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12 Vocabulary Apps for Kids : With Common Core Alignment!

12 Vocabulary Apps for Kids : With Common Core Alignment! | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
FREE & fabulous - World’s Worst Pet-Vocabulary, an educational app for kids in grades 4 – 8. Snargg, a cute blue pet needs kids to use their vocabulary skills to get him out of trouble. The app...
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The author of this article put in the time to align the apps to CC standards.

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Write or Die by Dr Wicked | Putting the 'Prod' in Productivity

Write or Die by Dr Wicked | Putting the 'Prod' in Productivity | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

Write or Die is a new kind of writing productivity application that forces you to write by providing consequences for distraction and procrastination.


As long as you keep typing, you're fine, but if you become distracted, punishment will ensue.

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This APP takes an interesting approach to defeating writer's block. 

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Angela Antle's curator insight, January 9, 2013 8:45 AM

This APP takes an interesting approach to defeating writer's block. 

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50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities - Online College Courses

50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities  - Online College Courses | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike. Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.
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10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

Today, I am sharing with you a set of some great iPad apps that are really good for language learning. The two basic skills emphasized here are reading and writing. I invite you to check them out and share with us if you have other titles to add to the list


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, January 12, 2014 9:47 AM

Yep, downloaded the Rosetta Stone TOTALe app this morning.

Annie Edmonds 's curator insight, February 3, 2014 3:30 PM

Is the next generation learing how to write or rt.

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50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities - Online College Courses

50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities  - Online College Courses | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike. Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.
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