Navigation Links
NewsWatch Featured “Whack-a-Word” on National Television
Date:8/23/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 23, 2013

“Whack-a-Word” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and mobile services on the market. Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, shared with viewers how the app can help strengthen children’s reading and spelling skills at an early age.

In an attempt to improve the reading skills of America’s youth, many educators are turning to technology, specifically mobile devices and apps. Reading Horizons, a company that has been teaching children to read since 1984 through a unique phonetics system, created Whack-A-Word, a mobile application that allows students to practice the skills taught in the Reading Horizons software system.

When Whack-A-Word is turned on, children find themselves in a garden and are challenged to spell a word. To spell it, the user must whack moles that pop up with the correct letter. The game has over 300 words that are spread out across three different levels: easy, medium, and hard. Children will find the app fun, educational, and easy to use. Whack-A-Word reinforces Reading Horizons' simplified but award-winning version of phonetic rules that are different from the traditional industry standard.

Whack-A-Word is available for $0.99 on the iPad. To learn more about the game or the Reading Horizons software for spelling, reading, and pronunciation, head to http://www.readinghorizons.com/apps/.

NewsWatch is a weekly 30-minute consumer-oriented television show that airs monthly on the History Channel and weekly on the ION Network. NewsWatch regularly features top technology products, unique and beautiful travel destinations, health tips, medical breakthroughs, and entertainment news on the show. A recent addition to NewsWatch, AppWatch is a weekly segment that provides viewers app reviews and game reviews of the latest and hottest apps and games out on the market for iOS and Android devices.

The show airs in 180 markets nationwide as well as all of the top 20 broadcast markets in the country, and is the preferred choice for Satellite Media Tour and Video News Release Distribution.

For more information or to watch the latest app reviews featured on the show, head to http://www.NewsWatchTV.com/appwatch.html

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/newswatch/whackaword/prweb11054710.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NewsWatch Featured “Nio” on National Television
2. NewsWatch Featured “Maks & Mila”, a Book for Dyslexic Children, on National Television
3. NewsWatch Featured “Holiday Phone” on National Television
4. NewsWatch Featured “CallSnap” on National Television
5. NewsWatch Featured “Fablelane” on National Television
6. NewsWatch Featured Mobile App “Pay Dirt: Treasures of Chichen Itza” on National Television
7. NewsWatch, a National Television Show, Recently Aired a Segment Featuring I, Gladiator, a Popular Swipe Battle Game for iOS Mobile Devices
8. How to Get Speeding Tickets Dismissed in California, a Service by Ticketbust Recently Reviewed by Nationwide Television News Show, NewsWatch
9. NewsWatch Reviews AppTheGame from the Floor of the Consumer Electronics Show with National Tech Expert, Scott Steinberg
10. NewsWatch to Broadcast Live from the Floor of the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 with Tech Expert Scott Steinberg
11. NewsWatch Features Creatoverse, a Sandbox App that Fosters Your Creativity, on AppWatch
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... As health professionals work to improve their approach ... patient is doing more than filling out a survey; in many cases health professionals ... emphasis in health care and research on the importance of active engagement with patients ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Southern ... and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate professor Janice Frueh, ... cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. The SIU School ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some ... at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed ... over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: ... faced every danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From ... Carole is a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The company has developed a ... and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has been ... standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy Free, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ... injectable drug administration, today shared the results of a ... improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study ... in May 2017 by Dr. Ondrej Mach , ... Health Organization (WHO), and recently published in the journal ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... , Oct. 5, 2017  In response to ... Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing recommendations ... to be used as a first-line therapy to ... Recognizing the value ... White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative Pain ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and ... October . PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts ... , by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the ... certain health insurance regulations. ... time to get a flu shot is by the end of October, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: