This colorful, educational vocabulary App for the iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® has all 56 illustrated picture flash cards (plus audio of each card text) from the Name That Category! Fun Deck® by Super Duper® Publications. Select the cards you want students to see, and have them fill in the blank to practice describing, categorizing, and organizational skills. The prompts include fill-in-the-blank statements like, “A car, bike, and train are ___.” and “A sandwich, pizza, and French fries are ___.”
This App is simple to use — each student looks at an illustration, and either reads the prompt or touches the screen to listen to the prompt. The student then gives a verbal response. After each answer, tap the green (correct) or red (incorrect) button to score the student’s verbal response. Move to the next card by sliding the card currently on the display screen to the side. To move to the next player, tap the bar at the top of the screen and select a name. You can also advance cards and players automatically by selecting the Auto-Advance option in the Game Options menu. You can leave a game temporarily and return to it later by selecting Pause Game from the menu. To return to the game, select Continue Game from the main menu. When you finish, view the results in a graph, and print or email your data.
Name That Category! Fun Deck® App lets you:
• Use the app in portrait or landscape orientation.
• Select all 56 cards or just the ones you want students to see.
• Track correct and incorrect responses for an unlimited number of players.
• Advance players and cards manually or automatically.
• Receive feedback for incorrect and/or correct responses
• Discontinue game play and continue at any time.
• View results in a graph and see which questions a player missed during a session.
• Print, E-mail and share your results.
Updated for iOS 8 and iOS 9
Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
I like the pictures in the categories. However, I didn’t like that iT doesn’t provide the correct response to the student.
As an elementary school English as a second language teacher, I love Super Duper Fun Decks. Pictures are an indispensable tool for learning language. The pictures in this Fun Deck are a springboard for language production and comprehension. Teachers can use the images in conjunction with a sentence frame in order to structure and extend the students' responses. Sometimes I project the "card" from the iPad onto a screen and we play as a whole group. Other times I use the app to work with a smaller group of students so I can closely monitor their language production and listen to them explain their thinking. In whole group playing, student partners can confer with each other write their answers on a small white board. I award points for the correct answer AND for the partners explaining why they made the answer choice. Either way has the advantage of triggering metacognition as students have to explain their thinking. The teacher can also keep score within the app of the students' correct/incorrect responses. The colorful app keeps the students engaged and learning!
Love the deck and the app
I agree with the review by Noble Morning Star. Super Duper, maybe you should write at the top of this page and others, "This app is not meant to be self guided by the child" or something along those lines for those who aren't familiar with the products you put out. Like I stated in one of my other reviews for you, this is a great app for what it is. I think it would be kind of cool to add the ability for the students to select an answer. You could present the screen like you normally do and then if the child needs assistance you could have a button at the bottom that says show choices and after you select it 2 or 3 answer choices pop up at the bottom. Just something to think about. Also, the data collector can be distracting. I think it would be a little better if it was a little more inconspicuous. So maybe just having the red and green buttons close together on the bottom right corner with no numbers and data will be collected and viewed later instead of during.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.