Category Archives: ELA (English Language Arts)

TouchPress All Access Pass – Language Sampler

Touchpress has always been synonymous with producing apps that are sheer perfection. The beauty of Molecules and Barefoot World Atlas has made them classroom standards as well as treasured reference material to explore at will for all ages. They have recently forayed into a subscription service for games that are intended for tweens and teens.…
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Grandma’s Great Gourd by Literary Safari

Grandma’s Great Gourd by Literary Safari is an enchanting story based on the Kirkus Reviews Award winning picture book. It's about courage and the ability to stay calm when the world spins out of control around you. A story in the great format of encountering tricksters, this folktale from Bengal, teaches about "reading" one's environment…
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Smashing Grammar by Fairlady Media

Fairlady Media has applied their incredible know-how in integrating fun into their learning games for an older audience with Smashing Grammar. Teachers and parents everywhere will be pinching themselves on discovering this little learning gem. Built to inform and reinforce grammar concepts and promote fluency in reading this action packed game is da Bomb –…
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HangArt

  Beginning with the opening screen and spying that Mondrian inspired logo, you just know you’re going to be in for some fun with Literary Safari’s HangArt. It has some of the features that we love from classic games like Scrabble, Pictionary, and Mad Libs and combines them in one app cohesively. There are a…
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Why Improving Writing Skills Is Vital

Why Improving Writing Skills Is Vital For Students At All Levels, And How Technology Can Help   It’s no secret to teachers and parents that the age of technology has not translated into improved writing skills for most students. On the contrary -- the negative effects of excess screen time and shorter attention spans due to…
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uKloo App & Game

uKloo, App & Game by uKloo Kids Inc, was created out of love for a boy. Doreen Dotto, a mother, was trying to help her son who was struggling with reading came up with the concept of a treasure hunt to engage him. By allowing him to run through the house and gather clues, she…
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Mystery Word Town – Sight Word Spelling Update

  Whoa there little fella, this just came in….Artgig’s Mystery Word Town has been updated. The review for the original release of the app is Here. We loved the western theme and the gameplay and music were quite infectious making it one highly successful app. The updates make this more classroom and parent-friendly with the ability…
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Green Eggs and Ham by Oceanhouse Media

  Oceanhouse Media has done the unthinkable…making an already great app better! The new interactive features of Green Eggs and Ham is sure to delight moms and teachers, but more importantly kids everywhere! This beloved book by Dr. Suess has a cleaner less cluttered interface on the home page. All settings are conveniently accessed through…
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