Category Archives: Reading Apps

20+ Apps That Can Help KIDS Gear Up for a NEW School Year

20+ Apps That Can Help KIDS Gear Up for a NEW School Year Jump on these apps to regroup and refresh for a NEW school year We all know the toll that summer slide has on kids and how many of the educational gains they make during the school year lapse. It’s particularly prevalent in low-income…
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Moji Moji: Learn the Alphabet

Moji Moji: Learn the Alphabet by Gakko Digital Learning is the new kid on the block, bringing smart screen time for early-literacy learners on the iPad (ages 3-5). The app is engaging with real kid appeal as it's set in a stunning setting with delightful characters with engaging gameful play. Don't let that fool you there is lots of invaluable learning…
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Phonics Museum

  Phonics Museum by Veritas Press is a multimedia adventure through an awesome art museum, a scavenger hunt of sorts for exploring the fundamentals of beginning reading. This app opens with William about to enter an art museum and he is far from thrilled. Suddenly, Percival, a young knight appears and he whisks William away into a magical learning land. We soon meet  Miss Biddle, the…
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TeachersWithApps – 50+ Favorite Elementary School Apps

Rounding up the best and favorite elementary school apps is not an easy task, the market is saturated and there are so many standouts that cover the gamut of grade levels. Obviously, one of the first considerations we focus on when writing a review is, of course, the learning potential of an app. Another important…
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7 Reading Readiness Apps

  This post was originally was published by Edutopia under the title 7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students. I have reposted this here as the summer months are coming and this list contains some real gems to help bolster reading readiness or keep your child reading all summer! What is reading readiness? The dictionary defines…
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Vroom Vroom Race to Read

Vroom Vroom Race to Read by Lavelle Carlson of Speech Pathology Apps is intended for those children who may be struggling with basic decoding skills, it also is an excellent tool to practice tracking, an often overlooked skill. Proper directional tracking is looking at and processing all the letters in sequence from left-to-right. Proper directional tracking is fundamental for…
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Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System

Review by: Carisa Kluver  from  The Digital Media Diet   Blast off with Professor Astro Cat in this delightful new learning app from Mini Lab Studios in partnership with their sister company, Flying Eye Books, an award-winning children’s book publisher. Professor Astro Cat's Solar System features fun facts about all the planets in our solar system. Presented in…
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Mr. Glue Stories

Review by: Carisa Kluver  from  The Digital Media Diet An illustrated and personalized set of adventures await... Mr. Glue Stories by Chadlington ABC Enterprises Ltd presents a visual feast in app-form and is an especially unique and polished digital reading experience for kids 4 and up. It features a choose-your-own adventure style storybook, with choices for the young…
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