Reading is one better way or the most efficient way to get knowledge. Without proper reading skills then it happens that getting knowledge will not be wholesome, because there are some aspects that can only be achieved well with good reading skills. The method used today in reading, in most cases are not efficient since they do not give a clear and qualitative analysis of the reading techniques acquired. But the Lexia Reading Program has been proven from a scientific researches to be efficient and productive. Many of those who have used the program agree that it is functional and very efficient.
The Focus areas of the Program
The program takes into consideration some pivotal points so as to achieve efficiency and high outcomes. The areas include.
- Provides a range of exercises that will enhance, fluency, phonological skill and good comprehension of sounds
- Logical sequencing of ideas and skills that enhances better grasp of the concepts
- Exercises that are interactive and increase in difficult to test the level of understanding of the student
- Independence of the students, which in essence plays a role to enhance the students confidence
- An easily downladble program that can run on various computers as per the choice of the students
The program has three categories that are based on the level of education of the student.
1. Early Reading
This category is for those aged between 4 to 6 years. It is geared towards providing phonological skills that include word segmenting rhyme and sound articulation skills. The second part deals with alphabetic skills which help the student to understand the vowel, letter combinations and consonants.
2. Reading Foundation
This level deals with imparting the student with reading techniques which are acquired through the regular and many practices available in the program. The skills that the student gains include the application of phonological knowledge that improve reading speed and at the same time enhancing the understanding of words. The program is also geared towards enhancing the listening skills and following of instructions.
3. Older students Strategy
This level of the program is geared towards students age above the ages of 9. It is meant to bring together the skills from the basic level and the second level and synchronize them properly so as to reach greater understanding of these students. The proactive engagement of the students leads to greater understanding of phonic skills that enables the students have a better attack of words, and as well automatic word recognition. This is best achieved by cultivating the skills of word recognition that makes the student quickly understand the word as well read it.
Finally, this program as mentioned earlier is absolutely effective, and comes handy for those who want to enhance the reading skills in both their children at home, and for the teachers at school. The best part of it all is that the program follows the ministry of learning policy on education. Above all there are tutors who are well equipped with skills to evaluate the students’ performance and give very comprehensive reports on how they are improving or give recommendations for what the students need to do.