* * * * Lovie Award Winner * * * * * * * * International Webby Award Honoree 2013! * * * * Animated children’s stories in American Sign Language, narration ...
* * * * Lovie Award Winner * * * * * * * * International Webby Award Honoree 2013! * * * * Animated children’s stories in American Sign Language, narration and captions with language learning games and a vocabulary builder. Stories have been selected carefully to support teachers working to Common Core State Standards and the ECERS-R scale. Children of all ages and abilities will enjoy these books. Educational institutions can get 50% discount when purchasing 20 or more copies of the app through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program for Education. All books include: • engaging high definition presentation, with every story animated • expert American Sign Language translations for deaf and non-verbal children • clear narration, sound effects and specially-commissioned music to entertain and educate hearing children • captions which can be customized by size, color contrast and font style to make reading easier for children and adults with dyslexia • the option to select any combination of sign language, captions and audio • a vocabulary builder and two interactive language learning games to teach children functional and high frequency words WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING... “Signed Stories from some ASL masters!” American Sign Language interpreter, USA “The inviting stories, the active presenters and the colorful graphics make this app a must for children of various ages. I highly recommend this app for classrooms and families alike.” Dawn Andell, Educational Resource Specialist, USA “Thank you for bringing such incredible storytellers to my app world.” Teacher, USA Books in Signed Stories Book Bundle #1 for Schools: The early bird caught the worm, the beautiful swan was once an ugly duckling and the modest turtle won the race - some of life’s best lessons are learned through folk and fairy tales. Little Bo Peep “Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep and doesn’t know where to find them...”. In this new take on the classic tale you’ll find out what the sheep really got up to..! This is a fun story that introduces children to rhyme, repetition and counting. Stone Soup This book introduces the importance of cooperation and community in overcoming problems. It includes subjects that some children may find uncomfortable, for example the villagers say they are poor and hungry, but by working together as a group there is a happy ending for everyone. The Boy Who Cried Wolf This story is a modern version of the Aesop Fable, with simple text and colorful illustrations. It has an important moral - that we should always tell the truth - delivered in a child-friendly and effective way. The Frog Prince This lively retelling brings the traditional tale into the modern world, introducing the themes of sharing, keeping promises and accepting others. Both the frog and the princess start the story with no friends. By sharing and being kind, they find happiness. The Jelly That Wouldn’t Wobble If you’re looking for a story to make children giggle, this book has it all! It’s the princess’s birthday party and she wants her special jelly. But there’s a problem - it just won’t wobble! This story is full of descriptive language to keep children engaged, and at the end we find out that it’s brains not brawn that win the day! The Ugly Duckling “You belong to someone, too. You’ll just have to find them.” In this story the ugly duckling goes looking for his family and comes across a number of other animals on his journey - but they’re not always very nice to him. This story introduces equality to children and encourages them to be accepting of others.
Size: 27.92 MB
Price: $ 23.99
Developed by ITV Broadcasting Limited
Day of release: 2013-08-27
Recommended age: 4+