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Build A Word Phonics Teaching Spellin...

Build A Word Phonics Teaching Spelling to 4-Year Old
A user has recently contacted @Reks asking advice on which spelling list to use with a four-year-old learner. Which spelling words to use as a starting point mostly depends on the learner’s learning potential and motivation. As a teacher and a parent of a four-year-old boy, I would suggest to start with making your own custom list consi [...]

Special Education Department Recommen...

Special Education Department Recommends @Reks Apps
Special Education Department at Calvin Christian School (Hamilton, Ontario in Canada) recommends @Reks apps. The @Reks card matching apps caught the school’s attention: Multiplication: Math Facts Card Matching Game (primary) – to download go to: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/multiplication-math-facts/id459907714?mt=8 and Memory [...]

School Tool Rhyming Words App Feature...

School Tool Rhyming Words App Featured in iTunes
School Tool Rhyming Words iOS app by @Reks was released only a couple of weeks ago and already featured in iTunes. The app is featured in 155 iTunes markets worldwide. (more…)

Create Custom Spelling Lists in Build...

Create Custom Spelling Lists in Build A Word – Easy Spelling with Phonics
Build A Word Easy Spelling with Phonics iOS application by @Reks offers users a chance to create their own custom spelling word lists from the pool of over 800 words. To customize the app please follow these four steps: 1. Go to Settings (Press&Hold) (more…)

School Tool Rhyming Words: Teaching M...

School Tool Rhyming Words: Teaching Methodology
We teach students rhyming words to help them develop phonemic awareness which leads to better reading and writing (spelling) success. When a student learns to manipulate words through rhyming and rhyming word games, he has acquired an important skill to break words into smaller parts and to recognize smaller parts in words. Thus, rhyming teac [...]

How To Use School Tool Rhyming Words ...

How To Use School Tool Rhyming Words App
School Tool Rhyming Words app was planned to be a part of Presentation, Practice and Production language teaching methodology. Practically the method relies on the progression from presentation, through controlled practice, to free production. Having this in mind School Tool Rhyming Words was given three main parts (Modes): Learn Mode Practi [...]

@Reks On TCEA List of Free Must-Have ...

@Reks On TCEA List of Free Must-Have iPad Apps for Spelling
@Reks‘ spelling app, Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names, was honored to be on TCEA’s list of Free Must-Have iPad Apps for Spelling.  TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) is a member-based organization devoted to the use of technology in education.  To check out the full list of [...]

Build A Word Express Ranked 4th By Br...

Build A Word Express Ranked 4th By Bronwyn Sutton
@Reks‘ lite version of a series of spelling apps, Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names, was thoroughly reviewed by a Speech Language Pathologist and Educator with 25 years experience, Bronwyn Sutton, on The Learning App Guide website.   According to Ms. Sutton Build A Word Express spelli [...]

“2sweet2besoured” Please ...

“2sweet2besoured” Please Contact @Reks For Sound Issue
One of @Reks valued app users using pseudonym 2sweet2besoured   left a one-star review in iTunes for Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names  complaining that there was no sound coming from the app. Unfortunately, the user did not contact @Reks support team for help, so we were unable to offer assistan [...]

Educational Spelling Apps in Classroo...

Educational Spelling Apps in Classroom
@Reks has a number of spelling apps to meet different educational needs. @Reks is a member of MomsWithApps Group (http://momswithapps.com/) hence all @Reks’ spelling apps are a part of KnowWhatsInside Program, a partnership between MOMs with apps™ and ACT. (more…)

NEW App! Astro Math: Grades K-3

NEW App! Astro Math: Grades K-3
Astro Math: Grades K-3 by @Reks is a reliable follow-up resource for common core standardized lessons. The app includes math facts covering kindergarten through 3rd grade school curriculum. (more…)

Astro Math: Grades K-3

Astro Math: Grades K-3
Astro Math: Grades K-3 by @Reks is a reliable follow-up resource for common core standardized lessons. The app includes math facts covering kindergarten through 3rd grade school curriculum. By protecting each planet individually a student goes through levels practicing grade-level appropriate math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, mult [...]

Common Core Elementary School Math St...

Common Core Elementary School Math Standards
AtReks math apps rely on on common core math standards in the U.S.A.  They are reliable follow-up resources for common core standardized lessons. AtReks math apps include math facts covering kindergarten through 3rd grade school curriculum. They are all based on the finding of the National Research Council:  (more…)

4 Steps To Extend Battery Life On App...

4 Steps To Extend Battery Life On Apple iOS 7 Device
If you have already upgraded operating system (iOS) of your Apple device to iOS7, you are probably worried with the battery life suddenly becoming shorter. This is because iOS7 introduced a lot of fancy features that tend to deplete your battery faster. Here are 4 steps you can take to keep the battery running longer: (more…)

How do I delete spelling-word lists?

