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Put Your Best Text Forward Online – Grammarly.com

09/23/2014 | By More
Put Your Best Text Forward Online – Grammarly.com

How many emails did you send today? What about Facebook updates or tweets? Online communication is more important than ever. According to research by the email management company AWeber, over 90 percent of teens today prefer to communicate via email, text, and Facebook. Texting and social networking are increasingly our primary modes of talking to […]

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New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails – eAngel.me

08/15/2014 | By More
New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails – eAngel.me

Mistakes in spelling and punctuation in emails are forgiven every day. This is no problem if the message is about being late for dinner. It is different if the message is to persuade someone to sign a purchase order or grant a job interview. eAngel.me is a new online service for business or personal use […]

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American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

05/20/2014 | By More
American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

Dyslexics are often recommended to use a dictionary for writing. However, this does not help them much since they often do not know how the words are written. So for example, a dyslexic child may want to write “queen” but thinks it is written “kween”. Searching under “k” won’t bring any results and more likely […]

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Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools

05/13/2014 | By More
Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools

Reading comprehension is a very important skill for young learners. There are many tools that help to teach the young ones reading: books, activities, worksheets, etc. There are also a lot of websites and apps that can help. Angela Davis has collected a set of websites and apps to support comprehension instruction.

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App: Math Heroes 1

07/25/2013 | By More
App: Math Heroes 1

Math Heroes 1 – Basic Operations, is a challenging game that teaches kids about math and arithmetic. The game’s mission is to train your Ninja Yogotar solving math problems. Kids have to solve basic operations to defeat the Ignarous Army. Why Play this Game? This fun and educational game help children in elementary school ages to […]

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App: Phonetic Birds

07/02/2013 | By More
App: Phonetic Birds

Finding good programs and worksheets to train acoustical perception is difficult. So we were very happy when we discovered the app “Phonetic Birds” in the app store. This app is designed to assist in improving audio discrimination and memory-sequencing. In 4 playfull mini games the player has to find pairs of birds, mimic melodies and […]

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App: Sushi Monster

03/20/2013 | By More
App: Sushi Monster

Meet Sushi Monster! Scholastic’s new game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency is completely engaging and appropriately challenging. Strengthen reasoning strategies for whole number addition and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. Earn points with each correct answer… but watch out for distractions! To be successful, plan ahead and […]

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

03/06/2013 | By More
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

Teachthought has collected 50 ipad apps that help struggling readers and writers. You will find helpful tools, fundamentals, apps for reading, writing and spelling. Check it out. While we’re at it, also have a look at 15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension.

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App: Learning to draw

01/24/2013 | By More
App: Learning to draw

The app “Learning to draw is fun” will teach your child to draw easily 24 different pictures like a butterfly, a snowman, a flower, a birthday cake… Each drawing is split into 4 easy steps that your child can easily reproduce below the drawing templates. When the drawing is finished, your child can color it. […]

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App: VideoMonster

01/17/2013 | By More
App: VideoMonster

VideoMonster is the YouTube player especially for children. Your children only see videos they should see – because you’ve selected them. Search and select videos from YouTube in the VideoChooser and store them as playlists for your children. Access to the Video Chooser is protected by a PIN. VideoMonster comes with videos. Choose one of […]

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