At Christchurch Primary School students have been using an iPad app called Bluster! to help improve their literacy skills.
Students in years 2,3 & 6 said it was one of the coolest apps on the ipad for learning literacy.
The App which is one of the most used apps at CPS has become very popular with students and staff, who even play it in the staffroom :)
This word matching game develops vocabulary and word understanding for school-aged children, or anyone brave enough to battle the elements.
The aim of the game is to beat the clock, in case the sun. As the sun moves across the screen of the ipad the less time you have to beat the clock!
Pupils can shine bright in single-player mode as they learn and practice important word skills. Match rhyming words, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms, homophones & adjectives.
Pupils have also Collaborate with a friend in team mode. The multi-touch iPad screen allows both players to play simultaneously, so you can work together to weather the vocabulary storm.
• Three different play modes - including two-player action.
• A variety of grade level appropriate content.
• Engaging animated gameplay with sound effects.
• Head-to-head and High Scores tables.
• Plays on the iPad in both landscape and portrait mode.
And best of all its Free!!!