Read Naturally Adds ELL Curriculum Support


Read Naturally has released a new version of its reading software, Read Naturally Software Edition (SE) Network Plus. The new 2.1 version incorporates support for ELL curricula and also adds new licensing options.

Read Naturally is fluency-development system that provides a variety of learning tools, including story recordings that synchronize with text, vocabulary aids, automated assessments, multimedia elements related to the reading material, and various reporting tools. The new version adds:

  • Central management of district licenses;
  • Database performance improvements;
  • Support for Spanish and ELL curricula;
  • Import of data from other databases and spreadsheets; and
  • An improved placement program for determining student levels and goals.

Read Naturally SE Network Plus 2.1 is available now for Mac OS X and Windows. The district server license runs $1,000 per district. The school server license runs $200 per school. A free trial edition is also available at the link below.

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