Empowering Lives is excited to partner with Reading Assistant Plus. This program is available to anyone and is accessed from the comfort of your own home.
Reading Assistant Plus (RA+) builds students’ brain fitness with intensive reading aloud practice using speech verification technology to act as a tutor, providing one-on-one guided oral reading support.
Every parent and educator knows that students benefit from extra reading aloud practice, especially when it is combined with immediate feedback and support from a teacher.
How Does Reading Assistant Plus (RA+) Work?
Reading Assistant Plus (RA+) is for students who have attained basic word recognition and decoding skills and are now building vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. This includes students as young as preschoolers, all the way up to adults.
The online Reading Software delivers:
Help When Students Need It: Reading Assistant Plus (RA+) acts as a patient, non-judgmental listener, that provides support to all students as they need it. Patented technology provides real-time corrective feedback via speech recognition, enabling students to self-correct as they are reading aloud, improving fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
Time Savings for Parents: Automatic calculation of words correct per minute (WCPM) and immediate access to comprehension and vocabulary reports make tracking your child's progress effortless.
Increased Student Engagement: Reading selections for a variety of interests and reading levels, plus frequent comprehension checks, keep students motivated and focused on reading for meaning.
Anytime, Anywhere Access: Students use Reading Assistant Plus (RA+) online which makes the software easy to implement at home.
300+texts to cater for all topics of interest: Each grade band contains highly-illustrated selections, grouped in a wide variety of genres and areas of interest. This ensures students build a body of knowledge and are exposed to vocabulary in different contexts.