Imagine Español is uniquely crafted to address the specific features of the Spanish language (for example, letter-sound instruction, syllable awareness, and transparent orthography). And while many Spanish-language software programs are literal translations of original English versions, Imagine Español features culturally responsive content specifically designed for young children learning to read Spanish.
- Direct instruction and contextualized practice
- Highly engaging and motivating content
- Not an English translation
In Imagine Español, young students experience a balanced approach to literacy that includes not only phonics instruction but also comprehension and vocabulary development. Within this approach, students learn the basic building blocks of literacy as they develop critical language skills through exposure to both oral and academic vocabulary. This balanced approach to literacy is applied with correct modeling and sufficient practice.
- Building blocks for literacy
- Critical language skills
- Correct modeling and sufficient practice
Authentic music and art help students connect to strong cultural traditions. While standard Spanish is used for instruction, multiple accents are strategically used to expose students to the nuanced differences in the Spanish-speaking world. By highlighting the cultural and linguistic richness of Spanish-speaking countries, Imagine Español provides a more meaningful educational experience to students.
- Authentic music and art
- Culturally relevant themes
- Exposure to regional accents
- Key facts about Spanish-speaking countries
Teachers depend on solid data to help track student progress and comprehension. With True Data™, it’s easy to generate both individual student reports and reports for the entire class. Teachers and administrators can also see usage patterns over time and determine if students have spent adequate time on the program.
- Individual detailed reports
- Summary reports by class
- Usage data