Category Archives: Emergent Literacy

Attainments’s Access Language App – Gone Free (today only)

Interested in a literacy app for students who benefit from modified text and supports? Attainments Access Language App (for iPad only, regularly 39.99) provides access to frequently read books in a modified format. iTunes description of the Attainment app states: … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Magic Stickers! Gone Free

Magic Stickers app, for iPhone/iPad is a fun emergent writing and drawing app for preschool children currently gone free. Developed by the folks at Lazoo, makers of Squiggles and Let’s Color apps for preschoolers, this app provides creative play and … Continue reading

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ABC Ninja – The Alphabet Letter and Phonics Slicing Game

Familiar with the Alligator apps ? Their newest of their early literacy apps, Ninja ABC app, a letter and phonic slicing game for iPhone and iPad is free. Ninja ABC features the fun of identifying and slicing upper and lower case letters and sounds … Continue reading

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Apps Gone Free for Your OT or Teaching mTool Kit

iOSnoops is one of my resources for finding free, sale or new apps. This mornings finds on iOSnoop include a couple of apps gone free that might be worth perusing or even cleaning off a few other apps to make room … Continue reading

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News-2-You App

Do you subscribe to News-2-You in your special education classroom? Have an iPad? Now you can access the weekly News 2 You Newspaper on your iPad.  AssistiveWare and N2Y new free News 2 You app allows you to access your online subscription … Continue reading

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Free App Friday Deals

There are many Free App Friday apps to check out today. With an early start (and no immediate reports to write this morning) here are a few apps I thought would be great in a teacher’s, OT’s or parents iTool … Continue reading

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Favourites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader

Favorites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader by Jane Farrall. See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit This is my third blog post about the new look Tar Heel Reader.  I am finding these new features so useful … Continue reading

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