We like to keep our clients up-to-date with current information about our software and, whenever possible, provide downloadable "patches" to upgrade to new operating systems. Stay tuned for more resources as we make them available to you.
Software Patches & Updates
NEW VERSION: WQ Assessment
This recent WQ Assessment module update will be most useful for schools. It will provide the option of removing student names and data from the program at the end of the semester or year. Other options will include saving and storing a copy of the deleted students' data to a designated folder on the server or hard drive.
Notice to Win XP and MAC 10.4.7 and 10.4.8 Users
If you are having trouble with Spaceship Challenge accessing your Read, Write & Type student names, you can download our patch to remedy the problem, at: Spaceship Challenge Patch »
Wordy Qwerty 1.4
Wordy Qwerty 1.4 fixes incompatibilities with QuickTime 7.5 when running under Vista, as well as some other resource problems.
To install: Download and replace the following files in your Wordy Qwerty folder:
- "Wordy Qwerty" application
- "WQ Assessment" application
- "General" folder (inside the "Resource" folder)
- "Interface" folder (inside the "Resource" folder)
Instructions for accessing, printing and interpreting student data with the WQ Assessment module
The Wordy Qwerty Assessment module was specifically designed to be used by academic researchers who will or would like to measure the effectiveness of our software, but can also be used by parents and teachers who would like access to the information collected in the program. Here are instructions on how to use the module and how to export, print and read the data it collects.
Network Installation Instructions
Below is an updated version of the install instructions for the Read, Write & Type Learning System Network Edition, with a new section for installing on a Mac OSX 10.3 & 10.4 server.
Network Installation Instructions (PDF 2.2 MB)
In order to help schools integrate the Talking Fingers family of products into their curriculum, we have correlated both our software programs with the Language Arts standards of each of the 50 states.