Raz-Kids.com is an educational site that provides interactive audio books for children to help them build and improve reading skills. Teachers can assess reading skills of students through online assessments. The site also includes a reward system for reading and quiz activity.
Raz-Kids.com provides hundreds of interactive books at 27 different levels. Quizzes corresponding to the books test for comprehension and provide teachers with skill reports. Students can practice reading anytime and anywhere. Raz-Kids.com has mobile apps for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire tablets as well as for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The Raz-Kids.com reward system motivates children to read. Children earn stars for different activities, that can then be used to purchase items to customize a virtual rocket or a virtual robot avatar using their stars. Teachers control access to the rocket and robot builders and can customize individual student incentives. Teachers also have access to a variety of downloadable reward cards and certificates to provide additional motivation to students.
Raz-Kids.com provides assessments for students to place them at their appropriate reading level and determine appropriate texts. These assessments can be used repeatedly throughout the school year to determine the right time to move up to the next level.