Click on "Blog" in the menu to see all posts
A fantastic card game that let’s you compose original musicLearn More
Age level: Early Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School Description: Artgig Studio is one of those app companies that has earned my complete trust. I’ve written about Drive About before, and I use Mystery Math Museum and Marble Math all the time with my students. So I got pretty excited when I learned they were introducing a spelling app. Mystery Word Town works much the same way that Mystery Math Museum works. The goal of the game is to work your way through the town and find all the missing gold, while also catching the outlaws who stole it. To enter different rooms in each building, the player must spell a word. It’s a simple concept, but the motivating story line allows for lots of spelling practice within the game. Skills & Modifications: The game offers some built-in modifications, including three different levels of play and options for audio hints. I love this because it allows students with autism (or any student, really) I higher level of independence when playing the game. Spelling – The game is specifically designed to practice spelling skills, and it does a beautiful job with this. Prior to playing the game, your learner should be able to easily recognize letters and spell C-V-C words. Scanning – This is a great way for working on scanning skills, as students must simultaneously scan each room for letters and for pieces of missing gold. Orientation – Mystery Word Town also helps students practice the skill or orienting themselves within the building. It’s helpful for them to remember which rooms they’ve been and which floors of the building they’ve been through. If this...Learn More
Go to http://samblanco.com/services/ to learn more.