*** Free version contains full functionality for first chapter of lessons and functions exactly the same for the premium version ***
How Do You Know? Exercising Critical Thinking & Inferential skills is an easy to use, educational language skill app that includes 500+ vibrant pictures, questions and several categories to engage question comprehension, inferential skills, vocabulary and reasoning skills to explain how you know!
Build & Practice & Check off Language Goals
• Question comprehension: who, what, where, when & how
• Verbal reasoning strategies to make inferences
• Critical thinking skills to distinguish key characteristics,
• Build Vocabulary
• Recognize key details and associated vocabulary
• Practice reading comprehension at sentence level
• Reasoning Skills
Studies reveal that critical thinking and inferential skills are essential to meet core curriculum standards and to understand what’s going on in both the classroom and social situations. *see below for study
Favorite Features of Teachers, Parent & Therapists
– Data collection reports of Wh-questions & How questions
– Email reports
– 100 name capacity; edit to add/delete names
– A “Read to Me” option; audio on/off
-“Listen Again” button
– Audio feedback for correct /incorrect responses
– Answer bars highlighted when read
– Save settings or pick number of questions per category
– Over 10 categories; places, emotions, conditions, people, weather, etc.
– Practice reading at phrase & sentence level
For Parents, How Do You Know? App is an easy to language building App for home practice. Email reports to your therapist!
The author: Lynn Epstein, MS, ASHA certified speech language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience in child language and communication development. How Do You Know? App is based on successful strategies and lessons used with 1000s of students to target and strengthen varied language and reasoning skills.
How Do You Know? App is effective because reasoning and critical thinking are necessary skills for competence across the curriculum. Students engaged in critical thinking must make associations that connect problems with their prior knowledge (Pellegrini, 1995). Questioning is the core of critical reflection. It prompts students to engage in a research process that fosters higher-order thinking skills and social-moral attitudes (Daniel et al., 2005). Difficulty answering wh- questions affects a child academically, linguistically, and socially. (Parnell, 1986).