Category: Apps

American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary, dyslexia, app, help, children, parents, teachers, writing, spelling

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 […]

05/20/2014 More
reading, reading comprehension, tool, toolkit, apps, children, parents, teachers, ADA, American Dyslexia Association

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.

05/13/2014 More
math heroes, math, app, arithmetics, calculating, dyscalculia

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 […]

07/25/2013 More
Phonetic Birds, app, perception, ipad, acoustical perception, AFS-method, dyslexia, parents, children

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 […]

07/02/2013 More
App: Sushi Monster

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 […]

03/20/2013 More
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

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.

03/06/2013 More
App: Learning to draw

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. […]

01/24/2013 More
App: VideoMonster

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 […]

01/17/2013 More
App: Grid drawing for kids lite

App: Grid drawing for kids lite

With a sheet of paper, a grid and a template, children learn to draw 32 drawings on iPad, 16 on the iPhone in the Lite version, more than 120 (60 on iPhone) in the full version. Copying a drawing is not as easy as you think, it takes a lot of concentration and attention of […]

01/10/2013 More
App: Con-nect

App: Con-nect

  Con-nect is a simple and addictive puzzle game based on Arukone. The difference is that Con-nect is three-dimensional! 3D is not only more fun, but it also helps you to develop good spatial and visual perception. Like Arukone, there are only two rules 1.Connect all pairs. 2.Fill the whole cube. Con-nect is available for […]

12/06/2012 More