Young children will delight in the magical vehicles of Richard Scarry, reminiscent of the favorite books. There are five levels of fun, ranging from letter matching and left-to-right sequencing through spelling longer words.
App Info Price: Overview Denis’s Adventures-Animals Puzzle offers 8 simple jigsaw puzzles for the very young in the first level, with additional puzzle sets available for purchase. Users can choose puzzles and play each on three different levels. Once an animal puzzle is completed, there is a narrated information page that offers facts about the …
Miles and Miles of Reptiles is an interactive story book intended for children from kindergarten through fourth grade, but kids of all ages will enjoy and benefit from it. Typical Seuss-style text and illustrations are highlighted by animations, sound effects and callouts with definitions, facts, and information about reptiles.
Week Planner for Kids is an icon-driven system for keeping track of dates, the weather, daily and special events. Users see a colorful screen divided into seven days with room for six events on each day as well as a spot to note the daily weather forecast. Icons are paired with distinctive sounds that activate when touched.
App Info Price: Overview Key Word Kids is a language learning app suitable for young and special needs students. It offers guided and independent practice with oral and written comprehension of information-bearing key words in a playful environment. Features include: Useful level check feature Four levels of comprehension complexity Recording feature Immediate feedback and error …
Slice Fractions offers a wordless, hands-on walk through basic fraction concepts such as the meaning of the numerator and denominator, equivalent fractions, and fraction ordering. Players have to solve physics problems by slicing objects and removing barriers to movement at the correct times and places to progress through the game.
App Info Price: Overview Gary’s Place is a delightful storybook app that tells the story of a young gopher who strikes out on his own. It’s a story of growing up, realizing what you have, and the dangers of wanting too much. Gary learns a valuable lesson in the happily-ever-after ending. Features include: Clear navigation …
The Read With Me Fluency app offers a simple and convenient way to assess student reading to teachers, parents, tutors, and others who need to monitor progress. The app allows users to administer an informal reading inventory (a common tool) to single students or entire classrooms or groups.
Dic-Dic is a nice introduction to basic words in several languages. It will help students learn to spell and read over a hundred different words in their native language, then can introduce them to several other languages.
Whether your student is struggling with reading or sailing along smoothly, extra practice is important. The iPad and iPhone apps are perfect for engaging many types of students in this vital practice. Check out our recommendations and tips.
Avaz for Autism is the most flexible and functional assisted communication software I have seen for the Ipad. It’s an outstanding tool and will open doors for countless individuals who need assisted communication.
This application may not be the best choice for third grade readers due to the high reading levels. It does a good job of providing comprehension activities, and could be useful for more able students.