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My Spelling Test



Record word lists in your voice with enjoyable study aid.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

Creating the spelling tests is simple and intuitive. The only way kids can go wrong is if they enter the spelling of a word incorrectly -- the app will not catch misspellings. Test word lists and scores are automatically recorded and easy to find, based on names users give each test.

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There is no objectionable language in the app, but users can record and spell any words they choose.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that My Spelling Test helps kids become their own spelling tutor by recording their voices as they say their spelling words. The app is called Spelling Test by on Android devices. First, the child (or parent, if you want to make sure the word is spelled correctly) types each list word into the app and then voice records the word. Then the app provides a word-by-word test, using the recorded voice as a teacher. Lists are saved and test progress recorded. There is no objectionable content in the app, although any word can be recorded and spelled. First-generation iPod touch users should note that the app requires a microphone in order to record words.

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What's it about?

My Spelling Test walks kids through the process of making the test, step-by-step. First, kids type each list word into the app and then voice record the word. Then the app provides a word-by-word test, using their recorded voice as the teacher. Kids are immediately told if their spelling on the test doesn't match the word they inputted when making the list. The only way kids can go wrong is if they enter the spelling of a word incorrectly when making the test.

Is it any good?

MY SPELLING TEST -- a simple, ingenious study tool -- allows kids to practice for spelling tests on their own as often as they want, once the words are recorded and typed correctly into the app. If a word is misspelled while forming the test, the app will not correct it, so younger kids may need help from parents, but they can still voice record the words themselves. Most older students will enjoy preparing the tests on their own. During tests, the app provides users with immediate accuracy feedback, a method that studies suggest is helpful in spelling success. A progress tracker provides testing feedback and motivation.

Families can talk about...

  • After your kid types in a spelling list, review the list to make sure he or she spelled and pronounced all words accurately.

  • Use the feature on the app that allows tests scores to be emailed to you, so you can stay on top of your child's progress, too.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
Subjects:Language & Reading: spelling
Skills:Self-Direction: academic development, effort, self-assessment
Communication: speaking
Thinking & Reasoning: memorization, part-whole relationships
Pricing structure:Paid
Release date:November 15, 2012
Size:6.70 MB
Publisher:Funflip Studios
Minimum software requirements:iOS 4.3 or later; Android 2.2 and up

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Educator and Parent of a 10, 13, and 16 year old Written byKatjhar April 15, 2015

Best Spelling App

This app simple but versatile app allows you to create spelling tests by typing in words and recording them using your device's microphone. The app stores test results with the date taken and the attempted spelling of incorrect words. It also allows test takers to retake only incorrect words. At this time, there is no ability to save results to different users, however I have managed a workaround, by creating specific tests for each of my children. If they only take their own tests, the results are easily trackable. As well as being functional, it is fun to use. My children argue over who gets to practice first each day!
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