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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
10 Reading iPad Apps for Your Tutoring Business
Teaching the younger kids to do anything is quite a chore. Although the grasping power of the younger ones is quite good but still it is difficult to have the patience to teach them. This is the main reason why a number of people send their kids to tutoring services. As a result, tutoring services end up teaching the kids how to read mostly. In such a case, it becomes all the more important for the progressive tutoring services to stay abreast with the new technology to stay competitive.
As iPad is making its way in as many hands as it can, the need for the tutoring agencies to find the most effective iPad apps is becoming crucial. There are all kinds of apps available from the app store.
Below is a compiled list of the 10 most effective reading apps for iPad users for their tutoring business:
1.iBook:Apple’s own iBook is the quintessential iPad e - book reader that lets you read your favorite stuff on internet. This app lets you read your favorite books on the go.
2.Amazon Kindle:This much successful product of Amazon has got its iPad app as well. You can create a free kindle account and start reading a huge collection of supported free and paid e books.
3.PocketPhonics:This is a great app for children who want to learn reading. It would be a must have for the tutoring businesses involved in teaching reading.
4.iPlay&Learn:This app is great for kids who are new to reading, writing etc. It can help the kids learn in an effective manner.
5.Reading For Kids:100 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read: This app as the name suggests, would help your kid improve his reading skills.
6.ABC Phonics Animals:This app works like a flash card game with the name of the animals. It comes with carnival like music that the kids would definitely like.
7.How Rocket Learned to Read:This app is an interactive game that has an puppy which helps you learn how to read.
8.The Nook e-reading app:This is another book reading app. It has its own unique features and is worth a try for sure.
9.Press Reader:This is an app which lets you read all the major newspapers.
10.Zinio:This is a magazine reader app with most number of magazines available for reading.
These are the major reading apps that are must haves for a tutoring business.