HOMER Reading: Learn to Read
4.5

HOMER Reading: Learn to Read

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2013-08-01
  • Current Version: 5.0.5
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 219.50 MB
  • Developer: Homer
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • Rating Count: 8 633

Description

HOMER Reading is the fun, interactive way to spark your child's passion for reading. Help your child build critical skills with a personalized learn-to-read plan! When kids read about what they love, they love learning to read. HOMER Reading combines your child’s passions and current reading level to create a personalized learn-to-read plan. It includes thousands of lessons on phonics, sight words, ABCs and more and grows with your child from age 2 to 8. HOMER Reading has been proven to increase early reading scores by 74% with just 15 minutes a day. And with stories and activities customized to each child’s interests, they’ll learn while having fun. HOMER is an early learning program for ages 2-8 that is personalized to your child’s interests to help them fall in love with reading. Your HOMER membership includes two apps, HOMER Reading, the proven learn-to-read program, and HOMER Stories, a love-to-read library of interactive stories. Download HOMER Reading and help your child fall in love with learning today. After a 30-day free trial, your HOMER subscription costs just $7.99/month, including both HOMER Reading and HOMER Stories apps. You can easily cancel at anytime during your free trial. PRESS AND REVIEWS HOMER has been featured on the TODAY Show and Morning Joe as well as in the New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, and Parents Magazine. HOMER has won the prestigious Teachers’ Choice and Mom’s Choice Awards. “One of the most comprehensive apps for teaching reading.” The New York Times "In just six weeks, with no intervention from teachers, students who used HOMER for 15 minutes per day improved the key skills most highly correlated with future reading success. That’s a big deal.” - Dr. Susan B. Neuman, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, Professor of Early Childhood & Literacy Education, NYU As quoted in USA Today KEY FEATURES • Proven to increase early reading scores by 74% with just 15 minutes a day • Combines your child’s passions and interests with their age and ability to create a personalized learn-to-read plan • The only program that actually teaches your child to read step-by-step • Thousands of expert-designed lessons on ABCs, sight words, and phonics for readers at every level • A program that grows with your child as they learn • Hundreds of stories your child will love, from classic fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood to favorites like Thomas the Train • Download 150+ printable worksheets, learning games, and activities • Track your child’s progress with the Parent Dashboard and record your child reading their first book • One membership designed for the whole family with up to 4 customizable profiles SUBSCRIPTION PRICING AND TERMS HOMER offers an auto-renewing subscription for $7.99 per month, billed monthly starting at the end of the 30-day free trial. Your HOMER subscription will automatically renew at the end of each month and your credit card will be charged automatically through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time during your free trial from your iTunes account settings and your account will not be charged. After your auto-renewing monthly subscription begins, you can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings but refunds will not be provided for any unused portion of the term. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. FOR EDUCATORS HOMER is free to qualified and verified teachers and librarians to support educational instruction with progress tracking for up to 32 individual students. Contact support@homerapp.com for help or suggestions, or visit https://homerlearning.zendesk.com/hc/en-us Privacy Policy: http://learnwithhomer.com/privacy/ Terms of Use: https://learnwithhomer.com/terms/

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Reviews

  • It actually works!!

    5
    By NYCgal1109
    I gifted HOMER to my best friend and her family for the holidays and her 5 year old can’t get enough of it! Not only is she having fun, but she’s actually reading faster and learning more words through the app. What a powerful program for young learners!
  • Should be five stars

    4
    By Shine4christ
    I truly love the Homer app. I am a teacher and have four kids as well. The way that Homer teaches is wonderful! Unfortunately, we have difficulties getting the app to work on our older devices, which is what the kids play on. So we will be discontinuing our subscription.
  • Love It

    5
    By alyssaH777
    Great app for my son to learn! He loves it! I would highly recommend.
  • It keeps crashing

    1
    By Judythe mom
    Great program when it works. But mostly it doesn’t.
  • Was promising

    2
    By BamBamLex
    Loved it in the beginning until a few months after it kept asking my son (4) to upgrade. For 7.99/mo and my son kept getting the same request over and over when he hit a hard stop. He couldn’t go any further with the games until he upgraded.
  • Teacher review

