Critical Thinking: App Review

Feb 28

Critical Thinking: App Review

Critical thinking involves analyses of information in order to make a judgment. It is therefore, a vital skill for academic success. The All Critical Thinking app from Virtual Speech Center provides activities to address some of these important skills. The app is geared for students from 10 years of age and is also appropriate for adult users. There are 11 different...

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What’s the pic? Articulation: App Review

Oct 14

What’s the pic? Articulation: App Review

Articulation often requires drill and practice. What’s the Pic? Artic from Home Speech Home  is a fantastic way to practice speech sounds in a fun and exciting way! If you are sceptical about how drill and practice can be exciting, here is how it works:   What’s the Pic Articulation has 25 sounds in initial, medial, and final positions, including L, R,...

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Building Language with Grammar: Avaz FreeSpeech

May 02

Building Language with Grammar: Avaz FreeSpeech

Language refers to the method of human communication. either spoken or written consisting of the use of words and sentences to convey meaning. However, as the author of Free Speech Ajit Narayanan notes, language is abstract.  The way that the words are arranged allows different meanings to be conveyed. This is referred to as grammar.   When young children...

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Seasonal Directions: App Review

Mar 18

Seasonal Directions: App Review

Seasonal Directions from Virtual Speech Center is the newest app that targets auditory comprehension of increasingly longer one step and multi step unrelated directions. A skill that is need by so many students!   As the name suggests, the activities are focused around the four seasons. Therefore, you are not only addressing following directions, but you are...

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Listening Power: Grades K-3

Feb 02

Listening Power: Grades K-3

Completing the series of Listening Power apps from Hamaguchi Apps, is Listening Power  Grades K-3. Each of the apps in the series offers something slightly different in terms of activities and levels and complement one another. You can find out about Listening Power Preschool here and Listening Power Grades 4 – 8 here.   There are 5 activities and each...

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It’s not all about the app!

Dec 12

It’s not all about the app!

Last year around this time, I collaborated with the team from YappGuru and we all posted about our top 10 apps for the year. I thought about doing it again this year and I realised whilst there are some great apps out there, and the list continues to grow,  it’s not all about the app!   I use apps a lot in my clinical practice because they are versatile,...

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