It’s that time of year again and students across the country are headed back to school for another year of reading, writing and arithmetic. In preparation for school days packed with learning, parents are hitting the back-to-school aisles in search of bargains on everything from notebooks and markers to clothing and gym shoes.
From now until September 11th, PadGadget is partnering with a host of great developers to offer a series of educational app giveaways for students from preschool to college. Make sure you check back every morning to discover the featured educational related app and Click to Tweet for a chance to win.
Today we have teamed with Pyxwize Software to provide students five and older with a “fantastically simple” iPad spelling app. Simplex Spelling HD‘s foolproof interface and crystal clear narration helped it to earn a 4 out of 5 star rating during a recent PadGadget review.
Simplex Spelling helps kids improve their spelling and reading skills in a fun and interactive way using a unique “reverse phonics” approach to learning. The use of this app is sure to help students improve recognition of high frequency words– directly impacting their reading and fluency levels. Students will also learn spelling rule techniques and receive immediate letter feedback to enhance their understanding and recognize their success.
Simplex Spelling appeals to all types of learners (audio, visual and tactile) and is a great tool for any child learning to spell.
- More than 220 high frequency words
- Each word is spoken and used in a sentence to establish context
- Powerful phonics features help identify sounds and sound out words
- Supports multiple user accounts
- User stats screen lets you identify words that have been mastered and words that require further practice
- Remembers each user’s position in every list, so that you can immediately resume from where you last left off
- Supports upper and lower case letters
- Supports alphabetic and QWERTY keyboard layouts
- Supports US and Canadian English spelling of words
Simplex Spelling HD is available in the App Store for the introductory price of $2.99. You can download it now or enter our iPad app giveaway for a chance to win a free promo code. We have 5 promo codes to give away and entering our contest is easy! Just follow the directions below and maybe you’ll be a winner.
Enter via Twitter in two easy steps
- Follow us on Twitter. You must follow us on Twitter so we can send you a Direct Message if you win. If you aren’t following us, we have no way to contact you directly with your winning code.
- Click on the “Click to Tweet” button below and have our contest message automatically added to your Twitter status box. Then simply click to tweet!
Note: Contest winners can redeem a code on their iPad by following the steps below:
- Go to the App Store.
- Scroll to the bottom of the screen and select the Redeem button.
- Enter your promo code into the pop-up window.
- Tap Redeem in the top right corner of the window.
- Enter your iTunes password when prompted and your app will begin to download.