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Homer - #1 Learn to Read Program

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The Homer Learn-to-Read Program is the most reliable and effective app for teaching your child to read and build advanced knowledge!
Best Reading App for Kids - shown to increase early reading scores by 74%
Try Homer FREE for 30 days! If you don’t love it - cancel anytime.

Cultivate a love of reading in your child today!
- 1,000+ phonics lessons in our groundbreaking step-by-step Homer method for kids age 2-8
- Over 200+ stories in our award-winning library of eBooks
- 200+ Science and History lessons to build advanced knowledge
- Art and Music activities to foster creativity
- Easy-to-use, nurturing, supportive and fun
- 150+ Printable Worksheets, Learning Games and Activities for when screen time is over
- 60 First Readers - your child’s first books they can read on their own!
- Capture magic memories as Homer record’s their first books read for you!

“One of the most comprehensive apps for teaching reading.”
- New York Times

Shown to increase early reading scores by 74%
- The #1 Learn-to-Read Program for kids
- Just 15 minutes a day was shown to increase early reading scores by 74% in a recent study
- 2015 Winner of the Teacher’s Choice Gold Award
- Based on research by Harvard & Stanford professors

"In just six weeks, with no intervention from teachers, students who used Learn with Homer for 15 minutes per day improved the key skills most highly correlated with future reading success. That’s a big deal.”
- Dr. Susan B. Neuman, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, Professor of Early Childhood & Literacy Education, NYU

Try Homer for FREE for 30 days and pay only $7.99 per month after that! If you don’t love it, cancel anytime. Up to four kids can learn on the same account at no extra cost. Cultivate a love of reading in your child with the #1 Learn-to-Read Program for kids, with lessons and games shown to increase early reading scores by 74% in a recent study.

“I'm very impressed with this app, it's well thought out and is one of those rare iPad apps that are both highly educational and really fun… This program is the best value for my family.”
- Leon A., Dad

Throughout 2016, Homer is free to qualified and verified teachers and librarians to support instruction with progress tracking for up to 32 individual students. A recent study showed using Homer 15 minutes a day over a 6 week period nearly doubled scores on the Test of Preschool Early Literacy, making it perfect for whole and small-group instruction, resource rooms and libraries as the most reliable and effective app for teaching a child to read.

“I have LOVED having this wonderful resource right at my fingertips! … The content is rich and correlates with what the students are learning. I have had several teachers ask me about how they can use it in their classrooms! Everyone is so impressed, including the kids!”
- Amanda H., Elementary School Teacher

Membership Options:
- The user receives 30-days free upon beginning membership
- Membership options include monthly (7.99/month) or yearly (79.99/month - 16% discount)
- Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase
- Like all other Apple subscription apps, Homer cannot use family sharing to share subscriptions across family members
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
- Account will be charged $7.99 for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period
- The user may manage subscriptions & turn off auto-renewal by going to Account Settings after purchase
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- Contact for help

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What's New in Version 3.6.1

We fixed a bug that messed up the parent settings!

Last Update:

We have a great new summer update for you!
• Brand new PLANES pathway creating a focused learning experience for children about flying machines.
• We’ve given the Wickles a makeover (and added new costumes!)
• Improvements for our beloved educators, making the classroom experience easier.
• Chinese localization.
• You can now download all lessons at once in Settings->Manage Content.
• General performance improvements and bug fixes.


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Customer Reviews

My son lovesssss it

I really wish homer would sell the bird plushie that my son's wickle has. He keeps drawing pictures of his wickle and the plushie and asked for one for his birthday. He seriously loves homer the bird so much, when he go outside and he sees birds he names them Homer, Molly, Susan, etc and then proceeds to tell me about what he learned. Some imaginations! 😳Anyway this app is worth every penny because I know he's learning and he's identifying the world around him. Let's hope he doesn't ask for a pet bird!

This learning system is TOP notch

My grandson has a learning disability and Homer has helped him immensely. This app literally changed his life. It made learning so easy for him - other apps just made him want to play games and not learn anything. He uses homer more than that pokego game. As a grandma I am so impressed and so happy! I bought him an iPhone so he could learn even when grandma is not around. Happy smiles all around 😅😅😅😅

Camp Homer Planes

I had to write in because my daughter is so delighted with Camp HomerPlanes! She loves the flying videos -- repeats the lessons to see them again and again. She loves "Show What You Know." She is so proud of getting the right answers! She will be taking a plane trip soon and this is a wonderful way to excite her about upcoming travel. How lucky we are to have Learn With Homer in our lives!

Homer - #1 Learn to Read Program
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.6.1
  • Size: 359 MB
  • Languages: English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
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Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 5 and Under

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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