Following Directions

From the first day of school, students must be able to follow directions in order to focus on classroom activities, interact well with others and behave properly. With HearBuilder Following Directions, students:

  • Develop essential listening skills as they learn 40 basic concepts
  • Become Master Toy Makers while building Toy Central factories
  • Learn to follow five different types of directions: Basic, Sequential, Quantitative & Spatial, Temporal, and Conditional
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Phonological Awareness

Before children can learn to read, they must be aware of the sounds in a language and the role those sounds play in making words, phrases, and sentences. In HearBuilder Phonological Awareness, students:

  • Practice nine activities to help them hear the sounds in words, syllables and sentences
  • Earn instruments and band members to form the rock band The Phonemix
  • Move from basic activities (Sentence Segmentation, Syllable Blending, Syllable Segmentation) to more difficult ones (Rhyming, Phoneme Blending, Phoneme Segmentation/Identification) to the hardest tasks (Phoneme Deletion, Phoneme Addition, and Phoneme Manipulation)
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Auditory Memory

In order to be successful, students must be able to remember and recall information they have learned. With HearBuilder Auditory Memory, students:

  • Practice research-based memory strategies as they recall numbers, words, specific details, and multiple sentences
  • Embark on special missions with Recall Agents Kim and Joey to save Memory Town from Dr. Forgetsit
  • Learn memory strategies for answering WH questions
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Finally, students use all the information they learned in the first three HearBuilder programs to work on foundational literacy activities. With HearBuilder Sequencing, students:

  • Practice skills such as reading left to right, understanding details, making predictions, and identifying important parts of stories, and more
  • Go to the Sequencing Fun House, earn tokens to use in the Arcade, and become Sequencing Superstars
  • Put 120 illustrated scenes in order, starting with basic 2-step sequences and progressing to 6 steps
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