How do I delete spelling-word lists?
Classroom Spelling, Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words, Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names   apps offer users an option to add new spelling-word lists or delete old spelling-word lists. To add new spelling lists you can use letters of the English [...]

iOS7 Sound Issue – Quick Fix in...

iOS7 Sound Issue – Quick Fix in Control Center
The latest operating system by Apple introduced a number of changes for our users. The most talked about change includes sudden lack of sound on an iPad or iPhone. Unfortunately, the Control Center where the mute button is switched to ON/OFF is activated differently on iOS7 than on previous versions. Here are three steps how to activate Contr [...]

Recording Narration Using Spelling Ap...

Recording Narration Using Spelling App on iOS7 – Troubleshooting
The option to record narration (voice recording) within an app has been affected by new safety protocol introduced with iOS7, Apple‘s latest operating system. AtReks apps most hit by the changes are spelling apps in which a user is offered an option to create his own spelling words (type in a word and record your voice): 1. Build A Word [...]

@Reks, MOMs With Apps, And Know What&...

@Reks, MOMs With Apps, And Know What’s Inside Program
@Reks has become a member of MOMs With Apps and KNOW What’s Inside (KWI) program. KNOW What’s Inside represents a partnership between MOM’s With Apps and ACT focusing on privacy in apps for children allowing parents and teachers to know what’s inside apps without any unwanted surprises and tricks.  Hence, all members a [...]

The Recording Time in Build A Word Ea...

The Recording Time in Build A Word Easy Spelling App is Too Long. How do I deal with the noise?
A number of schools asked us to do increase recording time for new spelling words narration because they needed longer time to add sentences in narration especially when using homonyms like ‘see’, and ‘sea’. @Reks cares about the users and gladly made the changes. However, we also realized that some users might find th [...]

Save $$$$$ in iTunes in 7 Steps

Save $$$$$ in iTunes in 7 Steps
Letting your child play apps unattended can lead to having your iTunes bill increased considerably. The $0.99-charges which often go unnoticed tend to add up. Have you heard of apps like Angry Birds Star Wars, Skim It!, Temple Run, Fruit Ninja HD, Hungry, Hungry Hippos? Yes? No? Well, your child has certainly heard of them if not played. It&# [...]

How do I share custom made spelling l...

How do I share custom made spelling lists with other iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches created in Classroom Spelling, Build A Word Easy Spelling… apps?
It is possible to share custom made spelling lists created within these @Reks spelling apps: a. Classroom Spelling, b. Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words, c. Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names   The spelling lists can be shared with other people w [...]

How do I add new words / delete old w...

How do I add new words / delete old words in my custom spelling list?
Classroom Spelling, Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words, Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names   apps offer users an option to add new words or delete old words in their own custom spelling lists. To add words you can use letters of the English alphab [...]

How do I create a custom spelling lis...

How do I create a custom spelling list in Build A Word Easy Spelling … and Classroom Spelling Apps?
Classroom Spelling, Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words, Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names   apps offer users an option to create their own custom spelling lists. For that they can use letters of the English alphabet and their ow [...]

How do I create custom spelling lists...

How do I create custom spelling lists in Memory Game Spelling Words and Spelling Words Card Matching Game apps?
Memory Game Spelling Words and Spelling Words Card Matching Game are two spelling apps designed to help children practice spelling while playing a card matching game also known as a memory game. Upon downloading an app one custom spelling list is already created as an example what a custom spelling list might look like. This exemplary spellin [...]

Why did SOUND on my iPad stop all of ...

Why did SOUND on my iPad stop all of a sudden?
Some iPad, even iPhone users complain that the sound on their device suddenly stopped working.  You might not get sound even after moving the SIDE SWITCH button on your iPad Device. This happens in case you have the SLIDE SWITCH set to control rotation lock. To fix this issue follow these four steps: 1. Double click the HOME button. 2. Tray w [...]

I do not want my child to make in-app...

I do not want my child to make in-app purchases. How do I do that?
You can turn OFF in-app purchase on your iPhone in 7 steps. The same steps can be applied to iPad or iPod Touch. Tap SETTINGS Tap GENERAL in the Settings Scroll down to find RESTRICTIONS. Tap it. Tap ENABLE RESTRICTIONS at the top of the screen. Enter Restrictions Password (4 digit numerical code) (more…)

@Reks and Apple Celebrate App Store D...

@Reks and Apple Celebrate App Store Downloads
@Reks and Apple celebrate a huge mile stone in downloads. Today Apple shared a big news about reaching 50 billion app downloads. Also, @Reks, an app developing company, has crossed over half a million downloads! Following the news, Apple announced the name of the person who downloaded the milestone app. The prize winner will receive a $10,000 [...]

“We love this app because it is...

