I apologise for the long read, but Kik is far from a simple messaging app now.
Kik messenger is an incredibly popular free mobile messaging app with over 200 million users.
Mature vocabulary is essential for comprehending written text with academic vocabulary—words not used in everyday conversation but found mainly in textbooks.
Difficulty that people with dyslexia have with pronouncing, reading (decoding), and spelling words typically is related to their ability to process sounds in oral language.
Developing an understanding of these building blocks of English reveals both the meaning and spelling of thousands of English words.
For example, the Latin root (2010) states: “Teach word meanings directly using contextual examples, structural (morpheme) analysis, antonyms and synonyms, definitions, connotations, multiple meanings, and semantic feature analysis” (p. Direct vocabulary instruction is particularly important for people who have difficulty processing the sounds of oral language. In this review, I include apps— for both i OS (i Pad, i Phone, i Pod) and Android devices—that teach advanced vocabulary directly, have a clear focus, and provide ample practice and constructive feedback.
It is one of the only cross platform (operates on all mobile devices) messaging apps that doesn’t require a phone number to be registered.Vocabulary and comprehension suffer because they often confuse similar-sounding words (e.g., ?), but people with dyslexia often are embarrassed by their unintentional malapropisms.For younger kids without a mobile phone this means they can use it on their mobile devices like i Pods through Wi Fi.Note: Skype and i Message also have this ability, but have better security to protect against strangers.