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Joined: Jan 18, 2010
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Posted Jan 20, 2010 at 9:23:38 AM
Subject: Whisperphones

I am curious to learn if anyone has used the Whisperphones for reading practice, independent reading, or other uses. I am interested in the application for students who comprehend much better when they hear the material as opposed to simply reading it to themselves.

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Posted:Feb 02, 2010 8:36:59 PM

Yes! "Whisperphones" or "phonics phones" are a terrific tool for helping students hear their own reading and/or sounds. I have an article with information on how these simple devices can be used to help students in various phonemic awareness activities and reading activities. This article is found at http://www.righttrackreading.com/phonicsphones.html

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Posted:Feb 11, 2010 11:43:11 AM

Interesting that this would come up because I do a fluency group in my daughter's class and her teacher showed me a phonic phone. The children read Repetitive Automatic Practice sheets and when they want to read faster they think they have to read louder. I am excited about using the phones so they can hear themselves and understand that faster is not louder.

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Posted:Feb 12, 2010 12:51:51 AM

This idea is like standing in front of the mirror and practicing communication skills i.e. expressions. This is the best way to develop ones personality. Whisperphones working resembles the working of mirror, you can hear your own voice, you can know "how do you speak?" and can develop yourself on your own feedback.

Human life is all about to inquire into the absolute truth, find the way to truth and to be truthful

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