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Write About This

#1 daily writing app in the elementary grades

#1 daily writing app in the elementary grades

Write About This

by RSA Group, LLC
Write About This
Write About This
Write About This

What is it about?

#1 daily writing app in the elementary grades! Endless student engagement with 175 included images, 375 text+voice prompts, OR customize with your own pictures. Kick-start all writing genres and watch reluctant writers soar! Write About This is a creation platform trusted on millions of classroom devices to gets kids writing!

Write About This

App Details

Version
4.1
Rating
(53)
Size
96Mb
Genre
Education
Last updated
March 31, 2017
Release date
February 16, 2013
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App Store Description

#1 daily writing app in the elementary grades! Endless student engagement with 175 included images, 375 text+voice prompts, OR customize with your own pictures. Kick-start all writing genres and watch reluctant writers soar! Write About This is a creation platform trusted on millions of classroom devices to gets kids writing!

“Top Pick” for Elementary School Writing from Common Sense Education!

REVIEWS:

“Editor’s Choice!” “Outstanding” “Great for a very wide range of ages and abilities..a highly useful and flexible tool for home or classroom to encourage children to write.” -BestAppsforKids.com

“The beauty of this app is its ease of use and endless opportunities for creative writing.” -BridgingApps

“Making writing fun again... an ‘A’! For any parent who may have a child who is needing extra practice in writing, I highly suggest this app.” -TeachersAppReview.com

“Versatile and easy to use for kids of many ages. The pictures are engaging and show diversity; the prompts get kids thinking critically and creatively.” -Common Sense Education

WHAT EDUCATORS SAY:

“I couldn’t get students to stop writing at the end of the day!” - Rebecca Wildman, 4th Grade Teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator

“Very intuitive...an embodiment of the Universal Design for Learning principles” -Kit Hard, Instructional Tech Supervisor

“Write About This is always my Writing Center activity. A great feature is the ability for students to record themselves reading their writing.” -Pam Craig, Second Grade Teacher

“An excellent app to use for developing writing and fluency skills with students.” -Karen Bosch, K-8 Educator, Apple Distinguished Educator

“With an intuitive layout, this app provides a variety of tools for customizing pictures, recording prompts, recording ideas, writing and publishing ideas.” Carol Leynse Harpold, Assistive Technology Expert

See how hundreds of classrooms use Write About This: storify.com/WriteAboutThis/in-the-classroom

Full version includes:

**ALL CORE GENRES
An easy way for students to compose and publish writing across the curriculum, including Opinion, Narrative, Expository and Literature Response!

**AMAZING COMBINATION OF IMAGES AND PROMPTS
Carefully selected and written by teachers, all 175 images and 375 prompts are interesting and appropriate!

**FAST PHOTO+WRITING
NEW in 2017: Quick Write Gallery saves time by providing 50 safe and popular image catalysts to accompany stories, poems, journals or reflections!

**SIMPLE DIGITAL PUBLISHING AND APP SMASHING
Download work to the Camera Roll, share by email or use the Open-In feature to send to other apps (.JPG, .PDF or .MOV)!

**VOICE RECORDING FOR IMPROVING AND CELEBRATING WRITING
Authors can add a voice recording with their work to publish a personalized writing video! Also great during editing and revising to listen to how the writing sounds!

**OPEN-ENDED CREATIVITY
Quick Write button gets kids publishing immediately– perfect for when they have an idea and a photo to use (no prompt needed)!

**CREATE STUDENT PORTFOLIOS
Author Profiles include a custom avatar and unique default email for individualized sharing with parents and saved work can be filtered by author (great for shared devices)!

**CUSTOM PROMPTS
Use your photos, ideas and voice to spark student writing responses about a classroom or school event, a book from class, a science experiment… anything!

**FLEXIBILITY TO FIT EVERY LEARNER
Voice & Level options (3 per image) based on learning theory and real classroom experience! English Language Learners greatly benefit from voice recording and playback!

**WORKS WITH ANY NUMBER OF DEVICES
From single teacher iPads, to carts, to 1:1...educators are using the app to meet their unique needs to engage students and improve writing!

**EASY AND ACCESSIBLE
Search visual content based on interest, curriculum, season or theme. Kids as young as 5 use the app independently.

What will your students write about? Visit our Learning Hub at WriteAboutApp.com/blog