Teacher Review for Starfall

Great for struggling readers!

Andrea R.
Classroom teacher
Myers-Ganoung Elementary School
Tucson, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Knowledge gain
Great with Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use this site on the computers in my third grade classroom for students who are not yet able to read books independently. I think the phonics instruction helps move them along and gives them a feeling that they can work independently. I choose the letter sounds or combinations each students needs to work on and once I get them started I am able to work with small groups during reading workshop while my most struggling readers are getting their needs met without interrupting guided reading. Win - win - win!
My Take
I wish there was a way to track what individual students are doing on Starfall.