Educational

HangArt

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Published by:

Literary Safari Inc.

Version:

1.1.1

Released:

04. 26. 2016

Size:

56M

Compatible:

2.3.3 and up
2016 Editor's Choice Award, Children's Technology Review, Teachers with Apps Top Pick, Common Sense Media 4-Starred Review, Featured at Geeks with Juniors

HangArt puts a new spin on the much-loved word game Hangman. Play picture hangman with K-3 sight words, then draw your own pictures and record digital stories with your winning words!

Features:
• Play Hangman with 200 K-3 sight words and original, diverse animated illustrations. Sight words drawn from Dolch, Fry, and Teachers College word lists.
• Great for family play, one or two-player mode
• Draw pictures of won words in the Word Gallery using a custom drawing tool, then save, playback, and add to your gallery and device
• Record playable digital stories in the Story Studio.
• Practice handwriting in Letter Tracing Practice mode (which has been updated to improve user experience)
• App features a dyslexic friendly font created especially for use by elementary aged-school children and recognized by Wired magazine as a “font designed to help kids learn to read and write.”
• Sight word game ideal for ESL and ELL
• Kid voiceovers model letters and words and support English Language Learners
• Original music and sound FX by Nickelodeon/ Dora the Explorer composers
• Developed in collaboration with literacy and arts educators
• Reward badges tied to literacy activities of spelling, drawing, and writing.
• Encourage self-evaluation in children with a word self-rating emoji feature (similar to the “pain-scale”)
• Grownups Dashboard offers in-depth analytics grounded in the mindset approach for parents and teachers, including insights on what words kids find to be especially easy or difficult.
• Comprehensive Guide for parents and teachers on how to use the app, with alignment to learning standards, including Common Core State Standards
• No InApp purchases and no Internet required to play
• Classroom and Family Friendly: Reinterprets the traditional “hangman” as a man who hangs from a monkey bar, falling off when you lose a word!

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