10 of the Best Grammar and Writing Apps for Elementary School Students
At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers. There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, audiovisual, etc. There are apps which improve accessibility for students with different learning challenges, i.e. text to voice, voice to text, etc.
While many of these may be a dream come true for educators, the dizzying array of choices is also a nightmare. Teachers just don’t have time to filter through thousands of apps to find the one that works best for the needs of their students. To help, we started to create curated lists of the best apps in a variety of education related categories. In this installment, we will present the best grammar and writing apps for elementary school students.
- Story Builder– Story Builder is an app from the same company that produces Sentence Builder.
- Write About This– Write About This is an app that addresses all genres of writing throughout elementary school, engaging students and making them feel excited about writing!
- Grammar Jammers– An addictive way for students to learn basic grammar skills.
- Handwriting Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try– Allows students to practice writing numbers and letters on a virtual chalkboard.
- Little Bird Tales– Create simple digital storybooks empowering, even for younger kids.
- No Red Ink– The site uses the students’ self-reported interests to build sentences that pretest, practice, and evaluate students’ grammar knowledge and acquired learning.
- Sentence Builder– Winner of the 2010 IEAR Language Arts App of the Year, Sentence Builder is an app geared toward elementary students.
- Quill– This writing tutorial app makes grammar lessons more meaningful
- Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips– Provides students with engaging grammar tips and tutorials.
- StoryJumper– Storybook creation site that features outstanding support services.
Did we miss any? If so, list them in the comments section below.