Word Wheel: Short Vowels by Teknos Interactive LLC (Universal)
Released: Nov 21, 2013
Version: 2.3
Size: 26 MB
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Word Wheel: Short Vowels

Teknos Interactive LLC
- 5/5 Stars by the The iPhone App Review
- Featured as 'Noteworthy' by TeachersWith Apps
- Member of Moms with Apps, Know What's Inside
- Over 35k units downloaded, with 18k by schools!

Word Wheel is a fun, educational app that guides children in learning phonics, short vowels, and consonants. Recognizing beginning consonant/consonant blend sounds and short vowel sounds is an important step in learning to read. This application offers an interactive learning experience, coupled with a quiz mode that reviews words they have learned. Word Wheel is kid tested and kid approved!

- 170 words consisting of over 30 vowel combination groups
- Colorful and kid friendly artwork for each word
- Word pronunciations by an actual person
- Progress is recorded as children are challenged to earn stars and master words.
- User accounts that makes this perfect for a classroom, with support for up to 45 on iPad, and 30 on iPhone.
- Guided Mode allows stars to be awarded manually
- Customizable quiz length
- Choose between upper case, lower case, or mixed case letters
- Fully mastered words can be hidden to assist concentration on remaining words
- A fun drawing activity is offered after each quiz or 5 minutes of interaction in Pick a Vowel or View All Words

- "Simple app that fills a void" - TeachersWithApps

- Rated 5/5 Stars by The iPhone App Review - "Both parents and teachers should find Word Wheel: Short Vowels to be an invaluable learning resource that’s both fun to use and educational."

"Once they see, and hear, how the sounds blend together with an image they can identify with, there is no holding them back." - BestAppsForKids.org

"Features like these make the app a fun and engaging educational game that will help kids improve their reading!" - AutismPluggedIn.com


As a MOMs with Apps member, we follow the

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We care about your child's privacy.
Privacy Disclosure:
- Does not contain 3rd party ads.
- Does not share any data.
- Does not track your child's location.
- Does not contain In-App purchases.
- Does not contain links to social media.
- Does not contain push notifications.

Please send your suggestions to support@teknosinteractive.com. Your feedback is always appreciated!

What's new in version 2.3
iOS 8.1 Bug Fixes
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Word Wheel: Short Vowels is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + It is currently 33% off its regular price.
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