Reading comprehension apps need to be improved.These are often bought by parents desperate to help their child become a better reader, but what they are getting may not be the best help.Reading apps desperately needed to reflect the best practices that teachers use to help kids become better readers.
And typical apps contain passages are too broadly written like encyclopedia entries failing to do what a passage should – encourage further, lifelong reading. ’Gotcha’ and ‘sudden death’ type methods to ask comprehension questions instead of doing what teachers do: setting purpose to the reading by letting kids see the questions.” Hutton also firmly believes that “the kids, parents, and teachers do not need to change. The software needed to change. We tried to lead this change with our apps.