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Super Readers Has a New App!

We are very excited to tell you all about the release of our newest app, Super Sight Words!   Super Sight Words helps children grades k-2 master their sight words through fun interactions in a game-like setting. Through an engaging reward system, your child will stay motivated to learn and practice their sight words.  Super Sight Words also offers an exciting and unique option
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Kids Reading Comprehension App Review

One quality that great readers have in common is excellent reading comprehension.  For many children mastering reading comprehension is a very difficult skill.  The only way to master reading comprehension is through practice.  And the way to practice is by reading and asking your child questions about what they just read. A reading comprehension app that I found to be helpful is Kids Reading
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TeachMe: 1st Grade App Review

Since I am a first grade teacher, I am really interested in seeing what kind of educational apps are available for first graders on the app store.  One way I find apps to review is I go to the app store and type “education” in the search bar.  From there I came across my latest find; an educational app called TeachMe:1st grade.  The first
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Aesop’s Quest: Reading Comprehension App Review

My latest educational app that I reviewed is a reading comprehension app for grades 2-6.  The app is called Aesop’s Quest.  It was listed on Reading Rocket’s list of top 12 comprehension apps. Aesop’s Quest reading comprehension app did a good job with focusing on reading comprehension.  I liked the theme of using Aesop’s Fables because these stories, such as The Tortoise and the
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Reading Raven Review

As a first grade teacher I am always very interested in finding and exploring new educational reading apps.  The latest one that I found is Reading Raven.  Reading Raven is an educational reading app that is designed for beginning readers ages 3-7. I was thrilled with Reading Raven’s excellent graphics and cute artwork.  The graphics will keep your child engaged and the game-like feel
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Lakeshore Learning’s Phonics Tic Tac Toe App Review

A teacher friend of mine recently asked me if I knew of any good reading apps for first graders and I told her about Lakeshore Learning’s app, Phonics Tic Tac Toe.  For teachers, Lakeshore Learning is synonymous with great educational materials so I am thrilled to talk about this app. Phonics Tic Tac Toe is exactly what it sounds like. It is a Tic
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Super Readers: Controlled Vocabulary Reading Fluency App

  We have worked long and hard on creating just the right educational reading app for your young reader and it is finally here!  Its name is Super Readers and it is now available for purchase at the App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch for $2.99.  Super Readers will soon be available for purchase on Android, Kindle Fire, and Nook HD.
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Wince: Don’t Feed the Worry Bug App Review

I recently was able to take a look at iMagine Machine’s most recent book app, “Wince- Don’t Feed the Worry Bug.”  This is a unique and much needed app because it deals with a pretty tough topic to talk about: emotions, specifically, worry. Wince is the story of a little monster named Wince.  The little monster leads such a busy life that he does
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My Book Full of Riddles Multicultural App Review

“My Book Full of Riddles” by Brave Tomatoes ,is an entertaining app for kids who like jokes.  The illustrations are very cute and kid friendly, and the jokes are fun to try and figure out: i.e. “why did the bumble bee put honey under his pillow? He wanted to have sweet dreams.” The app also has a read to me option which allows the
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“Franklin Frog” A Great Teaching App for Science

Last week we wrote a review of a great educational app for kids by Nosy Crow, and this week we  had the chance to look at another of Nosy Crow’s apps with a science twist. “Franklin Frog” is a unique and engaging interactive app. The pages of the app are a feast for the eyes. The drawings are relatable and with a game like
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