How to Help Students Practice Letter Recognition

Published On: August 8th, 2017·By ·

This free web app helps students practice letter recognition (all while having a little bit of fun, too).

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, SimpleK12 edtech trainer Monica Burns outlines how to help students practice letter recognition with the free ABC Match web app. This app is perfect for pulling up in front of your room on a projector or interactive whiteboard. You can also use it on laptops, chromebooks, or tablets — whatever type of technology you have available in your classroom.

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Watch as Monica explores this free tool and explains how it works. You'll quickly see how simple it is, which is key for success when utilizing it with younger students. Recognizing letters is key for early literacy, and this fun matching app keeps students practicing until they are fluent.

Can you see yourself using this app in the classroom? Let me know what you think in a comment on this article.

How to Help Students Practice Letter Recognition

Help students with early literacy skills with ABC Match.

Interested in more early elementary resources for your students? Take a look at this highly-rated online training session:

Google Apps and Extensions for Early Elementary Classrooms. Are you looking for ways to incorporate tech into your early elementary classroom? There are a variety of free Chrome apps and extensions that can be used with your Google Chrome browser to enhance lessons and your early elementary classroom. Discover an array of free web apps and extensions that can be used with a range of subject areas including math, science, language arts and more!

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About Our “Letter Recognition” Presenter

Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author

Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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