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Oscar Goes to the Zoo

By Best App Staff

Overall, this education app is a great tool to help build language skills in young children while keeping them engaged and focused. And, parents and teachers will find the WordWinks feature very helpful.

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WordWinks

By Academics Choice

The innovative WordWinks feature adds a new level of comprehension to each page of the story. It’s as if reading with mom or your favorite teacher, asking you questions and commenting on the illustrations and writing as you go. The WordWinks are interwoven into the story as red sentences that enhance understanding without distracting from the story itself. The Listen with WordWinks capability makes the app ideal for independent listening activities.

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Retell, Record and Share

By Academics Choice

The Retell, Record and Share feature gives children the opportunity to practice their storytelling skills–an often overlooked and essential activity after reading with a child. Retelling and summarizing a story builds important skills such as recall/memory, clarity of thought and delivery, sequencing, speaking skills, vocabulary, and analysis. It’s also a confidence building activity that gives children valuable presentation skills. Combined with the WordWinks feature this app streamlines the parent’s role making it easier and arguably more effective. The ability to share the retold story not only adds to the fun but it makes children more enthused and focused on delivering a well thought out recapitulation.

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