Sonoma County Office of Education published online a list of recommended spelling apps. @Reks is proud to announce that Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words Application was one of the offered spelling applications for iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch.  Check out their list of recommended apps:


Build A Word Easy Spelling application not only lets you create your own spelling words (type in and record your voice), but it also lets you share your spelling lists by e-mail with anyone who has one of the following @Reks’ spelling apps:

1. Build A Word – Easy Spelling – Learn to Spell Sight Words, Long Vowel and Short Vowel Words

2. Build A Word Express – Practice spelling and learn letter sounds and names (FREE with in-app purchase)

3. Classroom Spelling 

All three apps help you track your students’ progress individually. Other app features include:

►audio and/or visual prompt
► PROFESSIONAL narration or child’s narration
► three modes: Learn, Practice and Test (quiz)
► upper or lower case letters
► optional Montessori-style color coding of vowels and consonants
► immediate sound feedback heard upon tapping the correct/incorrect letter
► positive reinforcement lowers affective filters making learning a more engaging and enjoyable process
► focus is put on letter recognition, word recognition, as well as on word/letter association
► ACCESSIBILITY options to for VISUALLY impaired and those struggling with fine motor skills
► option for custom made features for special needs students
►Child proof SETTINGS button (press and hold)