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Apps for Struggling Readers (and their teachers, too!)

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Here's the link to my WSRA Wired Wednesday presentation:


Thanks for your interest!  












Scribble My Story ($2.99) Scribble Press for the very young! 


Additional Resources

How to use Guided Access on iPads


Reading Apps-iPad Wisconsin K-2 list, but others are also available via the sidebar.


CK12.org Free textbooks (from California) downloadable as .epub or .pdf  Edit freely!


Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand blogpost on using QR codes in the classroom


Roxann's list of Language and Literacy Apps for the Very Young and Elementary Students on this wiki.


Reading Rockets List of recommended literacy apps. Reading Rockets is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs and is a national multimedia project that offers research-based and best-practice information on teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.


50 Popular iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers These tools are useful for both educators and students with reading disabilities alike, aiding in everything from looking up a correct spelling to reading text out loud.


For 1000 additional iPad application resources & ideas click HERE. (app links, prices, descriptions)

This list was put together with Jenna LinskensNaomi Harm, and Tim Nielson


Other Ways to Search for apps:

App Store (top free, educational)

Google (search on "best apps for xxx")

Appitic (educators’ reviews)

Twitter (search #edapp)

YouTube (search on app name for possible video demos from developers and users)


Check out Tony Vincent's fun video created with Puppet Pals HD!


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