Category Archives: Handwriting

Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App

Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App  (iPad; Free/1.99) – is a pre-writing program for  4-7 year olds featuring drawing on lines in a developmental sequence. Smart Balloons offers drawing on lines from horizontal, vertical, diagonal and on to complex curves.  A … Continue reading

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Readdle’s Birthday Gift – Scanner Pro App Price Reduction !

Scanner Pro App is my favorite scanning app to create PDF’s that can be opened in an annotation app such as PDF Expert (another Readdle app on sale!). We use this scanning app at our school (as well as for professional … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List

OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List Updated 6-2-2013 (click on above link for Word doc app list) It’s been a while since the OT’s with Apps mTool Kit list has been updated. Please find this new list at the … Continue reading

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iAnnotate App on Sale for Teacher Appreciation Week

Among the myrid of apps for note taking rise a few that are well worth mentioning for personal or professional note taking as well as creating worksheets with text boxes for students with dysgraphia or dyslexia to complete. iAnnotate app … Continue reading

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Drawnimal App – Paper Drawing with Your iPad or iPod

Drawnimal App Drawnimal app (1.99) is a new twist for drawing on paper (yes, hard copy paper…) and learning letters with your iPad or iPhone. Yes, this caught my attention also, read on and you’ll understand this new mix of hard copy … Continue reading

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Chore Pad and Little Writer Apps Gone Free for April 20, 2013

Finding free apps always seems like treasure hunting and on iOSnoops today a couple of free treasures can be found: Chore Pad – (free- reduced from 2.99) Assign chores in a list with image support and check off capabilities. Users gain stars as rewards for completion of … Continue reading

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Letter School App Reduced!

Letter School app is a fabulous, engaging app for letter  and number formation, a favorite of many OT’s I know and is reduced to 1.99 today ! This app is highly engaging for students and is well worth the cost for … Continue reading

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Write for School App

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about WriteForSchool app, a handwriting instruction app gone free. This unknowingly was a  24 hour sale which I found and probably posted at the 23rd hour. I received many emails stating it was no longer … Continue reading

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WriteForSchool App – Free

WriteForSchool App, a handwriting iPad app is currently free (previously 5.99) for an unknown time. Here is some basic information about the WriteForSchool app from iTunes: WRITE FOR SCHOOL PROVIDES *A selection of international handwriting styles (fonts) used by your child’s … Continue reading

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Clicker Sentences App

Familiar with Clicker software by Crick? They now have apps providing many of the tools and options available in their desktop software to mobile users. One of their apps, Clicker Sentences  for iPad (special launch price of 16.99, regularly 20.99) provides customizable … Continue reading

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