Simplex Spelling HD by Pyxwise Software Inc.
★ iPadAppsReviewer (rated 4.5/5)
★ The Daily App Show Featured App – “If you are looking for a great spelling app, feature packed for your iPad, Simplex Spelling HD is your app.” – “It’s a beautiful app in its functionality.” – “This is an app that you’re going to spend some time in.” – “I think you’re really going to love this app.”
★ PadGadget Recommended (rated 4 stars) – “If anybody in your life is learning to spell, this is a fantastically simple little app that could really help.” – “The interface is foolproof. It is very easy to use and the narration is crystal clear.”
★ Children’s Technology Review 80%
Check out the iPhone and iPad demos: http://dailyappshow.com/simplex-spelling-hd
Simplex Spelling improves spelling and reading skills in a fun and interactive way using a unique “reverse phonics” approach to learning.
★ More than 220 high frequency spelling words to help build literacy.
★ Spelling words are spoken and used in a sentence to establish context.
★ The introduction spelling list seamlessly leads a student through all of the application’s features by providing spoken information while having the student spell new words.
★ A powerful phonics hint feature sounds out each word and provides a list of possible phonograms for each sound.
★ Features a full “reverse systematic phonics” approach that includes sounds made by all the different letter combinations. This is in addition to the basic “single letter” phonics that most applications are limited too.
★ Contextually relevant spelling rule hints that help explain “how to spell” English words.
★ Unique letter by letter feedback system that provides feedback while the student is in the process of spelling each word.
★ Guaranteed success on every word.
★ Support for multiple user accounts.
★ User stats screen that allows you to see at a glance words that have been mastered and words that require further practice.
★ Remembers each user’s position in every list, so that you can immediately resume from where you last left off.
★ Supports both upper and lower case letters.
★ Supports both alphabetic and QWERTY keyboard layouts.
★ Supports both US and Canadian English spelling of words.
★ An approach that appeals to audio, visual and tactile learners.
The powerful reverse phonics hint feature guarantees success on every word.
Unlike other programs that focus primarily on nouns, Simplex Spelling targets more than 220 of the most popular words in the English language including the Dolch sight words. Your child’s reading and spelling fluency will improve through mastery of high frequency words.
In contrast with many of the current approaches that use flash cards, Simplex Spelling enables the student to build each word. Students gain skills above and beyond the sheer memorization of words, as the informative spelling rule hint feature explains why words are spelled in a particular manner.
Simplex Spelling’s unique, immediate letter by letter feedback system is designed with clues and hints that will enable every student to spell each word successfully.
Simplex Spelling enhances understanding in a variety of students as it appeals to audio, visual and tactile learners. It is great tool to have for kids learning to spell, remedial students, or those learning English as a second language.
Recommended for ages 5+.
Developer Website: http://www.pyxwise.com