    5
    By Kklotown
    Works great! I love that it has an interest inventory before beginning to engage children based on their interest.
  • Paid for two months and never worked

    1
    By Lizdunn007
    Paid for two months and all the features were locked. It kept asking me to enter in all my child’s info every single time before it would open and I just didn’t have the time for me to actually go in and play with all the features each time to figure out what was going on. Very frustrating. Then of course trying to get your money back was not easy or even possible. Contacted the developer and they told me to contact apple. Now that took some time to figure that out because there are to options to apply for or contact them for a refund. Lots of time wasted on my part for an app that never worked.
  • Great app!

    5
    By @kikidoo07
    Very helpful app. Great way for kids to learn since many of them use iPads and phones often.
  • Great reading app

    5
    By phillyitguy
    My niece loves this app, and her reading has definitely improved!
  • Perfect App

    5
    By AStackss
    This is the perfect app for my 5 year old. It really emphasizes what he learns in school and helps build connections in fun interactive ways!
  • Awesome app for babysitting kids!

    5
    By Denisse C.
    I babysit two 2 year olds and both love the app! I put it on for them and they go to town. Not only is it informative and interactive, but the app has a simple design and they love it!
  • !5 STARS!

    5
    By Katieelizabeth101010
    I am amazed by this app. Must have!! So helpful.
  • My niece is in love with this app

    5
    By ThankUHomer
    This app is so informative, so fun, so cute! My niece is entranced every time she turns it on... And it’s helping her read too all while having fun! Thank you Homer! 💖
  • LOVE

    5
    By lex19_
    Great app for children!
  • LOVE IT

    5
    By amymixalot
    My 2-yr-old nephew loves this app, especially the songs and rhymes section!
  • Love HOMER

    5
    By sklein16
    I’ve told all my friends and family about HOMER! It’s really great!
  • Perfect for little readers

    5
    By ktc10360
    My grandkids are learning to read with this app. I can see they really like the games and activities and it seems to work!
  • 5 stars!

    5
    By lellenm201
    My granddaughter loves to use this app when she visits.
  • Perfect for grandkids

    5
    By papajoe1960
    My granddaughter loves Homer and I see she is learning to read letters.
  • Buggy and not user friendly at all

    1
    By deadmanwalking11
    Bought this and tried to get it to work correctly for a few weeks and it’s full on bugs. A lot of the functions work outside of the app and forces you to do on a web browser. You can’t delete users as well so it can get messy fast. Very disappointed and frustrated. Can’t understand why anyone with rank this high at all.
  • Hooray for Homer

    5
    By JAGGGGGG
    My nieces and nephew love this app! Its great entertainment when they come to visit!
  • Exceptionally poor peformance

    1
    By Galnar
    Unless you have the latest generation iPad and a very fast pipe, your kids will not have the patience. Hard freeze at least one per session.
  • Love

    5
    By Teacher-Grandma
    Homer is positive and encouraging! We love this app!
  • Wonderful!

    5
    By Patbenj19
    My nephew loves using it to learn how to read
  • 4 Year Old loves

    5
    By Christy L. N
    My four year old nephew loves it! It’s great to have something both education and entertaining for him on our phones
  • So amazing!

    5
    By jorjordoh
    I’m a teacher and all my kids LOVE this app! Run don’t walk to download HOMER! 👍🏻👍🏻
  • Good app

    4
    By Segyptianaura
    My two year old has gone all the farther on her pathway that she can, and we miss the Wickle dress up! Now you tube kids is just as good for her. Maybe when she is older she will have fun again, but for now I canceled the subscription. Please bring back the Wickle feature.
  • Love it!

    5
    By ktylima
    User friendly, fun, educational and an overall great tool for kids!
  • My niece loves that animations !

