William and Thomas are the two who are using this with some regularity. Trina just isn't ready, though maybe I'll start her back up in the fall. Richard, well, I ought to be consistent with him. I really should.
Here is why I am writing this morning though. One thing I complained about in my original review was the frustration for ME in not really knowing what my kids were working on or where they were in the program. Okay, so I still think the reporting needs some improvement, but they have made one change that gives me a bit more information:
So, now I have a graphic representation of where the child is in the program as a whole, and in their current level.
The best part? My older two anyway are totally motivated by this little chart. They finish a lesson and instead of closing the computer and walking away, they wait for the page to load and announce to me every change in those percentage numbers.
I still think this is a fabulous program, especially for struggling readings. My older two are continuing to actually SEE the non-content words (the, of, to, from...) which they simply
Check them out. And yes, I received a free subscription, but I already fulfilled my end of the bargain in writing the original review. I was under no obligation to ever talk about them again, and I receive no compensation for doing so.