Type and Learn HD-S offers kids from preschool to middle school the opportunity to learn using a traditional QWERTY keyboard, from letter recognition and spelling for the younger tots all the way up to free writing for older kids. Their letters and words can be read back to them in a synthesized voice, giving them immediate gratification for their accomplishments.
For children who have difficulty with handwriting, this app could offer a stress-free way to practice spelling, writing and reading. Get it now while it is discounted to $0.99. Save $3!
Purpose of App: Write to Read allows a parent and child to work together to create stories. Kids add pictures and type their best attempt of the dialogue, and parents or teachers add the "grown up" version of the text to show proper spelling and grammar.
Strengths: Offers the child independence without penalty for making mistakes. A child can easily add audio for parent to follow and help interpret his written text. The set up is simple with clear instructions as well as video tutorials to help get started.
Suggested Audience: Pre-readers to children up to age 10 working on writing skills. Great for improving story-telling skills and encouraging use of complete sentences.
Bottom Line: A wonderful handwriting app for letters and numbers allows unlimited user profiles. Each letter or number is accompanied by a picture for the initial sound, pictures within the letter or number, six different practice formats and a story relating to the pictures that describes how to write it. This must-have app utilizes the sky, grass and dirt visual for primary writing lines and provides adults with saved visuals of completed writings.
Learn to Read, Write and Spell Pro is an English language skills program which covers a huge amount of material, from learning the letters of the alphabet all the way through to reading and writing at a sixth grade level.
The English language is riddled with anomalies and is incredibly difficult to learn properly. Learn to Read, Write and Spell Pro is designed to make this learning easier by using a graphics-based presentation style.
This cute app by FizzBrain is a really fun way to learn about and practice phonics. Who wouldn't enjoy writing/drawing with shaving foam or grape jelly on a background of fresh corn cobs? Of course, there are more serious things here, like learning about phonics, and there are more serious backgrounds too, like properly ruled-up writing paper, but gee, why be so solemn and serious when learning can be fun? And why practice with a pencil, when you can do just as well with shaving cream?
Touch and Write Phonics has been created by elementary classroom teachers, and utilizes different learning techniques to enhance learning. Plus it never forgets that learning needs to be fun too!