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sight reading websites

I currently use sight reading factory to supplement my classroom.  I was wondering if there is another website that others may use that is better?
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on October 16, 2015 6:34am
After discovering S-Cubed for sight reading/singing, I recommend it often.
In the middle with Mr. D is a great sight singing approach created by Dale Duncan.  He uses this method every day in his own classroom, posts videos along the way of ways to use it, tips and suggestions.  He also sells the bundle of lessons on TPT.
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on October 16, 2015 7:38pm
Thank you Leah Ries!!  I am so glad it's helping you and your students!  I LOVE Sight Reading Factory for my students who are advanced.  Once I've put my beginners through 2 or 3 years with S-Cubed Levels 1 and 2, I use Sight Reading Factory.  It's super-affordable.  It's 21st century all the way.  For teachers who are comfortable and successful helping their beginners learn the tools they need to sight sing successfully, sight reading factory is the way to go.  
I created S-Cubed so that I could help middle school teachers who struggle with how to teach the subject to their beginners in a fun, effective way.  In my 24 years teaching this age group, I've not taught many (any?) child prodigies, so I created something to help the normal middle school child who doesn't come to us with private instrumental lessons and the teachers who teach them.  With this program, I also hoped to help classroom management, the growth of middle school choral programs, and I hoped to help more great teachers stick with teaching middle school.  We need them... ...and we need their ideas.
S-Cubed is a method, but it's also a philosophy.    As teachers continue to use textbooks purchased from traditional 20th century music book publishers less and less, I wanted to seize the moment to teach what textbooks worked to teach us all of those years while using the new technologies that are available to us now.   In the program, I include direct links to video teaching tips and teaching examples in my all-in-one package by just clicking links that are only possible with 21st century technology.  Perhaps the big companies will catch up and offer programs that are similar to teachers in the future, but I am very happy to have found as a way to get my program out to teachers who can benefit from the ideas I use in my own real-life classroom with my 300-plus middle school choral students each and every day.
Dale Duncan
Creator of S-Cubed Middle School Sight Singing Program for Beginners
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on October 17, 2015 4:36am
All of the lessons and bundles of the S-Cubed Middle School Sight Singing Program are 20% off from October 17-20.
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