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Reading Raven

About Reading Raven

Reading Raven is an educational app designed to teach young kids reading skills, from pre-reading to reading short sentences, using voice-over instructions and mini-games.

Teacher Review

This app builds reading and spelling skills through a sequence of carefully designed games. This ranges from identifying, matching and tracing letters, to writing, reading and recording words, sentences and very short stories. There are three levels of activities, and five lessons with different themes, which give children lots of opportunities to practice the skills while maintaining a high level of interest. 

Create profiles for your children and track their performance and progress individually. The app has over five extensive lessons with hundreds of fun activities based on various reading levels.

Fun activities include free form letters, sticker rewards, hand-illustrated artwork among others. The best reading app has efficient voice instructions with feedback that reinforces the children to do better every time.

Select the age or go by the reading level to get appropriate materials to perfect your reading skills. It includes a lot of animals from flying penguins to snow monsters to ball balancing seals that will keep your child engaged for sure.

Pros:
  • Very interactive
  • Hundreds of activities
Cons:
  • No progress reports for parents
  • No activity tracking

Key Features: Self-paced | Multiple Child Profiles | Effective Voice Instructions | No ads | Fully customizable by age.

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App Details

Devices

iPhone

Ages

Kindergarten Apps (3-5 Years)

Skills

Communication Skills
Academic Relevance

Safeguarding

In-App Purchases - No

In-App Advertising - No

Publisher

Early Ascent, LLC

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Publisher's Description

Reading Raven is an extremely fun and engaging learn-to-read educational game that provides step-by-step reading lessons designed to help young children build a solid foundation for reading.

FEATURES

  • Self-paced lessons take kids all the way from pre-reading to reading sentences!
  • Eleven types of super fun games/activities that teach critical sub-skills!
  • Fully customizable by age or reading level!
  • Speed and tolerance dynamically adapt to motor control ability!
  • Sticker rewards that reinforce what was learned!
  • No pressure tactics!
  • Extremely effective voice instructions and feedback!
  • Free form letter and word writing!
  • Children can pause and save their progress anytime!
  • Beautiful hand-illustrated artwork!
  • No third party advertising!
  • No external links to social network sites!

With the Reading Raven companion guiding them along, children will go on delightful fun-filled adventures where they will encounter fly eating frogs, caterpillars that turn into butterflies, circus acrobats, ball balancing seals, underwater sea creatures, snow monsters, flying penguins, space robots, rhyming rockets, and much more!

Reading Raven includes the following progression of self-paced educational activities:

Ages 3 and Up

  • Letter matching
  • Letter tracing
  • Letter sounds
  • Word matching

Ages 4 and Up

  • Vocabulary
  • Word beginnings
  • Word building (spelling)
  • Word spotting

Ages 5 and Up

  • Reading aloud using voice recording
  • Word tracing
  • Word groups (rhyming and beginning sounds)

Reading Raven includes five extensive lessons, with hundreds of individual activities in total. Parents and teachers will find the multi-sensory learning games to be a great complement to traditional classroom and home-based reading instruction.

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