Main learning objectives:
Teaches Phonic awareness
Red Level – discriminating between environmental sounds
Yellow Level – Id patterns in words – Develop awareness of sounds within words
Blue Level – Systematic synthetic phonic word.
Compare to alternatives – Goes above and beyond clicker, Jolly Phonics and Ruth Mishkin
Integration – Literacy, Music, ICT - KUW
Potential for group work / collaboration – High group work possible for all activities. Could be used individually or whole class.
Implications for class use – Need good speaker and microphones. Check works before use with class/groups
SEN issues – Use with Clicker 5 For use with any child with reading difficulties
Strong features – very visual, links to new letters and sound.
Summary - Great ticks a lot of boxes in terms of phonic provison and activities.
Hardware – Needs Clicker 5, Win 98, Mac OSX