Social Quest is a social language app developed for older elementary, middle and high school students. Social Quest takes students through a transporting machine into different environments. Feel free to imagine yourself hoping into the DeLorean with Doc and Marty. Social Quest uses narrative about home, school and community situations. It includes questions about what to say, do and infer in a variety of situations. Targeted skills include perspective-taking, conversational maintenance, transitions, gauging others’ reactions, turn taking, problem solving, humor, and greetings. Add your students. Select if they will participate in receptive tasks (given 3 multiple choice options, where two are correct) or expressive language tasks (where the SLP will rate the task as wrong, right or almost correct.) Decide where to transport your students including home, community or school. In this task, the student answers expressively. SLP’s can rate the answer given. In this task, students answer from of a choice of 3 options. I have the settings so that the student must identify two correct answers. Rewards are granted throughout the app. The rewards are tied to social ideas. They can spark great conversation. The report cards feature lets you look into the Hall of Rewards and the Score Reports. Pros: I really like some of the self talk included into this app. It’s a great strategy for our students and I like that the questions directly request those skills. I love the variety of locations for social situations. It’s a great opportunity for discussing that our whole world is social! More than 800 questions are included, which gives it plenty of variety. Cons: I love the variety of difficulty in the app, but think it would be helpful if the stimulus items could be divided a bit. Maybe just into levels with topics appropriate for each. Smarty Ears provided a copy of this app for review. The opinions in this review are mine. Social Quest is currently listed at $14.99 in the itunes store. Enter via rafflecopter below to win a copy! a Rafflecopter giveaway Smarty Ears is also letting me giveaway another one of their apps. The Sunny Articulation Phonology Test is an individually administered assessment tool that takes 4-8 minutes. It is developed for screenings, identification, diagnosis, and follow-up evaluation of articulation for English speaking individuals. I typically use it at the beginning of the year, to reassess progress. This year I have had a few students transfer in and need to switch SLP’s. This is an easy screener that helps me determine where a student is functioning. Smarty Ears is giving away this app, although it’s an app I had purchased myself. Enter via rafflecopter below. a Rafflecopter giveaway
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My favorite Smarty Ears app is Articulate it. I have a few though and have loved them all! I would love to win social quest. I work with students in social groups at the middle and high school level.
April Shuman says
My favorite is Articulate It! It is the only one I have, so I hope that I can get some more and find a new favorite!
The Articulate It! app is wonderful and one of the best articulation apps out there because it includes clusters in addition to each sounds!
Categories Learning Center is their app I use most. Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂
Love articulate it!
My favorite smarty ears app is language adventures.
articulate it! because it has clusters.
Marla Bentley says
Language Adventures! Kids love it.
My favorite Articulate It 🙂
My favorite Smarty Ears app is Articulation Scenes.
Talk It Up says
I like Articulation Scenes!
Nicole Allison says
I use Articulate It with my kiddos. They love picking their avatar :-).
Nicole at allisonspeechpeeps.blogspot.com
Suzanne Hopf says
I don’t have any of the Smarty Ears apps but would love any of them. Especially, Syntax city, PPA or Articulation scenes.
Christina Frenzel says
I recently got my iPad so I don’t have any Smarty Ears apps yet. I think Custom Boards looks awesome.
This looks awesome! This would be great for my kids at school! I don’t have any Smarty Ears apps yet – just got an ipad, and I’m looking for the best apps!
April Shuman says
I love them all! But, my favorite is Articulate It! It keeps my kiddos interested much more than artic cards!
My favorite Smarty Ears app is Articulate it! I love taking it into classrooms or even in the hall to do really quick sessions – no need for pen and paper to keep data!!
I don’t have any of the smarty ears apps yet but syntax city looks amazing I’d love to get one
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