Hi. Are any other Stage B Universal users not seeing the Words Per Minute display after students record? We've been having this issue all year, have reached out to HMM tech, but just curious how others are doing with it. Thanks!

Students at this point, only see the WPM display if they highlight a word during the playback, and then have to playback again a second time and highlight, and then see the WPM. I feel like this is a lot to have them do to self-check fluency.

Posted on: January 24 2018
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  • AskDee

    We never had a WPM for students to see in the previous versions of READ 180. I'm curious about what Tech Support had to say. I will try to test this tomorrow for myself. I've also reached out to another teacher who I know is using Universal about this. Dee, Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community


    In the Next Gen Stage B, my students always saw a Words Per Minute display. Now that we have upgraded, that display was not automatically showing, which I thought was odd being that it was part of Next Gen, and that we are using a rubric that grades for fluency. I think seeing that WPM after each recording is so important for them to be able to reflect back on their recordings at the moment in time and re-record if necessary. Thanks for looking into this more! Appreciate it!


    I am going to see if I can find out a little more about this. I ran into a couple bumps in my attempt at personal research. I will get back to you. Dee

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