Apps to help with learning
There are so many different apps to help your child’s learning journey – we could write a whole book on them! Here are just a few ideas to get you started…
This is a free iPad app (there is also a paid pro version) that helps kids with dyslexia and dysgraphia do math. It lets you write and solve math problems right onto the touch screen of an iPad using the custom keypad helping kids who struggle because of writing legibility.
Voice Dream Reader
A 2021 Apple Design Award Winner, Voice Dream Reader lets you listen to any document and ebook using text-to-speech. The app is hailed by many as the best mobile text to speech (TTS) app.
Times Tables / Multiplication
Most educational apps that teach multiplication are almost exclusively limited to testing your child’s ability to do calculations. This “Times Tables” app goes one step further and teaches your child the basics as well.
ABC Reading Eggs Learn to Read
ABC Reading Eggs is the multi-award-winning learning program that helps children learn to read. Based on scientific research and designed by experienced Australian teachers, it’s proven to help kids learn to read using interactive reading games, guided reading lessons, fun activities and over 2,500 digital story books.
Learn with Rufus: groups and categories
Learn with Rufus: Groups and Categories aims to help children learn groups and categories such as colours, shapes, fruits, and other common objects. Children will learn a variety of typical and less typical examples to help them form broad categories and to increase generalisation. The game is highly customizable to meet the needs of children with varying skills, ability levels, and learning styles.