    5
    By Jumptack
    My niece loves the animated stories and games.
  • A great learning tool

    5
    By BigMama10
    Loving it so far. Our favorites are learning about each letter!
  • My son loves to read now!

    5
    By allicat92
    Not only is my son reading better than ever before, he actually ENJOYS reading now! Would recommend to anyone whose children struggle with the desire to learn how to read. Nothing makes me happier than to experience my son having fun while learning.
  • Teaching Tyler

    5
    By tylerkenny619
    This app keeps my child ahead of the game at all times. Tyler has learned so much in such a short amount of time. Highly recommend 👍
  • So great!

    5
    By Labdielac
    Love using this with my students to help them with reading and phonics! Great app
  • Great app

    5
    By apersoniknow
    My son’s teacher recommended I download Homer to help him with his reading as he was having some trouble. We’ve been using it for months and he is really improving! He’s starting to become such a confident reader, I can’t recommend this program enough.
  • Thanks Homer!

    5
    By Hamm836
    With a 1,4 and 6 year old I’m always looking for screen time that isn’t just YouTube kids. Homer is perfect for my middle and older ones, I’ve seen so much improvement in the months since they’ve been playing!
  • Educational Fun!

    5
    By AndyCuse
    The Homer app is a great way to provide my nephew with some educational fun!
  • I love this app!

    5
    By Deejmeister
    My son Jasper and I use it all the time. We both love it!
  • Grandkids

    5
    By farfar Arild
    Perfect for my grandkids. More fun than Pippi Långstrump
  • So great!

    5
    By macsmom4287
    My son loves this and I do too!
  • Really amazing app

    5
    By mamapalsson
    My child loved the app from the first time I gave it to them. I really appreciated how it was truly personalized to my child and the lessons are really engaging and thoughtful. Most learning apps are full of tricks to win prizes to dress up your character, this one is built around the fun of learning
  • Homer is so helpful!

    5
    By erical2002
    I’ve been using Homer with the students i tutor, the games are fun and the kids love to use it. I can’t wait to play with my niece when she’s a little older!
  • My son loves Homer!

    5
    By happyhomerlover
    We got Homer about 3 months ago and he is obsessed. He’s been making progress with his phonics and letters. There are also a lot of bedtime stories that I can read to him. I’m so happy that there are educational apps like this.
  • Great app!!

    5
    By evelynkl1
    My granddaughter loves this app and I really see amazing improvement! It’s our favorite thing to do together!
  • It works

    5
    By MamaYana80
    My boys 6 and 3 love this app. Every time I give the the iPad this is the first app they ask for. And I could see it working, they are learning quickly. I love the fact that it’s personalized for each one and while my older boy can play games dinosaurs which he likes, the younger one plays animal games.
  • Cannot unsubscribe and being charged

    1
    By mr!23432!
    Very bad experience. I was logged out of the app after the trial charge and couldn’t log back in to cancel the subscription. I contacted iTunes to cancel the subscription and still being charged.
  • The best reading app I found

    5
    By lanadelberg
    I’m a teacher and I was looking for an app that would gradually teach my daughter how to read. I’ve tried a lot of different apps, including ABC mouse, Teach my monster and nothing even comes close. Homer was the only app that came close to having a real curriculum. My daughter absolutely loves it, she always asks to play. She started out with learning letters and now she’s is on to reading simple words. It’s was glitchy for two weeks, but I think they fixed it because it works perfectly fine now.
  • No STARS

    1
    By lilwaif
    Do not try this app, not a really great app we tried it one day and never looked at it again. With that being said, doing a trial, they have you purchase a subscription unknowingly and do an unauthorized charge in your bank account. I don’t ever use my bank account to pay for iTunes. Save your money and delete app!
  • What

    4
    By qrae27
    I love this app but my brother got past the first level and we weren’t able to get to the next one, also no where did it show how to Change the level
  • My nephew loves it!

    5
    By Hoos123
    I got this app when I was babysitting my nephew. It’s great - he’s having fun while learning how to read. Will definitely recommend this to my friends with kids.

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