want to.
Measurable success through a structured system
Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket can be used to assist students who need support with their reading skills, and is also beneficial for students who want to exceed their reading level. The program provides accurate reading age assessments, has automatic remedial capabilities and includes a detailed analysis and reporting system that allows therapists to monitor the individual progress of each child.
Reading is more than an educational need – it is a life skill that improves communication and builds self confidence, making Reading Improvement – Reading Rocket one of the best tools for child therapists. This product integrates with a skills based curriculum and is one of many excellent computer based educational aids that have been developed by – with the goal of providing support that encourages children and adults to exceed their potential and develop a love of learning.