Between The Lines – App Review

Nov 18

Between The Lines – App Review

Developer: Hamaguchi Apps Price:            $15.99     CC whose blog is entitled “If Only I had Super Powers” http://ifonlyihadsuperpowers.blogspot.com/ recently wrote a post on trying to teach social-pragmatic skills to children. I totally concur with her. “Social –Pragmatic skills are HARD to teach” and yet more and more children are...

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Auditory Workout – App Review

Nov 04

Auditory Workout – App Review

Developer:  Virtual Speech Center Price:             $19.99         Processing of Auditory information is a difficulty that affects so many aspects of language development and the ability to address this difficulty in an authentic learning environment is an ongoing challenge for therapists working with these children. All too often,...

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Syntax City – App Review

Nov 03

Syntax City – App Review

Developer:         Smarty Ears Apps Price:                    $39.99       Syntax City targets a variety of grammatical elements in fun and engaging ways. It is suitable for children who have some knowledge of reading but with guidance and mediation it could possibly be used with a 5 year old child. The theme sets the tone...

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App Review: Tense Builder

Oct 19

App Review: Tense Builder

  Developer: Mobile Education Store Price: $14.99   Aside from acting out verbs with children, I haven’t found another activity that provides a real understanding of verb tenses (and there is a limit to the number of verbs that you can act out) over and over again. Tense Builder is designed to help students learn how to identify and use correct tense...

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Reading Raven – App Review

Sep 02

Reading Raven – App Review

    Developer: Early Ascent LLC Price: $3.99   Reading Raven is phonics-based engaging learn-to-read app that provides step-by-step reading lessons designed to help young children build a solid foundation for reading. The developer suggests this app from age 3 to 7 years, but I feel that 3 years is a little young and it is more suited for children from...

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Writing TherAppy – App Review

Aug 27

Writing TherAppy – App Review

The iMums (one of my favourite reviewers) reviewed Writing TherAppy by Tactus Solutions. The App is designed by a speech – language therapist for people with impaired written expression abilities. This includes adults with brain injury as well as children learning to spell. Grace (an iMum) reported “recently I found an unlikely spelling app that will help my 5...

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