Category Archives: Emergent Literacy

My Story Book Maker App – Gone Free

For a limited time, My Story Book Maker  app for iPad (normally 3.99) is free. You may have an abundance of storytelling apps already, however, this free app provides book making for 6-8 year olds with great drawing tools, stamps, voice recording, … Continue reading

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Project Kids Card App – Free!

The folks at Smart Apps for Special Needs are marvelous curators of app deals and reviews for iOS and Android apps. I am not sure how they do it, but they daily feature apps on sale for students with disabilities. What gets … Continue reading

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Sentence Builder for Special Needs Children App from Abitalk – Gone Free!

 Here is a weekend deal – Sentence Builder for Special Needs Children app  – regularly 4.99 Gone Free! This app features tools to create sentences with word tiles given pictures and the ability to customize. Suggested for 4-9 years of age. … Continue reading

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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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