In December, Reading Horizons' obtained favorable results from the national 2011 Teachers' Choice Awards. Reading Horizons entered both the Reading Horizons V5 Software with Spanish Language Pack & Comprehensive Teacher's Kitand the Reading Horizons V5 Software. Both reading software programs were given high marks by teacher-judges affiliated with the Teachers' Choice organization.
For more than 17 years, the Teachers' Choice Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year a nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and supplemental materials that teachers need for their classroom.
The following represents some of the comments that Reading Horizons received back from teacher evaluations:
"Students were able to listen and visually learn at the same time, therefore they were able to learn in a variety of ways to meet their learning style."
"Our team used this with our ESL students and they flourished."
"The student list is easy to set up, and you can choose levels to begin: beginning, basic, accelerated, customize... The assessment component is excellent for placing students if you are unsure how to place them into the reading program."
"I would recommend this product to an English as a second language teacher or a tutor who needed a complete program..."
Company president, Tyson Smith said, "We are pleased that Reading Horizons is finally getting the recognition that it is due. The programs are successfully used by more than 50,000 teachers and reading specialists throughout the U.S."
About Reading Horizons
The Reading Horizons online reading system is based on the Discover Intensive Phonics for Yourself method. This method uses multi-sensory, Orton Gillingham principles of instruction and appeals to students' individual learning styles-visual, auditory, tactile, or kinesthetic. Reading Horizons software programs, along with their corresponding direct-instruction materials, have taught reading strategies to hundreds of thousands of adults, youth, and children. For over 26 years, Reading Horizons has proven to be - The Foundation for Reading English!