Response to Intervention (RTI) and Smarty Ears apps

Response to Intervention (RTI) is becoming common place in schools. However, many SLPs are having difficulty determining how to serve that role. Smarty Ears apps can help fill that niche. Below are several ways to use many Smarty Ears apps on your devices for RTI.

 Universal Screenings:

The Common Core Early Language Screener (CCELS) is ideal for discovering where the breakdown of basic kindergarten skills occurs in Kindergarten and First grade students. The CCELS is based on Common Core State Standards for kindergarten language skills. Grade: PreK-1.

The Profile of Phonological Awareness (Pro-PA) is perfect to see if struggling readers have phonological awareness, a basic component of early reading skills. Grade: Prek-3.

The Sunny Articulation Phonology Test is a powerful tool for progress monitoring or mass screenings. Quick and easy to administer, the information it provides is detailed and useful. The app allows for in-app recording which is useful for monitoring improvement. Grade: PreK- 8.

Articulation:

Articulate it! is the go-to app for articulation help. This app is easy to use and includes words and phrases. Easy to read data makes progress monitoring easy. Grade: PreK-6.

R Intensive is a go-to app for /r/ therapy. This app targets both pre- and post-vocalic /r/ in words, phrases, and sentences. Grade: K-5.

Minimal Pairs Academy is specifically designed for the student with multiple speech errors. This app teaches not only the correct production of sound, but discrimination between sounds and phrase completion. Grade: PreK-4. ,

Articulation Scenes is a creative way to work on sound production in words, phrases, and paragraphs. This fun app includes a feature allowing students to record their own stories to continue speech practice. Grade: PreK-6.

Speech Trainer 3D Not quite sure how to teach a sound? This app provides a visual representation for vowels and consonant production. Grade: PreK-8.

Language:

Is That Silly can be used to increase expressive language skills focusing on silly/not silly situations. This app can be used for increasing attention to detail as well as identifying real/pretend situations. Grade: PreK-3.

Categories Learning Center works on language comprehension through building vocabulary, semantic relationships, and language processing. This app will help with word finding, memory, and expressive language. Grade: PreK-4.

Adjective Remix­­­­­­ targets vocabulary building for descriptive words. Students need to identify which picture best matches the auditory stimulus. Grade: K-3.

Preposition Remix is an interactive way to learn prepositions. Grade: K-3.

Fun and Functional is designed to assist students with language comprehension. By improving vocabulary, associations, and descriptors this app assists in acquiring verb-based vocabulary. Grade: K-3.

iPractice Verbs is a fun way to target verbs. The app allows practice of present, present progressive, and past tense verbs in word, phrase, and sentence levels. Grade: K-3.

Syntax City is an encompassing app to work on challenging grammar such as regular/irregular plurals, irregular past tense verbs, was/were, has/have, he/she, and is/are. This app allows these basic syntax skills to be honed in a fun way. Grade: K-4.

Language Empires is a fun way to encourage vocabulary, figurative language, and answering WH questions (why, which, and how). Grade: 3-8.

Language Adventures is a new take on a classic board game. Up to four players can work on higher language skills such as antonyms, synonyms, categories, inferencing, multiple meaning words, and WH Questions.  Grade: 3-8.

Social Quest is designed to increase positive social communication while teaching language comprehension and expression using real-world situations in the home, school, and community. The app is a way to work on social skills, understanding humor, problem solving, and social scripts. Grade: 3-9.

Reading Comprehension:

Fun and Functional is designed to assist students with language comprehension and reading skills. By improving vocabulary, associations, and descriptors this app assists in acquiring verb-based vocabulary. Identifying the use of and describing items are elements of reading comprehension. Grade: K-3

Go Togethers is an easy way to work on semantic relationships to build vocabulary associations and word retrieval.  Improving vocabulary aids in language comprehension and reading skills. Grade: K-3.

Language Empires is a great way to work on reading comprehension skills such as sequencing, inferencing, and predicting. Grade: 3-8.

Language Adventures is a new take on a classic board game. Up to four players can work on higher language skills such as antonyms, synonyms, categories, inferencing, multiple meaning words, and WH Questions.  Grade: 3-8.

Vocabulary:

Categories Learning Center works on language comprehension through building vocabulary, semantic relationships, and language processing. This app will help with word finding, memory, and expressive language. Grade: PreK-4.

Go Togethers is an easy way to work on semantic relationships to build vocabulary associations and word retrieval.  Improving vocabulary aids in language comprehension and reading skills. Grade: K-3.

Adjective Remix­­­­­­ targets vocabulary building for descriptive words. Students need to identify which picture best matches the auditory stimulus. Grade: K-3.

Language Empires is a fun way to encourage vocabulary, figurative language, and answering WH questions (why, which, and how). Grade: 3-8.

Language Adventures is a new take on a classic board game. Up to four players can work on higher language skills such as antonyms, synonyms, categories, inferencing, multiple meaning words, and WH Questions.  Grade: 3-8.

Behavior:

That’s How I Feel is designed to teach students the vocabulary of emotions. This app includes appropriate intonation for each feeling to help students understand the range of emotions. This app will also allow students who are beginning intervention for behavior to express themselves. Grade: PreK-2.

Social Quest is designed to increase positive social communication while teaching language comprehension and expression using real-world situations in the home, school, and community. The app is a way to work on social skills, understanding humor, problem solving, and social scripts. Grade: 3-9.

 Spanish:

Adjetivos Remix targets vocabulary building for descriptive words in Spanish. Grade: K-3.

Spanish Artik includes all the consonants in the Spanish Language. It allows speaking children to practice their sounds. Grade: PreK-5.

Data Management:

Therapy Report Center is designed to compile all the data reports from all the Smarty Ears apps for each student in one easy to use place.  Progress notes and images can be added easily to ensure up-to-date information for each student. Input students in TRC and export them to any compatible Smarty Ears app.

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