Thursday, August 18, 2011

#B2SAppSpecials #promocodes for Monte-Lingual (1 to 10) @montelingual

UPDATE (08/23):  We are extending the promo code giveaway for this app.  See instructions below for how you could win.  Good luck!

Monte-Lingual (1 to 10) ($1.99 | iPad | iTunes App Store) by Continuous Integration Inc. consists of a series of educational games based on the Montessori teaching method to help young children (suggested for toddlers, preschool, & kindergarten) learn how to count.

Video Demo:

Skills Addressed:
  • Number recognition
  • Handwriting (tracing)
  • Counting
  • Counting backwards
  • Skip counting
  • Foreign languages

Activities \ Modes:

  • Discovery mode
  • Match mode
  • Spell mode allows numbers to be displayed in the chosen language 
  • Quiz mode (video demo below) with multiple levels to earn  new marble sets
  • Marbles change color depending upon the quantity according to the Montessori bead stair concept 
  • Multi-touch allows students to learn the concept of skip counting by interacting with more than one marble
  • Ability for students to move marbles back to demonstrate counting backwards 
  • Numbers are clearly pronounced and spoken in the chosen language on each flick 

App Features:
  • Lite, or free, version to try out the app before you buy
  • Well-designed, intuitive, and kid-friendly user interface
  • Multi-sensory (touch, sight, and sound)
  • Based on Montessori teaching methods (bead stair concept)
  • Numerous approaches/modes to learning the same skill, which build upon each other
  • Includes goal setting component
  • Teaches counting in child's native language, but provides opportunity to learn another language
    (English, Spanish, French, or Chinese)
  • Classical background music or customize with your own music library
  • Video demo below of various settings available in the app

Promo Code Giveaway:

The developer has given us 6 promo codes to giveaway.  To win a promo code for Monte-Lingual (1-10) app:

1.  Follow @montelingual on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway "I've entered @montelingual promo code giveaway.  You should too!  #B2SAppSpecials #teachingall"

2.  Like Montelingual on Facebook.  Comment on their wall mentioning the promo code giveaway on the Teaching All Students blog.

3.  Comment below and share a manipulative or method you use to help you child or students understand the concept of counting or skip counting.

Winners be announced Friday afternoon in a comment below.  Good luck!


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