Category Archives: Language Arts

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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Co:Writer App Available

Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It’s gone mobile – the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chance to work with it yet, here are some … Continue reading

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Apps to Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Apps for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Shopping for some apps to support the needs of individuals with LD who are middle – high school aged or older? Here an updated, downloadable list of preferred apps for reading, writing, organization, reference material, math, concept … Continue reading

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Write to Read – WriteReader

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
There are more than 750 000 apps in the iTunes AppStore, with many doing similar things, so it is very exciting to find an app that does something really different.  WriteReader is one…

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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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6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

Tech Radar provides a comparison of phonics apps worth checking out at: http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/6-best-phonics-apps-for-ipad-teach-kids-to-read-write-and-spell-1143996 (also linked on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit ) Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools and you can help them learn … Continue reading

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