Combining both Word and Numeracy support, this bundled package is the perfect choice for those with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and also younger learners
WordShark Version 5
Wordshark encourages the serious task of learning to read and spell with fun literacy activities Wordshark is an important teaching resource for improving spelling, reading and motivation.
Based on ‘Alpha to Omega’ and compatible with the National Literacy Scheme, it uses over 55 games to reinforce reading and spelling using 9,000 pre-recorded words. Wordshark is designed for Key Stages 1-3 and includes KS1-2 word lists and KS3 subject word lists, but is also great for secondary and adult users as it includes higher level word lists.
Wordshark is ideal for children with dyslexia who may have become disillusion with the learning process and require additional motivation with these fun and confidence building games. Each game supports different aspects of reading and spelling, with variable levels and speeds to suit all grades. With scores and timings displayed on screen, competitive play between two or more users provides good training in mouse and keyboard skills.
Extensive teacher options let you set up a work plan for each student and monitor their progress.
NumberShark Version 5
The new Numbershark 5 improves basic numeracy. It offers high motivation and enjoyment within a structured learning process and works on many of the difficulties which lead students to dislike maths. The program features over 50 games. These are designed to give meaning to numbers and number operations.
The program covers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division as well as numbers to 7 digits, negative numbers, common percentages, fractions and decimals, 2000+ worded problems, and maths vocabulary. It aims to address poor attention span and short term memory, to rehearse sequencing skills and to promote good number sense.
Mental maths and strategies are well addressed at all levels. Rods, number line, scale, digits, words, abacus, number pad and 100 square show numbers in many of the their different formats. Worksheets can be printed in a wide variety of formats.
Personal learning can be supported by setting up individual programs of work, and records of student activities are kept. Progress can easily be tracked.