Ed Tech Companies Launch Beginning Reading Program


The Weekly Reader Publishing group and school technology provider HareBrain have partnered to launch the Learn to Read: Beginning Reading Program, which provides students in preschool through first grade with reading kits, including HareBrain's WhisperPhone line of devices designed to help students read.

Teachers using this program will start with group instruction, then transition students onto individualized learning using the Learn to Read kits. The reading kits include:

  • 53 Phonics Readers;
  • WhisperPhones;
  • Flash Cards;
  • Music CD; and
  • Home Activities.

The program is designed to teach new sounds and words to students. The students will be able to hear themselves sound out new words using the WhisperPhones included in the reading kits.

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