Enables every teacher to have the knowledge to help students to comprehend literature, science, social studies texts and math story problems.
Teacher Companion™ is the instructional product resulting after 15 years of collaborating among well-known reading assessment and intervention experts.
To learn more, please contact MindPlay at 1-800-221-7911 or info@MindPlay.com.
Drs. Nancy Mather and Janice Sammons of the University of Arizona partnered with Dr. Blanche Podhajski and Marilyn Varricchio of the Stern Center for Language and Learning to continue their quest in helping all teachers know how to deliver effective, scientifically-based reading instruction.
These leading experts estimate that 95 percent of all students will be able to read fluently when teachers expand their expertise with this knowledge.
MindPlay’s Teacher Companion extends teacher knowledge of research-based best practices and establishes a common language among teachers and students enabling clear communications. The web-based program contains eight modules:
- • Introduction
- • Phonemic awareness
- • Phonics
- • Grammar for meaning
- • Fluency
- • Vocabulary
- • Comprehension strategies
- • Conclusion