Getting started with the See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app

The See and Learn Saying Words 1 app provides simple activities that encourage the imitation and repetition of one- and two-syllable words, together with guidance and record keeping forms.

Main menu

When the app is first started, the main menu is displayed (Figure 1). This provides access to three areas - the guide, the record keeping forms and the activities.

Tap (or click) the menu tile to access the feature:

The See and Learn Saying Words 1 app uses common Windows app features for accessing app commands and the system charms. Further guidance is available from Microsoft:

Figure 1 | Main menu screen
Main menu - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app

Language selection

Menus/general user interface

The app displays menus screens in the language specified by the user as the default for the operating system, if available. Currently, we support US English and UK English, but we are working on more.

Activities

The language in which activities are displayed defaults to the language specified by the user as the default for the operating system, if available.

The activities language can be changed through the app settings flyout.

Guide

The guide is divided into a series of pages. Tap (or click) the arrows to the right and left of the screen to move to the next and previous pages (Figure 2).

You can also move between pages or return to the first page using the bottom app bar which is made visible by swiping up from the bottom of the screen (Windows logo key Windows logo key+ Z) or by right clicking the mouse anywhere on the screen (Figure 3).

To leave the guide and return to the main menu tap the back button on the top app bar, which is made visible by swiping up from the bottom of the screen (Windows logo key Windows logo key+ Z) or by right clicking the mouse anywhere on the screen (Figure 3).

Figure 2 | Guide
Guide - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app
Figure 3 | Guide with app bars visible. The bottom app bar can be used to move to the next or previous page. The back button on the top app bar is used to exit the guide and return to the main menu.
Guide - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app

Activities

Similar to the main menu, the activities menu presents a series of tiles (Figure 4). Tap or click the tile corresponding to the activity you wish to access:

To exit the options screen, tap or click the circled left arrowto the top left of the screen.

Figure 4 | Activities menu.
Activities menu - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app

Records

The records screen displays the records forms (Figure 5).

Touch and gesture up to scroll through the document, or point to the right hand side of the screen and clicking the scrollbar.

Printing the records

To print the records, open the charms by swiping in from the edge of the screen (Windows logo key Windows logo key+ C). Alternatively, move your mouse pointer all the way into the upper-right or lower-right corner. When the charms appear, move up or down the edge and click the one you want.

Tap or click the Devicescharm and then tap or click Print to display the print flyout (Figure 6).

Tap the printer you wish to use to print. Options will be displayed (Figure 7). Confirm the options and tap or click Print to print.

To exit the records screen, display the app commands by swiping up from the bottom of the screen (Windows logo key Windows logo key+ Z) or by right clicking the mouse anywhere on the screen. Then tap or click the circled left arrowto the top left of the screen.

Settings

Settings can be accessed from anywhere in the app.

Open the charms by swiping in from the edge of the screen (Windows logo key Windows logo key+ C). Alternatively, move your mouse pointer all the way into the upper-right or lower-right corner. When the charms appear, move up or down the edge and click the one you want.

Tap or click the Settings charm and then tap or click Settings.

The settings flyout will be displayed.

Please refer to our guide to the available settings for further information.

Figure 5 | Records screen.
Records screen - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app
Figure 6 | Records screen with print flyout.
Printing records - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app
Figure 7 | Records screen with print options.
Printing records - See and Learn Saying Words 1 Windows app