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Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

01/10/2015 | By More
Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake is an engaging, playful app that helps students learn to effectively solve word problems. Math Shake contains thousands of unique questions which students turn into an equation by looking for key words and clues in the problem. Math Shake was created by elementary teachers with years of experience in helping students with dyslexia […]

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Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

01/05/2015 | By More
Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

Visual Learning for Life provides parents, teachers and professionals with unique, professionally designed worksheets that help empower children who struggle with reading, spelling, handwriting, maths and comprehension due to weak visual perceptual skills. The extensive array of over 5000 worksheets have been devised to support children from 4 to 18 years. The worksheets are available […]

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Students Helping Students – “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners’ “Fast Pitch”

10/14/2014 | By More
Students Helping Students – “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners’ “Fast Pitch”

Inspired by the academic challenges his cousin faced in school, Eli W. of Seattle, Washington set out to create a learn-to-type software program built from the ground up for kids with Dyslexia. “I learned that when kids with Dyslexia use a keyboard instead of handwriting, they can focus on what they want to say, not […]

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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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