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Description

***** a MUST app for sight words

Developed in cooperation with educators, Say It Sight Words is the ONLY app in the app store that provides an independent learning opportunity for students developing sight word (high frequency word) mastery that is both fun and engaging.

Unique features:
•Siri-like speech recognition – students can say the word, and get automatic feedback.
•Create custom word lists quickly without having to record your voice using the built-in text-to-speech feature.
•More card lists – the lists most teachers use. Thirty five card lists containing over three thousand words.
•Practice spelling sight words with a simplified QWERTY keyboard to meet new core competency requirements (some states only)
•A space age game of “hangman” that challenges the student to identify the word that is spoken.
•Universal app - works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod!

Other Features:
•No adds or in-app purchases.
•Elimination Mode: Correct cards get temporarily eliminated so the student can focus on the words they are struggling with.
•Cards can be sorted randomly or alphabetically.
•Customizable settings allow you to adjust the application for the students skill level
•Adjustable flashcard timer allows the student to practice as though they were being tested.

Card Lists Included:
Alphabet, Dolch First, Dolch Irregular, Dolch Pre-primer, Dolch Primer, Dolch Second, Dolch Third, Fry 100, Fry 200, Fry 300, Fry 400 ,Fry 500 ,Fry 600 ,Fry 700 ,Fry 800 ,Fry 900 ,Fry 1000, Dolch Read Words Red, Dolch Read Words Orange, Dolch Read Words Yellow, Dolch Read Words Green, Dolch Read Words Blue, Dolch Read Words Violet, Dolch Read Words Scarlet, Dolch Read Words Pumpkin, Dolch Read Words Goldenrod, Dolch Read Words Mint, Dolch Read Words Turquoise, Dolch Read Words Lavender, Dolch Read Words Bronze, Dolch Read Words Silver, and Dolch Read Words Gold.

NEW International Word Lists - Australia:
AUS: Oxford List, AUS: Oxford Plus 100, AUS: Oxford Plus 200, AUS: Oxford Plus 300, AUS: Oxford Plus 404

NEW International Word Lists - United Kingdom:
UK: Reception Year, UK: Year One and Two, UK: Year Four and Five, UK: Essential 100, UK: High Frequency 100 .UK: High Frequency 200 ,UK: High Frequency 300

 $0.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Nov 12, 2012 (over 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Sep 20
2016
(Current)
Version 3.4

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- Fixed issue with microphone not working in iOS10

Feb 01
2016
Version 3.3

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- Fixed a bug that caused speech recognition to fail the first time the app was launched on iOS9
- Improved startup time

Jul 17
2015
Version 3.2

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- Updated word lists
- Fixed bug that was prevented removing words with apostrophes from custom word lists

Jan 13
2015
Version 3.1

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- "Say It' voice recognition is now more accurate
- When using "Say It" voice recognition, you no longer need to wait while the app calibrates before the flash cards start.
- Bug fixes

Jan 04
2015
Version 3.0

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- "Say It' voice recognition is now more accurate
- When using "Say It" voice recognition, you no longer need to wait while the app calibrates before the flash cards start.

Nov 11
2014
Version 2.9

Bug fixes: Resolved issue where some homophones would not be counted as correct answers. Resolved issues where in some cases words would be spoken aloud after the respective game was ended.

Oct 06
2014
Version 2.8

- Fixed screen scaling issue on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
- Added nine new word lists: Read Words Scarlet, Read Words Pumpkin, Read Words Goldenrod, Read Words Mint, Read Words Turquoise, Read Words Lavender, Read Words Bronze, Read Words Silver, and Read Words Gold.

Nov 08
2013
Version 2.7

* Fixed bug in iOS5 that was preventing the SAVE and RECORD buttons from responding when editing custom word lists.

Nov 05
2013
Version 2.6

* The "robot voice" has been replaced by a professional voice actress. The words are now clearer and easier to understand.

* Fixed a bug that was causing the app to crash in iOS 5/6 when new words were added.

Oct 18
2013
Version 2.5

* The words you record yourself always take precedence over the built in recorded voice
* In the typing / spelling game, a point is only awarded if the entire word is spelled correctly.
* Updates to graphics

If you have a question, problem, or suggestion please do not leave them as app reviews – please contact us at support@kidonkadonk.com

Oct 03
2013
Version 2.4

- Fixed bug preventing saving and recording new custom flash cards in iOS 7.01 and 7.02
- Updated for iOS7.
- Added the ability to toggle a card’s “favorites” status from inside the app settings. Select settings, then “Built-In Flash Card Lists.” Select a list, and use the “favorites” column on the right to toggle the card’s “favorites” status.
- Added the option to record and use your own voice when creating custom flash card lists.

If you have a question, problem, or suggestion please do not leave them as app reviews – please contact us at support@kidonkadonk.com

Sep 27
2013
Version 2.3

- Updated for iOS7.
- Added the ability to toggle a card’s “favorites” status from inside the app settings. Select settings, then “Built-In Flash Card Lists.” Select a list, and use the “favorites” column on the right to toggle the card’s “favorites” status.
- Added the option to record and use your own voice when creating custom flash card lists.

If you have a question, problem, or suggestion please do not leave them as app reviews – please contact us at support@kidonkadonk.com

Jun 20
2013
Version 2.2

Please note: this update will erase any custom card lists you have created.

What’s new in version 2.2:

• Simplified the flashcard user interface based on whether the “Say It” feature is enabled or disabled. Added new device specific in-game instruction screens.
• Select more than one word list – up to ten maximum.
• New “pause” button in the game modes that have timers allows the timer to be paused without allowing the student to see the word or words they are working with while the timer is paused.
• Browse the “favorites” card list and contents of custom word lists from the settings page.
• Added twelve new international word lists (Australia and the UK).
• Fixed a bug that sometimes caused cards to vanish until the flashcard drill was restarted.
• Added quick access to the flashcard list selection screen by touching the list display in the app menu.

If you have a question, problem, or suggestion please do not leave them as app reviews – please contact us at support@kidonkadonk.com

Mar 22
2013
Version 2.1

• Fixed bug preventing the deletion of custom cards
• In-list homophones removed during typing game
• Minor visual improvements

What’s new in version 2.0:

• More accurate speech recognition
• New game: Typing - allows students to practice spelling words and typing skills using a simplified keyboard.
• Microphone volume indicator to give visual feedback to students that lets them know how loud they are speaking
• New "carousel" menu and other visual enhancements.
• Improved localization for German

Please send questions or comments to support@kidonkadonk.com

Mar 14
2013
Version 2.0

Note: If you are updating from a previous version of the app, your custom word lists will be deleted.

• More accurate speech recognition
• New game: Typing - allows students to practice spelling words and typing skills using a simplified keyboard.
• Microphone volume indicator to give visual feedback to students that lets them know how loud they are speaking
• New "carousel" menu and other visual enhancements.
• Bug fixes.
• Improved localization for German

Dec 07
2012
Version 1.2.0

• Use iTunes to share card lists
• Six new built-in card lists
• Eight more customizable card lists
• Improved speech and speech recognition

Nov 27
2012
Version 1.01

Words that sound the same but are spelled differently are not presented together.

Custom Word List One can be added to any other card list. This provides a quick and easy way to extend the built in word lists.

Improved localization

New graphics and animation

User Interface improvements

Nov 13
2012
Version 1.0

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