Get Kids Excited About Reading with HOMER Reading

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HOMER Reading: Learn to Read

Interactive app engages beginning readers of diverse learning styles

Pros: High-interest stories and activities have embedded, personalized step-by-step lessons.

Cons: Emphasis mainly on alphabet and phonics with little attention to comprehension.

Bottom Line: Top-notch phonics program effectively balances and guides students through stories, activities, and games.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

By Common Sense Education

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