Bookleveler Bookleveler helps quickly and easily find appropriate leveled content for young readers. App users can scan the ISBN barcode of a book or search for content by title and/or author to appropriately level and store that content based on their in-classroom experience. This is a free app, compatible with the iPad, iTouch, and iPhone. This app is suitable for parents and educators who are looking for grade-appropriate reading materials for their student or child. This app can be used by parents in a library setting when helping their child select their reading material, and by an educator when creating a CBM/CBA, or when selecting grade-level material for lessons.
Bookster Bookster is a read-along storytelling app that reads to students, records and plays their voices, and teaches vocabulary. After the student listens to the story read to them, the student can read the story aloud and record their voices. They can play back the story and listen to their pronunciation, annunciation, voice, and rhythm, receiving immediate feedback. This is a free app, compatible with the iPad, iTouch, and iPhone. Bookster is suitable for educators and parents looking for additional materials to supplement reading for their child or student. This app may be particularly useful for students struggling with fluency issues. Bookster may help build students' confidence and increase reading motivation.
Book Creator Book Creator allows students, parents, or teachers to write and illustrate their own books from start to finish. The creator is provided with a basic template for their book, and the rest is left up to their imagination. The app is incredibly user-free and easy to use. Book Creator costs $4.99 and is compatible with the iPad. This app is suitable for educators and parents in a variety of settings. Teachers may be able to use this app as a motivator for students, or as a tool to assist with a project where the child is instructed to write their own book. Parents may also use this app as a motivator for their children who like to write and use their imagination, but may also create their own stories that may appeal specifically to their children.