Category Archives: Elementary School

Ready to Print App Updated!

Ready to Print app for iPad (9.99), Android (7.99)   and for Kindle Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition) (7.99) by Dianne Reid, OT at Essare.net is a well-developed pre writing/ letter formation app that provides graded levels of multiple visual motor and visual perceptual … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, AT for Handwriting, eBook Creating, Education, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Finger Isolation, Handwriting, iPad, Kindle, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

Writing Wizard

Writing Wizard app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) developed by L’ Escapadou.com (developer of Word Wizard app), is another letter formation app (how many can you have??) that provides great options to support practice of specific curriculum fonts: Zaner Bloser DeNealian Handwriting Without Tears This … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

Word Wizard App Gone Free

How long apps go free is always a mystery, but if you are interested in an early word making app, Word Wizard app (regularly 2.99) is currently free. Described as the Speak and Spell for the iPad Generation, this app … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for Special Needs, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Spelling, Word Work | Leave a comment

Decide Now! App Gone Free

Decide Now! app for iPhone and iPad is free today (typically 1.99). I have blogged about this app  before, but with it going free today, I thought it was worthy to mention again. This app provides a customizable spinner with text ( … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Customizable app, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Game Apps for Special Needs, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, School Based Interventions, Special education, Therapist/Teacher Tools | Leave a comment

Kids Bead App and Hands on Beading Activities for Kids

Kids Bead App for Visual Motor or Hands on Beading Activities for Fine Motor Development I stumbled upon this free electronic app for stringing beads and thought this would be a fun electronic activity during the doldrums of winter. I believe most tablet apps support … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Just for Fun, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Primary Grades, Special education, Stylus, Visual Motor, Visual Perception | Leave a comment

Skill Training App – Visual Motor Fun!

Looking for a fun and challenging visual motor activity app for your students or adult patients? Check out Skill Training app (look out you might be hooked…)! Skill Training app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) is a visual motor/spatial reasoning app … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Drawing, Elementary School, Game, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Puzzles, Rehabilitation, School Based Interventions, Uncategorized, Visual Memory, Visual Perception | 3 Comments

Read & Write App for Google Chrome

Read & Write for Google , an extension in the Google Chrome Store, is available with a new look and new features. The Read & Write extension has continued to improve, providing additional features to support struggling readers and writers. Word prediction, translation and … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Elementary School, Google, Google Chrome, Google Docs, Learning Disability, Occupational Therapy, Word Prediction | 2 Comments

More Black Friday App Deals

Black Friday app deals continue through the weekend for the most part, although app deals differ and can be somewhat of a mystery when they begin and end. But here are a few more apps gone free or on sale … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Choice Making app, Customizable app, Elementary School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Middle School, Mobile Device Use, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, Scanning, Writing | 3 Comments

AppoLearning App – Gone Free

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, Autism, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, High School, iPad, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Math, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Productivity apps, Special education, Vision, Writing | Leave a comment

iOT Screener App

The iOT Screener app is a free screening tool for professionals and parents who may have concerns regarding their child or student. Created by Dr. Frederick B. Covington, OTD, the iOT Screener  app requests the user to input answers to general information about the child … Continue reading

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