Simplex Spelling HD, by Pyxwise Software Inc., is an award-winning iOS universal education app that makes the process of learning spelling super simple, and at the same time improves your child’s reading skills. This application was thoughtfully developed with children in mind; it has a clear and easy explanation of how the application works, immediately upon entering the app in the introduction. The app uses phonics and reverse phonics to help teach young children, remedial readers, and those learning English as a second language, with a complete immersive spelling approach. There are 240+ high-frequency words that can be mastered while learning spelling within this application. The spelling process is intuitive and can be completed in more than one way from tapping on letters to dragging them to the correct place in the word. When learning, a word is pronounced, then used in a sentence and pronounced again before the user spells. If the user needs to hear the word again, he or she can simply tap on the speaker icon and hear the word information again. There are hints as well, that provide the phonics rule information and reverse phonics rule information. This app is a great learning tool for a family or classroom, has a multiple users function, and allows for statistics tracking and progress. This app also contains graphic stars and applause sounds when the correct answer is given — helping to build confidence in the learning and mastering process. I wish I had had this application back in primary and secondary school, when I was learning semantics — I am sure I would have done much better than I did. There is also a FREE version called Simplex Spelling Free Lite – Learn How To Spell High Frequency Words With Reverse Phonics, which you can test prior to purchasing the paid version — so get spelling today! Watch our other iPad video app demos for more awesome iPad app videos. CM
Simplex Spelling HD – Learn How To Spell Dolch Sight Words With Reverse Phonics iPad App Details
Title: Simplex Spelling HD – Learn How To Spell Dolch Sight Words With Reverse Phonics
Size: 37.2 MB
Developer: Pyxwise Software Inc.
Store: iTunes App Store
Simplex Spelling HD – Learn How To Spell Dolch Sight Words With Reverse Phonics iPad App Download Link
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Simplex Spelling HD – Learn How To Spell Dolch Sight Words With Reverse Phonics iPad App Developers Description
★ TheiPhoneMom Approved – ‘If “tremendous” was a Dolch sight word then you would find it in Simplex Spelling HD and it would be right at home because this is a tremendous spelling app!’
★ AppsforHomeschooling (earned 5/5 and a Golden App award) – “Simplex Spelling HD uses incredibly rich, educationally sound, and powerful tools to teach high frequency words. With 220 words included and the wealth of tracking tools it provides, it is well worth the price.”
★ “Applicable2U has explored a number of spelling applications, and this is the best one yet.”
★ Technology in (Spl) Education – “Simplex Spelling – If you have Spelling Goals in your IEP, then this [is] the app for you.”
★ Fun Educational Apps – “Overall, it is fantastic educational app that will definitely help and support your kids learning.”
★ Kids Apps Awards (earned 5/5 and an Education Award)
★ 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.”
★ 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.”
★ Featured by Apple in “New & Noteworthy” in the App Store (Greece), “What’s Hot” (US, Canada) and Grammar & Vocabulary(7 Countries)
Simplex Spelling improves English spelling and reading skills in a fun and interactive way by combining a unique “reverse phonics” approach with contextually relevant spelling rules that explain why words are spelled in a particular manner. It works like a personal spelling coach with every word.
Rather than using flash cards, Simplex Spelling enables the student to build each word. Students gain skills above and beyond the sheer memorization of words.
Simplex Spelling is great tool to have for kids learning to spell and read, remedial students, or those learning English as a second language.
Recommended for ages 5+.
Note: All text and voice in this application is entirely in English.
★ Over 240 high frequency spelling words to help build literacy.
★ Words are spoken and used in a sentence to establish context.
★ Introductory spelling list seamlessly leads a student through all of the application’s features by providing spoken information while having the student spell new words.
★ Powerful phonics hint feature sounds out each word and provides a list of possible phonograms for each sound.
★A full “reverse 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 to.
★ 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 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.
Simplex Spelling is a universal application. Purchase it once and then use it on all your iOS devices.
Please send any comments or suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pyxwise Software Inc. is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: 4-7, 8-10
Categories: Reading, Spelling, Phonics, Sight Words, Vocabulary
Changed keyboard letters to use Montessori colors.
Added information about back button to the help menu.
Added support for consonant letter doubling rule for protecting a vowel sound.
Added support for letter doubling rule at the end of single syllable words.