Spell Better vs Phonics Genius by Alligator Apps

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Spell Better

Category: Apps for Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities
Industries: Education

Pricing

$9.99 to try

Spell Better Premium-$14.99

Volume Purchase Program (VPP) for Education-$24.99 per unit

Phonics Genius by Alligator Apps

Category: Apps for Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities
Industries: Education

Pricing

$0.99

20M+ Downloads
5/5

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Spell Better reviews

Typing isn't very responsive This works OK if using the word prediction but it seems to lag when typing out the words - very frustrating! I would like to see this improved so I can use it more with students at school! February 14, 2014 update. This new update definitely improves the speed and the lagging is not there anymore. Thank you! I have another request. I noticed the words are only spoken if chosen from the word bank. Can you make it so the words are also spoken when the individual types in the word rather than using the word bank?

- NOVAOTRL , 02/15/2014

This app for iPad has it all: spell check, word prediction, text-to-speech capabilities, and a dictionary. Generating written output is a snap with Spell Better, and sharing documents is easy, too. Even weak spellers with developing typing skills will benefit from this well-designed app.

- The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education. New York, NY.

Since they are able to devote more of their attention to the content, learners using this app are able to increase the length and depth of their writing.

- Angela McDurmon, Instructional Technology Specialist

Phonics Genius by Alligator Apps reviews

I love how there are many pronunciations and a speaker. The bad thing is every time I play a record of my voice, the speaker's volume is smaller

- Samthelamb1233 , 07/31/2017

Earning Points For Play Would Help hold the interest of my 6 year old son. The content is spot on (5 Stars)and there could be loads of learning going on here if my son were even just a little more engaged by earning something! Haha! Anything —Stars, points, cash to by some virtual something...he like to win things. While great content the game application of finding the right word of six words just drones on with the words, great, perfect or good job. Cool sounds would also add to raising the engagement factor as well. Great app just need some swagger to engage a savvy audience!! Engagement score (1 Star) combined with content score (5 stars) to come up with a total rating of 3

- Star_101✨ , 04/11/2018

Good but needs improvements It’s very helpful. However, the words change by touching the screen. This limits us to cover and teach the kids letter by letter. The words accidentally change by a gentle screen touch. It’s very annoying and limits all the good things about this app. Adding one option to change the words by screen sliding than touching will greatly help.

- Darahsagi , 01/02/2018

Pros & cons

Spell Better

Pros
Helps reluctant and struggling writers get started
Builds confidence and improves self-expression
Leaves lasting improvements in core spelling and grammar skills

Phonics Genius by Alligator Apps

Pros
Easily customizable
it helps kids recognize phonics to decode words and build reading skills

Cons
Doesn't include some common letter combinations essential for beginning readers.

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