Word Wizard for Kids - Learn to Read & Spell
50% off during school closings. This app is often used in kindergartens and primary schools to learn how to read and spell thanks to its talking movable alphabet and personalized spelling tests. We sold 140,000 units to schools so far. Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Design - Children's Technology ReviewWant to teach your kids to read or spell words? Word Wizard offers several unique reading and spelling activities for children ages 4 to 10:• A talking Movable Alphabet that allows young kids to experiment with phonics and learn word building thanks to the advanced text to speech engine.• 3 activities to learn to spell that increase in difficulty• 184 built-in word lists (about 1800 words)• Add your own words to create unique spelling tests• Keep tabs on your children’s progress with detailed reports• Used in US Schools (100K units sold to primary schools & preschools)• Winner of a Parents’ Choice Award• Featured in the The New York Times & Wired's GeekDad• More than 280K units sold!Talking Movable Alphabet Activity The talking movable alphabet has been recognized by many teachers as a wonderful tool to teach kids word building and how to learn to read• Pronounce any word, number or sentence built using the Movable Alphabet• Natural Sounding US Voice• Letter sound (phonics) or name when a letter is touched in the alphabet• Alphabetic or Qwerty Keyboard• 4 keyboards available: letters, numbers, consonant digraphs (like “th”) and vowels digraphs (like “oo”)• Uppercase or lowercase letters• Voice Transformer (speed and tone) for added fun• Customized word pronunciation, if necessary • Keyboard emulation option (dragging letters is optional) 3 Fun Spelling Activities3 spelling activities of increasing difficulty are provided to adapt the activity to the child’s spelling level. You can use the built-in word lists, or create your own.1 - "Word Practice" says and displays the word to spell, and asks the child to spell it using the talking movable alphabet allowing the child to learn the spelling easily2 - "Scrambled Letters" says the word and displays the letters needed to build the word or sentence, and asks the child to reorder the letters.3 - “Spelling Quizzes” is a standard spelling test. The app won’t move onto the next word until the child has correctly spelled the word, helping them to remember its correct spelling.• 184 built-in word lists of 10 words: Words for beginners, Dolch Words (sight words), 1,000 most frequently used words, body parts and more• Create custom Word Lists by entering your own words and sentences• Import and export Word Lists you’ve created• Hints are available should kids not know how to spell a word• Colorful animations are displayed when a word is completed• Once a quiz is completed, interactive animations are available as a reward Users & Reports • Unlimited number of users• Detailed Spelling Test Reports per user More Accolades• The New-York Times "This is an important breakthrough in reading instruction, [...] every letter can be a building block of phonetically accurate sound" • Children's Technology ReviewEditor's Choice Award for Excellence in Design - 4.8 stars out of 5 - "Turn your iPad into a talking alphabet/language generator - and the perfect tool for a child just starting to experiment with letters and their sounds"• Wired's GeekDad "This is a fantastic app for young children, right through to children in later elementary school which makes it an app worth having on your iPad." ________Please send any suggestions to [email protected] We listen to our users to improve our products!