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High scores on the critical reading sections of standardized tests like the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE and LSAT, require a strong working vocabulary. The best way to achieve that, is through years of reading a wide variety of challenging materials. But if you haven't got time for that now, try this app.
SuperKids' SAT Vocab app provides a fun and easy way to master 365 of the most commonly encountered words on this test.
SuperKids' users agree:
o "Lots more fun than memorizing a stack of flashcards."
o "Beats lugging that giant book around with me and looking like a nerd."
o "Effective and efficacious."
SuperKids.com's educational software experts have reviewed thousands of programs since 1995. Their teams of parents, teachers, and kids have been exposed to the best, and the well, not-as-good in educational technology. They know what works, and what doesn't, and their word is trusted by a million visitors/month.
Here, in SuperKids SAT Vocabulary, they have created an effective quick-study app for the iPhone that can be used for a few minutes at a time while on the go, or in extended sessions.
This app provides a coordinated review and game pair that makes expanding your vocabulary easy and fun. Students use interactive flash cards to learn and review, and then practice their knowledge in a game of hangman. These elements activate different learning centers in the brain, and utilize active study and immersive recall techniques to improve memory acquisition and retention.
Special features include:
- definitions, synonyms, and a usage example for each word
- bi-directional learning: words to definitions, definitions to words
- learn in monthly sets
- automatic missed word tracking and review
- high score tracking for each player
- email report card and study review
- game position and status memory
Words included in this app are based on the SAT vocabulary set honed by millions of users of SuperKids.com's online tools over the last ten years.
A strong vocabulary is an essential element of understanding and communication. Use this app to give your child the linguistic foundation to achieve their potential, and become a SuperKid at school and beyond.
Questions or suggestions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org And be sure to check out our growing family of educational products in the iTunes App Store.
Not bad. .
I'm not too impressed, especially since I paid for it, but the app isn't terrible. The graphics could be made much cleaner, and the design could be more attractive, but it is a good study tool. If parts of speech and synonyms could be added, this app would be five stars.
Excellent word set for both SAT prep and practical use. I prefer the Flash Card mode for learning the word definitions, although the Hangman mode is pretty fun and a nice way to reinforce spelling.
Excellent study tool
This is a great app for studying for the SAT. Practicing once a day is really easy, so why not be prepared
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- Category: Education
- Released: Feb 27, 2010
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 0.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: SuperKids
- © Knowledge Share LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.