What vocabulary words do you want your students to learn? Luckily, there are a growing number of inexpensive or free mobile available geared towards helping students succeed in the classroom. The following list of mobile apps for vocabulary includes some great recommendations from members of SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community. Take a look, try them out, and let us know what your favorite is by commenting on this post.
Master vocabulary words and literacy skills quicker than ever before.
Quizlet enables you to learn vocabulary words with technology turning an old study standard into flashcards. Create your own custom set of flashcards, or select from millions of flashcard sets already uploaded by other Quizlet users. Plus, students can enhance their studying by adding images and audio to their flashcards, and put their skills to the test with memory games or timed drills.
The motto of Vocabulary.com is, “Look up a word. Learn is forever.” Their goal is to be the quickest, easiest way to learn vocabulary words, and they combine the world’s most updated dictionary with an adaptive learning game that helps your students learn new words. While meant for older students, you could create your own custom word lists to use with younger students as well.
This fun vocabulary word app allows students at the lower elementary level to discover the alphabet, and enrich their vocabulary at the same time! It features each letter of the alphabet separately, along with pictures of various animals or objects beginning with the same letter.
An entire suite of colorful, interactive mobile apps geared towards helping young students learn vocabulary words. Depending on your classroom’s needs, your students could benefit from the Endless Alphabet, Endless Reader, or Endless Wordplay Apps. This suite of literacy apps will have your students engaged and improving their vocabulary in no time.
Students will have so much fun playing with the app, even they won’t realize how many vocabulary words they are learning! This award-winning app includes 9 levels of learning specifically designed to help students learn to read and develop their vocabulary.
Students can use this app to challenge themselves to learn new vocabulary words as they prepare for standardized tests like the SAT, and even compete live against others using the app. This free app is one of the most popular word games on the Google Play and Android markets.
Expand your vocabulary words and learn how to effectively communicate with this simple app. As the app quizzes you on vocabulary, the words get more difficult as you progress, teaching you more and more along the way.
Kuddos to our Teacher Learning Community members for recommending the above apps. So what do you think, can you use any of these with your students? Do you have a favorite that didn’t make our list? Let us hear about it in a comment on this post!