Teacher Review for Raz-Kids

Resource in a Daily 5 classroom for listening and fluency practice.

Denise W.
Classroom teacher
Kendon School
Lansing, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use this program daily as part of the listening option during Daily5.Lots of nonfiction. Students can listen to a fluent reader. Reading can be stopped and student can repeat the phrasing to practice for fluency. there is a running record option which can be very time efficient for teachers. quiz results can be used as a screener for further investigation for comprehension weaknesses. Great record keeping tools for monitoring progress.
My Take
I like the independence that students can experience as they navigate choices. Have to monitor students to make sure they are not just rushing through and not really reading. I use this resource as part of homework because it is available anywhere as an on-line app or computer website.