“We love this app because it is an interactive and engaging blend of great fun and learning”
Caboose – Learn Patterns and Sorting with Letters, Numbers, Shapes and Colors App is a game scenario that provides practice and reinforcement for sorting and patterning skills. It is a fun activity for children as they complete activities to travel across the U.S. or Europe on a train. We love this app because it is an interactive and [...]

Build A Word Phonics Teaching Methodo...

Build A Word Phonics Teaching Methodology
Build A Word Phonics By now your child has probably already learned all the letters, but connecting letters into words is still an abstract concept. It takes a while for the child to start writing first two-letter words, then three, four, and so forth. teach your child three basic principles: we write from left to right we write one letter [...]

Build A Word Phonics HOWTO

Build A Word Phonics HOWTO
The main components of the Build A Word Phonics interface are a notepad sheet with the target word written on it either in letters (LEARN modes) or in question marks (PRACTICE and TEST Modes), several scattered letter cards and card slots in a number that matches the number of the letters in the target word. The target word is spelled either [...]
  • School Tool Rhyming Words App Featured in iTunes
    : School Tool Rhyming Words iOS app by @Reks was released only a couple of weeks ago and already featured in iTunes. The app is featured in 155 iTunes markets worldwide. School Tool...
  • Educational Spelling Apps in Classroom
    : @Reks has a number of spelling apps to meet different educational needs. @Reks is a member of MomsWithApps Group (http://momswithapps.com/) hence all @Reks' spelling apps are a part of KnowWhatsInside Program,...
  • Astro Math: Grades K-3
    : Astro Math: Grades K-3 by @Reks is a reliable follow-up resource for common core standardized lessons. The app includes math facts covering kindergarten through 3rd grade school curriculum. By protecting each...
  • FREE Educational Apps
    : Here is a list of FREE educational applications for your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch courtesy of @Reks: 1. Arithmetic Invaders Express: Grade K-2 Math Facts  - FREE 2. Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn...
  • Your Own Spelling List in Memory Game
    : Memory Game Spelling Words by @Reks lets your child memorize spelling words by sight while playing a memory game!  Now you get to create your own spelling list based on any word...
  • All AtReks (@Reks) Apps
    : A list of AtReks (@Reks) educational apps created for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in alphabetical order: App Name Version 1. Astro Math 1.0 2. Abacus in Augmented Reality 1.0 3. Addition: Math Facts Card Matching Game 2.3 4. Arithmetic Invaders Express: Grade...
  • Enjoy Memory Game Spelling Words App
    : Memory Game Spelling Words is an entertaining educational app that offers:  * over 700 spelling words (Dolch's Sight Word List and more) * customized spelling lists * Multiple Word Lists: Short Vowels, Long...
  • Montessori Alphabet Maze iOS Games
    : Two educational iOS games focusing on teaching children to English alphabet were created in the AtReks' app shop. These two applications for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch  are highly fun...
  • Montessori Numbers Maze Apps
    : @Reks has created two educational apps focusing on teaching children to count by 1, 2,3, 5, ... 10 ... in a highly fun and amusing game:  1. Montessori Numbers Maze FREE 2....
  • Build A Word Easy Spelling Now for Visually Impaired Too
    : Build A Word - Easy Spelling - Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel WordsApp for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has been recently updated with a...
  • Learn to Tell Time With Ultimate Edu Features
    : The latest update of Tick Tock Clock - Learn How to Tell Time Using Digital and Analog Clock with Roman and Arabic Numerals in iTunes as of recently.  What's New in...
  • Caboose - Learn Patterns and Sorting with Letters, Numbers, Shapes and Colors
    : The latest Caboose update offers TWO games in one Application for your kindergartener and preschooler: pattern recognition; sorting objects by size and sorting letters/numbers by position. 1. Complete patterns to help @Reks dinosaur travel...
  • Caboose - Bokstäver, Siffror, Former och Färger
    : @Reks goes above and beyond to support Swedish preschool teachers in their effort to use technology in education. It was at least a month long work on creating and translating...
  • Mustermacher im Zug: Sortieren, Ordnen, Logische Reihen
    : Learn to Recognize and Complete Patterns now in German!  *Mach die Muster weiter: Sortieren, ordnen, logische Reihen (Farben, Formen, Zahlen, Buchstaben) *Kinderfreundliches (Winter/Weihnachten) Design; *Richtige Aussprache im Zahlen, Farben,Formen und Buchstaben; *Unterhaltung für unterwegs; *Von...
  • Tick Tack Uhr - Lerne die Uhrzeit mit Digital und Analog Uhren (Learn to Tell Time in German)
    : Kinderfreundliches (Winter und Weihnachten) Design;  Lerne mit Übungs Modus; Spielspaß durch interaktive Quiz Modus; Ballon Spiel nach erfolgreicher Antwort im Quiz Modus; Richtige Aussprache im Zahlen; Unterhaltung für unterwegs; Von einer Sprachwissenschaftlerin und einem Mathematiker entwickelt. Tick...