Thursday, January 23, 2014

Conversation Builder: One Day Sale 19.99 to 3.99

Who doesn't love a good sale?  It's especially great when the sale is $16 off an award winning speech app! Conversation Builder is a must-have app for children on an elementary level working on conversation skills. This is also a must-have app for parents, teachers or therapists working on conversation skills with children. There is also Conversation Builder Teen, which received 5 Stars review, however it is not on sale at this time -- though it is worth paying full price.



If you would like to download Conversation Builder ($3.99 for limited time, normally $19.99, iPad), please show your support by using our link:



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Before having children and getting involved in my son's speech therapy, I assumed conversation skills came naturally to everyone. Little did I know how difficult holding a back and forth conversation can be for many people; my son included. For children working on this skill, Conversation Builder by Mobile Education Store LLC is a must have app.


This app helps children develop natural back and forth exchanges. It allows the children to either initiate conversation or respond to someone else.  There are many customization aspects available, from selecting who initiates the conversation, what module the child uses, as well as how many exchanges will be made in the conversation.

As children build their conversation, they are prompted to record their part of the conversation. At the end of a conversation, they are able to listen to the full, uninterrupted conversation of their recordings combined with the prerecorded side of the dialog.  This allows the children to hear the natural flow of the complete conversation.

This app is great for parents, teachers, or therapists to use with children working to converse at an elementary level. The easy to use interface, along with in-app instruction,s make it so a parent with no speech therapy background can use it correctly with confidence. However, the entire concept and ability to create multiple profiles make it an invaluable tool to therapists and educators as well.

You can watch the video tutorial by the developer here:


From iTunes:
ConversationBuilder™ (Pat. Pend.) is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to have multi-exchange conversations with their peers in a variety of social settings.  

The auditory pattern of conversation is presented in a visual format to help students recognize and master the flow of conversation. Students will learn when it is appropriate to introduce themselves, ask questions, make observations and change the subject of the conversation.  

Being able to converse with peers is the cornerstone of developing relationships, and ConversationBuilder™ promotes development of this skill that so many elementary aged children struggle with in a fun and engaging way.


FEATURES:
-Simple interface to learn the pattern of conversation
-Students record their half of the conversation
-Two group and two one-on-one conversation settings
-160 conversations to choose from
-Student can initiate or respond to conversations
-Use your own images for group conversations
-Student name, age, primary interest and city of residence are used in conversations to personalize play
-Achievements page with certificates of completion
-Student recordings are interlaced with pre-recorded audio to create complete conversations
-Conversations may be archived and emailed

LANGUAGES
- English

REQUIREMENTS
- Compatible with iPad
- Requires 5.0 software update

ConversationBuilder™ is part of "The Builder Series" of award winning education apps. Mobile Education Store has won over 40 app awards and has been named educational developer of the year in 2011 and 2012.

Mobile Education Tools is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: 6-10
Categories: Special Needs

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Rachel H tries not to hold conversations before her first cup of coffee of the day.

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