MindPlay programs have taught
millions of students to read.

MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach® (MVRC) is an effective online reading program that improves reading abilities. It permits students with diverse skills and unique needs to read with control and precision.

MindPlay Virtual
Reading Coach Specs

Virtual Reading Coach assesses reading abilities with MindPlay’s Universal Screener, develops an individualized syllabus for every student, and provides differentiated instruction and mastery-based activities.

Diagnostic assessments, progress monitoring results, and student performance determine lesson assignments. The program first develops proficiency in phonological awareness and phonics skills, as needed. Students are then also assigned lessons in vocabulary, grammar, silent reading fluency and comprehension.   Improvement in comprehension and fluency are simultaneous goals.

Comprehensive instructional components include:

• assessment via MindPlay’s Universal Screener program

• phonemic awareness

• phonics

• vocabulary

• grammar for meaning

• comprehension strategies

• silent reading fluency

Interactive activities help students stay focused and accelerate progress, while working at their own pace to achieve 100% mastery.

 Students benefit from:

• direct, explicit and systematic instruction

• tiered instruction and remediation

• virtual reading specialists and speech pathologists

• self-paced and mastery-based learning and achievement

• immediate and specific feedback.

• individualized lesson assignments

• intensive instruction

• rapid advancement in vocabulary and comprehension for accelerated students

• practice in English language structure and usage for second language learners

• levels of instruction appropriate for teen and adult learners


 Teachers benefit from:

• individualized reading instruction for every student

• a teacher-friendly tool that is adaptive and automated

• real-time data on student progress and goals

• class and student-level reporting that facilitates implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI), Multi-Tiered Systems of Instruction (MTSS) and Individualized Education Plans (IEP)


The all-inclusive reporting module offers:

• opportunity for students to self-monitor results

• real-time reports and student data

• district, school, class, and individual student reports of usage, progress, and achievement

• automated baseline, benchmark, and diagnostic assessments

• automated progress monitoring


How students benefit


MindPlay’s Virtual Reading Coach has been proven to help students with a wide range of abilities. Adequate for all ages, it can serve as an online reading program for Tier 1 students and an intervention for Tiers 2 and 3 students. Additionally, it can be used by students of several categories, including –


Special education

GED preparation

English Language Learners

Bilingual Education

Adult literacy programs


For more information, please call 800-221-7911 or send us an email at info@MindPlay.com

  • aligns with individual state and Common Core standards for reading and language arts
  • utilizes patented Synthetic Intelligence™
  • provides interactive lessons with media-rich content
  • content based on Orton-Gillingham (OG) methodology
  • includes tiered instruction and remediation
  • provides virtual reading coaches for every student
  • intensifies instruction for struggling readers

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