Category Archives: Word Work

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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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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Creating Picture Vocabulary with Read & Write Google Extension

Kurtis Broeg in his blog post “Sharing Picture Vocabulary using Read & Write with Google Extension” provides an explanation and a video demonstrating how to create a picture vocabulary list in Read & Write in Google Chrome. I am thankful to be able … 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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Reading Egg apps (on sale) and reviewed by Small But Kinda Mighty

Source: smallbutkindamighty.com via OT’s with Apps & Technology on Pinterest   Reading Eggs Apps reviewed by Small but Kinda Mighty currently on sale. A make your own letter is included in the apps reviewed. Check out these literacy apps reviewed by Deanne … 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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