Sight Words App: The Love Story of Reading and Technology

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Learning how to read can be boring, especially for kids. This is when technology becomes helpful as apps offer enchantment and engagement as they learn new words. Kids are given the chance to read in an enjoyable way as they find the game mechanics and rewards encouraging, making them want to learn and explore more. The aim of incorporating technology in the process of teaching kids is to provide them with a positive learning experience.

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Sight Words App: The Love Story of Reading and Technology Your child can be a strong and confident reader at an early age and at the age of technology. You just need to find the best ways to motivate them and the most effective activities that they should be engaged in. The use of educational apps can be a great way to boost their energy to tackle more challenging words as well as their confidence to become independent learners. Learning how to read can be boring especially for kids. This is when technology becomes helpful as apps offer enchantment and engagement as they learn new words. Kids are given the chance to read in an enjoyable way as they find the game mechanics and rewards encouraging making them want to learn and explore more. The aim of incorporating technology in the process of teaching kids is to provide them with a positive learning experience.

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According to educators teaching sight words to beginners helps them recognize commonly used words faster and easier. Sight words app is a helpful medium where they can learn to read individual words in an accurate and quick manner. Kids can learn by sight without the need to pause and sound out or decode. Sight words are also recognized as high-frequency words. These are the words that generally appear in text which can be presented through games for kids. Apps for sight words develop a child’s essential skills such as auditory memory auditory discrimination visual memory visual discrimination fine motor coordination and concentration. On top of these they learn how to analyze and follow instructions. It can be beneficial to some students while others may learn better through a different approach. Sight Words App As Confidence Builders Do not underestimate the child’s belief in his ability to accomplish a task like the one that he can accomplish with sight words app. It is called the power of self-efficacy. The moment kids envision they can learn a new thing is when they actually begin acquiring a new knowledge. They do not usually believe that they can accomplish something when you tell them they can. They need to do it and feel that they have what it takes to achieve. When Is The Best Time for Kids to Learn Sight Words The most appropriate time for kids to start learning sight words is when they can already name letters. Unlike learning phonics kids are not required to know the sounds of each letter for them to begin learning about sight words. It is important to note though that you should first teach them all the lower-case letters of the alphabet. This will guarantee that they have a strong foundation to make the learning process of learning sight words less complicated.

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According to experts in teaching strategies in person class games are ideal to be used to reinforce lessons rather than introducing new words. When with a group games can cause embarrassment in front of other kids when a child is still struggling with words the others have already mastered. Source: http://parrotfish.com.au/blog/

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