The Purple Frog app (Free at the time of purchase, through AppAdvice) was a great app to start of the year in Kindergarten. After introductions and classroom agreements during the ICT class, Kindergartners heard and watched the story of the Purple Frog via the Read To Me option, flipping through pages to learn about friendship and acceptance. After the story, students had an opportunity to play with some toys in the classroom modelling friendship and sharing.
In the Read It Myself mode, students can tap each word to spell the word letter by letter. However, at this point, the app does not spell the words phonetically.
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