Tag Archives: spelling

Endless Wordplay – A Fun iPad App for Spelling Lessons

Endless Wordplay is a great new app from the same people that brought us the popular Endless Alphabet, Numbers, and Reader apps. In Endless Alphabet students help a friendly monster navigate a make believe world by spelling words correctly. At each stop in the adventure students have to spell a series of three rhyming words. The […]

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Word Hunter – A Fun iPad Game for Learning New Words

Manulife Word Hunter is a free iPad app designed to help children learn new words. The app features a board game that students move through by rolling dice and correctly spelling new words as they go. Kids can play the game alone or with up to two other players. A student who plays alone will […]

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21 Good iPad Apps for Teachers of 3rd-5th Grade Students to Try This Summer

The summer is a great time to explore new-to-you iPad apps that you might want to add to the iPads that you have in your classroom. Each day this week I’m going to share a selection of apps appropriate for four ranges of pre-K-12 grades. Yesterday, I shared 21 apps for Pre-K through 2nd grade. Today, I […]

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21 Great Apps for Pre-K through 2nd Grade Teachers to Try This Summer

The summer is a great time to explore new-to-you iPad apps that you might want to add to the iPads that you have in your classroom. Each day this week I’m going to share a selection of apps appropriate for four ranges of pre-K-12 grades. Today, I have 21 apps for Pre-K through 2nd grade. […]

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Eight iPad Apps to Help Students Learn to Spell

Last night two champions were crowned at Scripps National Spelling Bee. While using the following iPad apps may not turn students into national champion spellers, they can certainly help your students develop their spelling skills. Animals Flip and Mix ($1.99) is a fun iPad app that elementary school students will enjoy using. The app presents students […]

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Learn Vowel Sounds With These Clever Goats

Clever Goats is an iPad app development company that has produced a handful of nice iPad apps designed to help students learn to read and write. Phonics Fun: Long and Short Vowel Sounds is one of the Clever Goats apps that I recently tried. Phonics Fun: Long and Short Vowel Sounds asks students to trace […]

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5 Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Spell

I was recently contacted by a teacher who has just received a new iPad to use for the rest of the year before her students receive them in the fall. She was seeking recommendations for free spelling apps. Here are five that I pulled from my archives. Rocket Speller is a fun iPad app designed for […]

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ABC Minsters – Quick Lessons on the Alphabet

ABC Minsters is an iPad app offering short lessons on recognizing letters of the alphabet, handwriting, and spelling. The app has four basic steps that students repeat to learn each letter of the alphabet. When students open ABC Minsters they can choose any letter of the alphabet to get started. The chosen letter will appear […]

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Word Wizard Helps Students Sound-out and Spell New Words

Word Wizard is an iPad app that elementary school students can use to learn the sounds of the letters of the alphabet, sound-out words, and spell new words. The app has two primary modes to it. In the “Movable Alphabet” mode students can drag and drop letters on a board to try to create words. […]

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Spelling Monster – A Fun iPad App for Practicing Spelling Words

Spelling Monster is an iPad app (free and paid versions available) that students will enjoy using to practice spelling words. On Spelling Monster students can create their own lists of words or use lists shared with them (sharing only available in paid version). The app contains a half dozen games through which students can practice […]

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