Teacher Review for Raz-Kids

Great resource for encouraging reading at home!

Lindsay K.
Classroom teacher
Fairview South Elementary School
Skokie, United States
Show More
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
I can use this resource for ALL my students. It models fluent reading for my ELL students and low literacy students, while providing "easy reader" books for my average readers, and I can even have my gifted student reading at his reading level and answering comprehension questions in the quizzes. The parents in my classroom enjoy having this resource at home--there is no excuse for students not being exposed to reading practice and hearing fluent reading on a consistent basis. The students know I am monitoring their activities, and I sporadically provide rewards for students to remind them about using this resource at home when I notice usage begins dropping off. All of them love the robot building feature as well.
My Take
I use Raz-Kids with my kindergarteners, who have a range of reading ability from still learning letter sounds to reading an extremely gifted child reading at a 4th grade level. Its great for all students in primary grades.