Reading is one of the most vital core skills that children must develop in order to reach their full potential at school. Research shows that there is a direct link between reading skills and school performance. When you think about it, every area of learning can be enhanced – or hampered – by a learner’s ability – or inability – to read at an age appropriate level.
Learn to Read – is a concept program offered by Stimulus Maksima that provides a unique, integrated approach that bridges the gap between having fundamental skills and actually being able to read. This excellent computer based system is a great who want to combine educational development services into their therapy. The program comprises a variety of fun activities in a structured series of lessons aimed at developing and consolidating the essential principles to set the foundation for successful reading development.
Aimed primarily at Grade R and Grade 1 children, Learn to Read – Reading Rocket is also perfect for adults who want to learn how to read, as the lessons are packed with simple yet exciting exercises that can be enjoyed by young and old. The system produces quick long lasting results by using an eclectic approach that is never boring, with interesting and stimulating content. Although the focus of the program is teaching reading skills, the system ties in with skills based curriculum themes and outcomes to provide holistic and integrated learning.
Basic skills developed in Learn to Read – Reading Rocket
Learn to Read – Reading Rocket provides skills, knowledge and understanding in a variety of areas essential for successful reading, including sounds, letters, linguistic terminology, word and sentence construction and high frequency words. Because the system helps to improve the development of language skills, it is far more beneficial than an ordinary general reading program.
Development and learning through play
Learn to Read – Reading Rocket is interesting and easy to use. Learners have fun, but at the same time learn valuable fundamental reading skills through play. In addition, the computer based system helps to develop computer skills and assists with fine motor development.
Monitor and provide remedial support
In addition to developing reading skills, the Learn to Read – Reading Rocket system can also be used to accurately determine each student’s reading age. The program automatically provides remedial support to improve the reading level through each lesson’s activities. Best of all, Learn to Read – Reading Rocket allows therapists and teachers to monitor each child’s individual progress as they learn and improve at their own pace.
Integrate with the school curriculum
Learn to Read – Reading Rocket is not a stand alone system. It is flexible and can be integrated perfectly with language teachers’ curriculums as well as (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to produce more effective and holistic educational results.
As one of the best tools for play therapists, teachers and educational therapists, the skills developed through Learn to Read – Reading Rocket provide a superb foundation for a successful and enriching reading career. The program is available from . We offer a variety of excellent computer-aided learning products to help South African children develop their true potential, through learning activities that are exciting and fun. For more information the Learn to Read – Reading Rocket program and other educational products that we offer, please do not hesitate to with us.