Reading Comprehension
Develop A Deeper Understanding
A Path Forward with Deeper Reading Comprehension
Achievement levels are directly affected by students' ability to read and understand grade-level materials. Using a multi-sensory approach to learning, Kurzweil 3000-firefly helps students read at grade-level and reach a deeper level of reading comprehension so that they can succeed in academically rigorous environments.

To benefit from reading independently, students should be able to decode text with 95% accuracy. For students reading well below grade level, this precludes access to most of their text materials.
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Reading Comprehension for Grade-level Materials
Kurzweil 3000-firefly allows students to read more advanced grade-level material, at a faster rate, and with less fatigue. This is accomplished using text-to-speech to increase reading accuracy and decrease time spent on decoding. As a result, students have more time for close reading to identify key concepts, make inferences within and between texts, and answer text-based questions. Additional background information, definitions, and translations can all be accessed instantly—helping to keep students engaged and increase their ability to comprehend.
Deepen Comprehension with Improved Literacy Skills
With Kurzweil 3000-firefly, you can deliver multi-sensory audio and visual reinforcement to improve reading comprehension and reinforce retention. Creating anticipatory sets or embedding instruction in text with Voice or Bubble Notes ensures that students are actively engaged in the reading process. Students can take their reading a step further by highlighting text in multiple colors, then extracting that text-and text from other sources-into outlines or graphic organizers. Built-in tools for increasing students' interaction with the text deepens their reading comprehension and prepares them for the writing process.
Provide a Path Forward with Proven Solutions
Students will not develop the vocabulary and background knowledge to master a subject if they cannot read and understand grade-level materials. Kurzweil 3000-firefly offers proven, research-based solutions for reading comprehension and vocabulary development that help students access learning materials and build the knowledge necessary to achieve academic success.