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Looking for an ACCESSIBLE app to teach or reinforce how to use money in real life situations? Money Up is the perfect app for children learning to handle money, kids, teens and adults with developmental disabilities as well as for therapists who work with stroke survivors, those in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, and more.

Money Up was designed by teachers and therapists as a way for people to practice working out how much money they have, if they have enough to purchase the items they need and how much money to give a cashier, all without requiring them to count change. The app’s goal is to help children, teens and adults to acquire or maintain a life skill they need in order to foster independence.

The app currently supports the following currencies:

• Australian dollar
• Canadian dollar
• U.S. dollar
• British Pound
• Euro
• New Zealand dollar
• Singapore dollar

In addition to teaching the ‘Dollar Up’ technique, seven games provide the user with practice using it in the following situations:

• Identifying notes and coins
• How much to pay when shown a price total
• How much to pay when told a price total
• Checking how much money they have
• Working out how much money to hand over
• Paying for items
• Calculating if they have enough money to pay for items

For those who plan to use Money Up in an educational or therapeutic context, we have included many desirable features in the app including:

• Supports iPad Accessibility!
• Support for multiple students or clients
• The ability to customize the app to suit each user’s needs
• Data tracking, including reports that can be shared via email
• For children (or adults!) who want or need a fun break there are two mini games included in the app
• Support for students who's vision is impaired, through the use of high contrast backgrounds (selectable for each student).
• A complete grocery list editor. Choose your own groceries that suit your school.
• Add groceries from the camera roll, or the web via a paste operation.
• Add groceries using the built-in iPad camera.
• Five friendly characters with which to interact!
• Support for both English and Spanish languages

All aspects of Money Up have been designed to make it as accessible as possible and initial feedback from parents, teachers and therapists has been extremely positive:

"The lesson content is the important thing. It really has been useful for us. One student on the money program went from getting nowhere to almost mastering it in a fortnight, and when I asked her, she had been playing it in her free time."

"My [autistic] 16 year old just learned the method in 2 goes. I'm showing his teacher next week!!"

"Smooth design, no glitching, no need for a manual as I was able to get it started and working with the kids in minutes."

Rated at 4.5 Stars by The iMums who think that "Money Up! is a valuable tool to have for those who want to teach their student the dollar up method and help them become more independent".

http://www.theimum.com/2015/08/money-up-learn-how-to-use-the-next-dollar-up-method-by-pkclsoft-review-giveaway/

Rated at 5 Stars by Bridging Apps: "This is a solid and very well thought out app that provides a clean interface, structured/predictable pace, and consistent appearance and feedback with limited distractions, that is very important to students with special needs."

https://search.bridgingapps.org/apps/3968b077-cb3b-b54e-169f-ce44b8c15840

Certified by Teachers with Apps:

http://www.teacherswithapps.com/money-up/

PKCLsoft takes children’s privacy serious. For detailed information on our privacy policy, visit http://www.pkclsoft.com/wp/privacy/

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At PKCLsoft we value your feedback so please email any comments or questions about Money Up to info@pkclsoft.com

What's New

Version 3.5

* Added the 150th anniversary of Confederation $10 note for Canadian users.
* Fixed some visual bugs with the on-screen teachers.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Fantastic app

Sarah DeBellis

This is exactly the app I wished I’d had when I was teaching special ed. It will be invaluable in a special needs setting, and I intend using it with my younger children as they learn money skills. The activities are well planned, and I love the different options that let you customise the app for different students. It is great to see an app with multiple currency options, and to have realistic representation of the notes and coins. The characters are delightful too. Highly recommended.

Good program .

Pins n needles

This program seems to cover something that will help a lot of different groups of people. Lots of folk who are in need of help along these lines can be helped by teachers and carers using this app.

The first copy was good but this has really surpassed it. The graphics are so good. It would be more inviting for those who have a bit less understanding than others. I hope folk will give it a try. Elizabeth

Making learning fun

Von777

A lot of thought has gone into this app and if it doesn't make learning about money for young people easier I would be surprised

Especially when going into a shop to purchase goods, I really love the audio aspect of the app because it developed both hearing and seeing senses

Keep up the great work

Information

Seller
Peter Easdown
Size
126.5 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© PKCLsoft
Price
$24.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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