Oz Phonics

App Review
Additional Description

The Oz phonics apps are a series of apps which help students to learn and practise early literacy skills. The apps are Australian made and designed to teach beginning literacy skills through step by step activities.

Format iPhone, iPad, Android
Age Range under school, early primary
Motivators noise/auditory, visual
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy
Evidence-based Intervention Highly Structured Supports, Supported Transitions
Targeted Skills Each app in the series focuses on a different stage of early literacy skills. The apps target skills such as: Rhyming words, Listening for sounds in words, Blending and segmenting sounds, Learning consonant blends, Spelling simple words, Phoneme deletion, Identifying vowel sounds, Learning digraphs.
Great For
  • The app follows clear steps to develop early literacy skills and provides a strong foundation for later literacy learning.
  • The app has an Australian voice
  • The app provides structure and support for learning.
Please Consider
  • There are 4 apps in the series and each one must be purchased separately.
  • Each app progresses on from the previous app so the developers recommend working through the apps in a sequence.
Generalise Skills and Knowledge
  • Engage in lots of book-sharing with your child to expose them to the conventions of print.
  • The skills in the app such as identifying rhyming words, or listening to sounds in words can be played in fun games outside of the app.
  • Talk about words and sounds in everyday print such as sounding out words you see in the community.
  • Try creating a personalised sound book by using a scrapbook and making a page for each sound by sticking in pictures from magazines or photos.

Developer: DSP Learning Pty Ltd

Price: 4.49 AUD

Oz Phonics 1 - Phonemic Awareness and Letter Sounds

Customer ratings: (6 ratings)
Category: Education, Educational, Word, Games
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 10.12.2012
Version: 1.4
Size: 63.07 MB
Requirements: iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

One of Apple’s featured Literacy Apps, and in use in 100s of Australian schools, the Oz Phonics app series is Australian made, and designed to build students' literacy skills with a series of step-by-step exercises. Includes both Australian and New...

Screenshots Oz Phonics 1 - Phonemic Awareness and Letter Sounds for iPad

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