Learning Spalding Phonograms with the App

setup:

Download the Spalding Phonograms App on to your mobile device.

Search “phonograms spalding”.

Be sure the App has this logo.

Directions:

  1. Click Start Phonograms, Lesson 1-26, Phonogram Introduction

  2. Review phonograms by repeating the sounds

    • Focus on precise pronunciation

    • Do not drag out sounds or add vowel sounds to the end of consonants

  3. Once familiar with sounds, advance to Oral Phonogram Review

  4. Repeat steps 1-3 for Lessons: 27-45, 46-58, and 59-70.

  5. To practice the phonograms that are causing you difficulty, click Differentiated Practice and select those difficult phonograms.

  • Review using Oral Phonogram Review


Android App Troubleshooting

  • Restart your device

    • To restart your phone, press and hold the Power button for a few seconds. Then, on your screen, tap Restart Restart.

    • If you don't see "Restart," press and hold the Power button for about 30 seconds, until your phone restarts.

  • Check for Android updates

    • System updates can bring improvements that may fix your issue.

    • To check for and install system updates:

      • Open your device's Settings app Settings app.

      • Near the bottom, tap System and then System updates. (If needed, first tap About phone or About tablet.)

      • You'll see your update status. Follow any on-screen steps.

      • Update the app

      • App updates can bring improvements that may fix your issue.

  • To see and get updates for your apps:

    • Open your device's Play Store app Google Play.

    • Tap Menu Menu and then My apps & games.

    • Apps with available updates are labeled "Update."

    • If an update is available, tap Update.

    • If more updates are available, tap Update all.

  • If you are still experiencing an issue with the app

    • Please read the following article from Google to troubleshoot the issue.

    • https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2668665?hl=en

Kindle App Troubleshooting

A hidden sound feature on the Kindle that you can’t reverse. To fix this you need to install “Quick Mute Volume Control” from the Amazon app store. Luckily it’s a free app.

Open this app and raise all the volume controls. Once you exit the app you will need to restart the Kindle.