Readiness Skills

Designed for: Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Developed by teachers, Readiness Skills provides students in grades PK through one with the basic readiness skills required for them to excel as early learners. The program teaches skills in a sequential way that guarantees success for students. Shapes, colors, letters, numbers and pictures are all used to teach visual association, visual patterning and visual memory. Additionally, a series of audio cues teach and reinforce a variety of auditory memory and discrimination skills. Extensive audio-visual content and a detailed help system ensure that Readiness Skills will capture young minds, making the program a useful tool for teaching these important concepts.


Targeted Skills

  • Color Recognition
  • Letters Of The Alphabet
  • Counting From 1 - 10
  • Visual Memory And Discrimination
  • Visual Association
  • Auditory Memory And Discrimination
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Basic Concepts

Highlighted Features

  • Auditory memory is taught and reinforced using a variety of interesting activities
  • Shapes, colors, letters and numbers are used to teach visual association, visual discrimination, visual patterning and visual memory
  • Teaches auditory discrimination for rhyming and non-rhyming words
  • Teaches the letters of the alphabet along with common letter and word reversals
  • Teaches long and short vowel sounds including sounds of "y"
  • Audio-visual presentation of phonemic awareness rules include click-and-hear examples
  • Engaging activities motivate all types of learners

Resources

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We're so confident that you'll love your Essential Skills software, we'll give you 45 days to try it out before you even pay!

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  2. Try the software risk free for 45 days
  3. Pay the invoice at the end of the 45 days, or cancel and pay nothing

To order online, simply choose one of the license types below. You will have the option for us to invoice your school, or you can pay using a credit card. To order by phone, call 1-800-753-3727, or fax your order to 1-800-723-7718. We accept purchase orders, but they are not required.

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This software is available in web-based format. The perpetual licensed version above is a one-time purchase which you can use over and over, with no subscription charges or renewal fees. The web-based version is a low-cost yearly subscription, which requires no installation or configuration on your network.

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