The Phonic Engine Multisensory Reading Method (the Method) is the name given to a collection of patented methods, including the following:
- Method for limiting Internet access
- Method for the auditory navigation of text
- Method and apparatus for database search with spoken output, for user with limited language skills
- Natural language to phonetic alphabet translator
- Phonic engine method
KidsVoyager Online is a software technology that incorporates the Method, and provides a vibrant, engaging means for clinicians, teachers, parents, and tutors to deliver highly cost-effective help with reading and all language arts. It also can form the core of an entire and highly successful literacy program, such as that utilized at Park Slope Communication and Brooklyn Reading Center.
In addition, the Orton Gillingham method can be delivered in a highly effective fashion using this multisensory learning platform, as described in our Parent-Teacher Guide. The multisensory environment can amplify its effectiveness, and kids love using it.
The video tutorials below will help you get started using KidsVoyager Online. By and large, these tutorials present the evidence based practices depicted in the National Reading Panel's 2000 report: Teaching Children to Read. The fist lesson also describes a Phonemic Awareness Training method unique to KidsVoyager Online and the Phonic Engine Reading Method.
Depending on your monitor, you may be able to view these tutorials by simply clicking the Arrow Button when the first frame is displayed. Or, you may need (or wish) to view it full screen. To do this, start the video, then scroll to the bottom right and click on the "full screen" icon.
6. Word Study
11. Reading Fluency