September 29

Apps for Learning

Here are some apps I recommended at parent teacher conferences for supporting foundational skills in language arts, fine motor, and mathematics.

Language Arts 


Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.09.52 PMRaz-Kids

Use the student log in and password given by the teacher.

This website has reading books at your child’s independent reading level. Your child can listen to stories, read stories, and check their comprehension skills.


Vocabulary/ Sight Words/ Alphabet/ Word Families

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.14.13 PMBitsboard app

Excellent multifunctional app that uses a variety of games to develop vocabulary, reinforce sight words, learn the alphabet, practice spelling, and much more!


Sight Words

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.16.08 PMSight Words app by Teacher Created Materials

Reinforces sight word knowledge through reading, writing, and playing games with sight words.


Alphabet, Phonics, Rhyming, Vocabulary, Reading

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.08.50 PMStarfall app

Reinforces letter names and sounds with extra emphasis on vowels, amply opportunities to practice rhyming, building vocabulary and sight word knowledge, reading comprehension skills.

Letter Formation

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.17.27 PMHandwriting Without Tears app

Reinforces correct letter formation for capital and lower case letters.



Letter Reversals

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.18.06 PMLetterReflex app

Reinforces correct orientation for common letter reversals (b/d, p/q, n/u) and number reversals.



Fine Motor Skills

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.05.00 PMScreen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.07.44 PMDexteria and Dexteria,Jr apps

Finger exercises to develop strength, control and dexterity to improve handwriting.




Number Sense

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.19.41 PMNative Numbers app

Develop number sense such as number recognition, comparing numbers, ordering numbers, and counting.



Addition/Subtraction/Problem Solving

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 3.20.45 PMMarcy Cook Tiles Add Sub Facts Combo app

Practice addition and subtraction skills through a problem solving approach.

Posted September 29, 2017 by rhennigar in category Uncategorized

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