Funnix Reading Program consists of Funnix Beginning Reading and Funnix 2 to provide complete instruction in beginning reading for children, where the instructor sits with children in front of computer monitor, and the Funnix narrator presents tasks in a fast-paced sequence as the same way a good teacher would. The instructor gives feedback to children answers.
Funnix Beginning Reading is a 120-lesson CD program that provides over 60 hours of onscreen
instruction. Funnix 2 is a 100-lesson program that continues where Funnix Beginning Reading leaves
off, providing another 50 hours of onscreen instruction. The children reading programs are designed by the Siegfried (Zig) Engelmann, a professor of education who has authored many books, including Give Your Child a Superior Mind, and Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons, who is also creator of instructional materials.
For parents or educators or anybody else who interested, the complete set package of Funnix Reading Programs is now available for free download through the month of January 2011, as part of giveaway promotion by the developer. To register for a free ten-digit serial number, just visit the following promotional page:
Fill in the form and hit Submit button. An email will be delivered to the registered email address with a unique serial number and direct download links to Funnix Beginning Reading together with its workbooks and Teacher Guide, and Funnix 2 with its stories. The free version of Funnix is entirely electronic.
Funnix Reading Program has a retail list price of $249. Note that it requires least 2 GB of free space to install. It supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.4 or above.