Kurzweil 3000 is learning software that helps individuals with learning difficulties learn how to read and write. The software provides access to any text or curriculum, including print, electronic and Web-based documents. It is usable in all multi-tiered system levels.
Kurzweil 3000 for Windows supports students by guiding them through steps of reading, writing, study skills and test taking. The software is tailored for individual needs through tests; a student with certain weaknesses gets more exercise in those sectors.
Kurzweil 3000 is research-based and enables struggling readers to learn from the same content as their peers who do not have issues. The software works on both Windows and Mac computers. There are functional differences between the two, but the core reading, writing and study skills platform are similar.
Products available from Kurzweil include a Web version and a standalone version. With the purchase of the Kurzweil software, one gets a free subscription to Firefly. Firefly gives licensed users access to Kurzweil resources and digital content saved in Firefly folders. Firefly is accessible through a Web browser or through the free iPad app.
Schools can install the Kurzweil software on multiple computers, so each student has his own login credentials. Kurzweil 3000 has tools for teachers and students.