Category Archives: Spelling

Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Late on sending your seasons greetings cards? Create an E-Card in minutes!

If you are like me, time has gotten away from me and those season greetings to friends and family are still waiting to be sent out. With two days to go I am attempting to be at least somewhat thoughtful, … 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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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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A+ Spelling Test Pro app

Here is an Alligator app gone free (hope it still is!): A+ Spelling Test Pro app for iPhone and iPad allows for customization of spelling word lists for students. Here are just a few of the features: WHAT MAKES A+ … Continue reading

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Dictionary Apps to Support LD

Dictionary Apps to Support LD I love dictionary apps on mobile devices. They provide spelling and word look up on demand. For individuals with reading and spelling challenges it can provide immediate access to spelling or definitions using the integrated voice recognition tools … Continue reading

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Words Mine – A Tetris-like Word Game for iPad

See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit Words Mine is a free iPad app that combines elements of Tetris with spelling games. The challenge of Words Mine is to spell words quickly before the screen fills up with blocks. Each … Continue reading

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