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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Memory Zoo – App Review

Jul 29

Memory Zoo – App Review

The influx of Educational Apps makes it very difficult to decide which apps are worthwhile and which are not. Memory Zoo is an Auditory Memory app that is compatable with  iPod & iPad.   My rubric is based on www.speechgadget.com Thank you Deb for all your hard work and for sharing!   App Review Checklist & Rating Chart: Total Score...

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12 Games to Improve your Memory

Jul 23

12 Games to Improve your Memory

It must be remembered that everyone has a learning style that is best suited to them. Some people may find that they have a dominant style of learning, with far less use of the other styles. Others may find that they use different styles in different circumstances. There is no right mix. Nor are your styles fixed. You can develop ability in less dominant styles, as...

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How to improve your memory

Jul 16

How to improve your memory

Auditory memory is highly correlated with achievement and learning and although auditory memory capacity is genetically determined, and therefore unlikely to change, it is possible to improve academic performance by improving the efficiency of existing capacity using memory intervention techniques.   Fundamental to the ability to recall information are the...

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Auditory Memory: In one ear and out of the other?

Jul 09

Auditory Memory: In one ear and out of the other?

The frustration of talking to children where information goes “in one ear and out the other” is common to both teachers and parents. But for children with a poor auditory memory, this statement is pretty close to the truth. Auditory Working Memory is a system for temporarily storing and managing the information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks such...

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