After sliding Reading Rods? into the Reading Mentor?, your students will immediately hear the letters, words or sentences they've built. They'll also read them on the screen. Arrow keys let students easily toggle to the word or letter they need to practice. They can repeat the process as many times as they like, which helps train their ears and improve segmental pronunciation.
Easy to operate, the captivating, electronic nature of the Reading Mentor? is irresistible to students with a wide range of ages and abilities. It's great for regular classes, English Language Learners, special needs and speech/language pathology.
The benefits speak for themselves.
-Engages students of all learning styles with a multisensory approach that allows them to build, hear and see words
-Provides an aural model to instantly reinforce and improve oral comprehension and pronunciation
-integrates phonemic awareness, phonics, listening, speaking and other key reading skills
-Offers differentiated instruction in reading to individuals and small groups
-Perfect for reading intervention programs or centers in guided reading classrooms
-Aligns with the Put Reading First research report in the areas of phonemic awareness and explicit phonics instruction
-Frees you up to concentrate on other classroom activities
-So portable, it can easily provide instruction wherever it's needed
-More than 23,000 word dictionary
-4 headphone jacks (headphones not included)
-Volume and contrast controls
-3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
-Operates with power adapter (included) or battery (4 C, not included)
-Measures 11" x 8.5" x 5"