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Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics

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$2.99
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Education & Word & Games
Last Update
Aug 28, 2017
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⭐5.0

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► option for custom-made spelling lists from the pool of 800+words<br>► HISTORY follows progress for individual students<br>► focus on identifying sounds of letters (North American phonemes )<br>► audio and/or visual prompt <br>► PROFESSIONAL narration or child’s narration <br>► Multiple Word Lists<br>► optional Montessori-style color coding vowels and consonants <br>► upper or lower case letters <br>► three modes: Learn, Practice and Test (quiz) <br>► immediate sound feedback upon tapping the correct/incorrect letter <br>► positive reinforcement lowers affective filters making learning a more engaging and enjoyable process <br>► focus on letter recognition, word recognition, as well as on word/letter association <br>► ACCESSIBILITY options to for VISUALLY impaired and those struggling with fine motor skills <br>► option of custom made features for special needs students <br>► child proof SETTINGS button (press&hold)<br>► narration of phonemes based on Peter Ladefoged's studies in Phonology with emphasis on American English<br><br><br>Advantage for Special Need Students: <br>* option of blank background helps children focus on letters only <br>* option to choose high-contrast background for visually impaired students <br>* answer method: drag&drop or simple tap <br>* big letter cards easy to spot <br>* no frustration: visual and audio prompts in the Learn Mode lead the child step by step through the correct spelling process <br>* correct spelling technique becomes salient since the app leads the child step by step through spelling allowing dragging one letter at a time in the correct order <br>* any number of redundant letters: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 <br>* wrong letters become obvious with the help of immediate sound feedback heard after tapping the wrong letter <br>* repetition of audio prompt helps with hearing and remembering the word and letters <br><br>The underlying pedagogical methodology for this application is to teach children letters as well as to teach them how to combine letters into words. A child is offered either/both a visual prompt or/and audio prompt to "write" a word. The word is to be written by dragging appropriate letters one at a time in the designated slot in the correct order. Success is rewarded by a short fun game. <br><br>@Reks (aka AtReks) Apps are designed in compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA). <br>PRIVACY DISCLOSURE: <br>- Does NOT contain ads. <br>- Does NOT contain in-app purchases. <br>- Does NOT contain integration with social networks. <br>- Does NOT use analytics / data collection tools. <br>- Does include links to apps by @Reks in the iTunes App Store hidden in the settings section behind child-proof settings button<br>@Reks privacy policy: http://www.atreks.com - Thank you!

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G.NEE
Mar 08, 2014

...that this is a multipurpose application that appears to be perfect for all facets of education. I incorporate literacy into the goals and objectives for the students and this seems to have all the components I look for in an application. This is easy to program, collect, data, and is engaging. I might have found my favorite application designer. MACCCSLP

StylinBaby
Mar 08, 2014

I love the idea. Played it a bit to try it out, and the learn and practice sections are great. The irritating part is how some of the sounds are pronounced. The 'th' sounds more like a 'ch' or 'sh' sound, the 'a' almost sounds more like a short e sound, and the 'w' sounds like the 'oo' sound. I tried to get past it, but can't. Maybe there were others too, but those grated on me the worst. I can't imagine handing it to my child to have them practice phonics when the sounds aren't even right.

Jbasdffg
Mar 08, 2014

I love this app! You can set it for high contrast mode. You can limit the letters to just the ones you need. You can set it to tap or drag the letters into place. And you can make your own spelling lists.

Petite Mamman
Sep 26, 2011

Actual learning should challenge kids and let them make mistakes. This app only allows them to choose the correct consecutive letters for a word (prompted by a sound) My son isn't learning from it, what he has learned is how to guess by using the audio prompts until the correct letter is chosen. He puts like 5 words together and then gets bored because he says "it's too easy" He doesn't listen or even try to sound out the words (which he knows how to do).

Shamrock23
Nov 03, 2011

just what we needed to practice spelling. it's so much easier this way. the voice is loud and clear which eliminates any confusion.

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About Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics

Developed by @Reks.

Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics is ranking in   Education & Word & Games

Last update was at Aug 28, 2017and the current version is 5.0.

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Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics have a 1a user reviews.

Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics was released in the App Store. It is developed by @Reks, who have also released the following apps.

Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics has 1 user reviews.​

Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics has an average rating of 5.0. ​The latest version of Build A Word - Easy Spelling with Phonics 5.0​ ​​was ​released on Aug 28, 2017​.

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