Software Teaches Children How to Read

The Reading Lesson is a step-by-step interactive program designed to teach young children, ages 4 to 8, to read. With the help of animation and fun activities, the program teaches reading fluency in 20 easy lessons.

Based on an effective visual phonic method, the program combines phonics with word recognition of 250 key words to develop fluency. Fun and easy to use, children do two to three pages a day, requiring about 15 minutes.

The package comes with four full-sized reading books, an animated video and a CD-ROM; a free demo is available. Mountcastle Co., San Ramon, CA, (800) 585-7323.

This article originally appeared in the 03/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.