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SOLO: Don Johnston, Inc.

www.donjohnston.com. Software. $502.40-$785 per computer

The software provides supports to help build the critical literacy skills students need to be independent thinkers, readers and writers. Four SOLO products are available: Read: Outloud. a text reader that supports students with modeling, scaffolding and practice of research-based reading strategies to ensure comprehension of text across the curriculum: Draft: Builder. a writing and graphical organizer that uses a structured framework to step students through the logical progressive tasks of planning, organizing, note-taking and compiling a first-draft: Write: Outloud. a talking word processor that helps students improve the content and quality of writing and apply convention skills during the revisions, editing and publishing stages of writing; and Co: Writer. a linguistic word prediction and vocabulary development assistant that helps students compose grammatically correct sentences containing rich. topic-specific words.

Teachers maintain one central location to direct their students' overall reading and writing development across the curriculum. They can customize assignments for individual students or groups of students, and fulfill UDL requirements.
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