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How Do You Know? for iOS

By Lynn Epstein $4.99

Developer's Description

General Information Objective: How do you know? app uses over 500 pictures and questions to engage students in critical thinking skills. Children will build and strengthen their language and inferential skills by identifying and labeling visual clues and key details to explain how they know the answer! See How it Works for a step by step guide through the features.A tutorial section called Lets Talk About It is included. The Lets Talk About It section provides educators, SLPs and parents the opportunity to explicitly teach inferential and critical thinking skills using concrete examples, language frameworks, and strategies to identify relevant and non-relevant information. Studies reveal that critical thinking skills, like making inferences, are essential to meet core curriculum standards and to understand what's going on in both the classroom and social situations. (Daniel et al 2005) How Do You Know targets the following language goalsQuestion comprehension: who, what, where, when & how Verbal reasoning strategies to make inferencesCritical thinking skills to distinguish key detailsBuild Vocabulary and semantic knowledgeUse pictures to build concept imageryRecognize and label associated vocabularyPractice reading comprehension at sentence levelVerbal Reasoning SkillsTeachers, Parents & Therapists Favorite Features!Lots of content; Over 10 categories: oPlaces, Activities, Weather, Emotions, Conditions & State of Being, People & Occupations, Animals, Time, Events, Holidays, Geography oItems within each category are randomized Data collection with percentages for both Wh-questions & How questions Different levels of difficulty using or fading audio and visual promptsA Study Guide and tutorial section called Lets Talk About It!Email reports and share results with parents, teachers, & therapists100 name capacity; edit to add/delete namesA "Read to Me" option; audio on/offPractice reading at phrase & sentence levelReinforcement; encouraging audio feedback for correct & incorrect responsesListen Again buttonDeveloped by a certified SLP with over 28 years of clinical experienceAbout the author: Lynn Epstein, MS, ASHA certified speech language pathologist with over 28 years of clinical experience in child language and communication development. How Do You Know? app is based on successful strategies and lessons used with thousands of students to strengthen communication and verbal reasoning skills.Lynn Epstein can be contacted at Howdoyouknowapp@gmail.comOr Follow instant therapy ideas at #MissLynnSLP_______________________________________Related ResearchHow Do You Know? App is an effective tool to practice inferential skills and critical thinking. Verbal reasoning and critical thinking are necessary skills for meeting core curriculum standards and competence across the curriculum. Students engaged in critical thinking must make associations that connect problems with their

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What's new in version 1.5.0

(a) A new "Let's Talk About It" mode which features a tutorial/study section; questions with no written answers. This section can also be used as a pre/post test with students with correct/incorrect buttons for manual scoring. (b) "Info" page on the home screen.(c) "How to Use" page in 'Start' and 'Settings'. (d) Fixes to audio playing back multiple times when pressed quickly to "Listen Again".(e) Fixes to 'Random Category', and questions being randomly chosen for each category.(f) Fixes to report button responsiveness.


Release June 12, 2016
Date Added July 26, 2014
Version 1.5.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone3gs, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g


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