Little Reader v3 is now available for download!All Little Reader users may now update to the bigger and better Little Reader version 3!* This current Little Reader build is still a BETA BUILD, but we consider it stable enough for general release. We don't expect the final release build to be significantly different from this one.
** If you were in the Beta Testing Program for Little Reader v3, please COMPLETELY UNINSTALL Little Reader and your content before installing the new build.What's new with Little Reader:Customizable Courses
You now have full control of your course curriculum - edit your existing BrillKids courses OR create your own courses from scratch!Playback Settings Presets
Use Presets to easily apply playback settings to your categories or courses - you don't have to manually set each playback option anymore!Re-organized Playback Settings and Override windows
We've overhauled the entire Playback Settings and Override windows to make it easier to navigate and use!Game Mode
To make reading time even more exciting and interactive, you can play a picture or word game at the end of each course lesson, or play a game based on your selected categories!Split Mode
With the new Split Mode playback setting, you can display words in split colors AND have pronunciations in split audio, where each part of the word pronounced separately for your child!Child Profiles
Using Little Reader with more than one child? Now you can keep track of each child's lesson playback history with Child Profiles!Subtitles and Translations
Subtitles now show translations during playback - especially handy for teaching different languages! We're also working on translating the software interface into several languages so you can use Little Reader in the language you're more comfortable with!NOTE:
Subtitle translations are provided courtesy of Google TranslateNew Progress Diary
We've revamped the built-in Progress Diary so that it updates itself whenever you edit or add new courses!Performance Optimizations
As with every update, we've fixed a lot of bugs and enhanced the software interface to make Little Reader easier to use!
Need help with updating Little Reader? Click here for instructions.[UPDATE TO LITTLE READER V3]Check out the new Little Reader Curriculum!
Little Reader v3 not just includes massive software changes - we've overhauled the curriculum too!What's new in the Little Reader Curriculum:Curriculum Structure
We've added new lesson types - now you can show sight words, word split and game lessons to your child!
Also, all lessons are now shorter, more varied, and several times more exciting! Here's an example of a typical day in Semester 1:
Click here for more details about the new curriculum structureMore Stories
- Picture Flash
- Multisensory 1
- Pattern Phonics 1
- Multisensory 2
- Pattern Phonics 2
- Multisensory 3
- Sight Words
- Word Split
The complete Little Reader Storybook Series (25 storybooks) is now incorporated into the curriculum, starting from the very first day of Semester 2 (Day 131). All stories come with professionally-recorded pronunciations in three voices and colorful animated videos.High-res Pictures and Videos
Pictures and videos have all been upgraded to high-definition versions to accommodate the ever-increasing screen sizes and screen resolutions. Animals and Transportation categories now come with animated videos in addition to real-life HD videos.
When you update to Little Reader v3, don't forget to download and import the new curriculum too![IMPORT THE NEW LITTLE READER CURRICULUM]* The new Little Reader curriculum update is currently available for English (US) Semester 1 and Semester 1+2 users. Updates for the English (UK), Chinese (Simplified) and Chinese (Traditional) curricula will be available soon.UPDATE (20-Dec-2012) - the English (UK) v3 curriculum update is now available! All English (UK) users, please make sure you udpate to the latest LR v3 software before you import he new content.