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MindPlay and Missouri’s Division of Youth Services

While Virginia (Ginny) Stephan has taught in public and private schools, her current teaching assignment is working with 13-17 year-old boys as part of the Division of Youth Services (DYS) in Missouri. DYS is the state agency charged with the care and treatment of delinquent youth committed to its custody by Missouri juvenile courts. DYS… Read more »

Ohio School Takes MVRC from Summer School Pilot to Integral Solution

Ohio’s Windham Exempted Village Schools’ elementary school, Katharine Thomas, piloted MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC) last summer during its two-week reading camp. During camp, students worked at various stations set up throughout the school in 30-minute blocks. Teachers were available to provide direction and answer questions during the sessions, and each of the 60 participating… Read more »

MRC vs. MVRC: a Teacher’s Perspective

This article first appeared in our newsletter, Coach’s Playbook. If you’d like to receive our newsletter, send us an email at mail@mindplay.com and we’ll add you to the list! Laredo ISD and MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach The results of our first year’s use of MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach are in, and we are very excited… Read more »

Fluent Reading Trainer (FLRT®)

Improve Fluency and Comprehension Skills in Hours, Not Years   FLRT® – a fluent reader trainer – systematically increases reading speed and reading comprehension. Fluent readers comprehend more of what they read and find reading more enjoyable. FLRT is now fully compatible with desktops, laptops, iPads, and other tablets.   FLRT® enables students to progress… Read more »

RAPS 360® Virtual Reading Diagnostic

Automatically Diagnose Each Student’s Reading Skills in Minutes RAPS 360® is a 100% computerized diagnostic reading assessment program that automatically tests and diagnoses basic reading skills and weaknesses for a single student, a classroom, the entire school or school district population. In just 5 to 30 minutes, MindPlay’s RAPS 360® pinpoints deficiencies in each student’s reading skills creating… Read more »

MindPlay Products Overview

We teach reading and have for over 30 years.We believe passionately that technology can close the learning gap and that with the right program, everyone can read fluently.Working collaboratively with teachers, researchers and school administrators, we have translated effective classroom strategies into fully functional, technology-based reading instruction that accommodates individual needs and learning styles while… Read more »

Newsletter May 2013

Are You Maximizing Your Licenses? Whether you have MRC or MVRC licenses, they work in the exact same way. You own the license and you are able to share that license with as many users as you can schedule to use it, one at a time. If you are currently only using your licenses for… Read more »

American Students are World-Class Readers?!

According to a Derek Thompson article published in The Atlantic, when you segregate reading test results by social class, student in the United States – when you focus on our most advantaged students – are world class. In a study that looked at science, reading, and math scores broken up by social class, the success… Read more »

MVRC and Response to Intervention

Essential Components of RtI MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach Universal Screening MVRC administers a diagnostic reading test to each student upon his or her initial log in. Multi-tiered Interventions MVRC assigns a unique, individualized syllabus to each student based on results of the diagnostic test. Each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is designated to remediate specific… Read more »

Who should use MVRC?

MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach is beneficial to students within a wide range of proficiency levels. MVRC is highly appropriate for Struggling Readers, English Language Learners, Teen and Adult Learners and Accelerated Learners.   Common Core Curriculum Alignment Program instruction and activities address up to 90% of Common Core Standards in these areas: Reading Standards for… Read more »