[Technology 888] Re: Software Question
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Sun Mar 4 22:44:42 EST 2007
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The best software for language is Rosetta stone. Cornerstone is a
very good program for basic language rules. Our ESL students use both
of these programs. Please share with me any recommendations you
receive for for the additional programs. I'm very interested in your
project. Please keep me posted as it progresses.
TRC Broadview Middle School
Burlington NC 27217
On 3/3/07, LaFerlazzo at aol.com <LaFerlazzo at aol.com> wrote:
> I've posted earlier about my school's family literacy program of providing
> computers and DSL service to immigrant families. If you didn't catch my
> earlier posts, and want to learn more about the project, you can read about
> it at http://www.bayworld.net/ferlazzo/familyliteracy.html
> My question for the list relates to a new family that is getting one of our
> computers being in an area where DSL is not available, and we can't provide
> dial-up service because of School District issues that are not worth going
> into here.
> Instead, we're going to spend the money (about $600) that we would have paid
> for Internet Service on software the family can use to learn English.
> I'd like to get recommendations about what you would recommend we purchase.
> In addition to specific ESL software, we also want to buy CD Roms or
> programs that just have a lot of lower-English level audio and animated
> stories with the text.
> Larry Ferlazzo
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