Keep it Silly Sentences

Mar 24

Keep it Silly Sentences

I have had such fun using Erik Raj’s Silly Sentence Articulation ! Contrary to the name this is NOT only an articulation app.     The app is a collection of 600 silly sentences which target the S, Z, R, L, SH, CH, TH sounds. This is really great for practicing sentence after sentence of the sound when you are working on helping a student transfer the...

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Main Street Memory: App Review

Mar 02

Main Street Memory: App Review

Main Street Memory app from Virtual Speech Center is a delightful app to target auditory processing and recall of  instructions. The app can be used with both children and adults. The app is set in the Main Street in 3 different stores with different activities in each store. An example of each type of instructions is given. Jin’s Jewels Level 1: One item...

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Phonological Awareness Lab: App Review

Oct 30

Phonological Awareness Lab: App Review

Phonological awareness skills are important in order to develop good reading skills. By engaging in word play, children learn to recognize patterns among words and use this knowledge to read and build words.   Phonological Awareness Lab  is a fun, multi-level game specifically designed to improve phonological awareness in children. The app is centered...

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Cracking the Code: A Comprehensive Reading Program

Aug 11

Cracking the Code: A Comprehensive Reading Program

In order to become competent readers, students must learn to ‘crack the code’ of written language. An understanding of the individual speech sounds of language  helps children to understand the relationship between spoken and written language.   Reading Doctor  is a comprehensive reading program made up of a number of different apps that target...

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Auditory Memory Ride: App Review

Jun 18

Auditory Memory Ride: App Review

Auditory Memory refers to the ability to retain and recall what was heard. Auditory Memory difficulties affect a child’s ability to cope in a classroom. Further information can be found here   Auditory Memory Ride is a comprehensive app by Virtual Speech Center, to work on auditory memory. The app addresses the following aspects of auditory memory. Number...

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Letter Sounds Pro: App Review

Mar 26

Letter Sounds Pro: App Review

Research has shown that children who are  strong readers are skilled in using letter-sound knowledge to learn new words when reading. Difficulty with grapheme (letter) – phoneme (sound) correspondence is one of the difficulties that significantly affect the ability to learn to read and spell because there is no relationship between the way letters look and the...

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