app-weekName: iColorType

What is it? iColorType helps students learn and improve their typing, develop correct motor skills, and improve language skills.

Best for: Students and adults who want to learn typing skills

Price: $2.99

Rated: 4+

Requirements: iOS 5.0 or later; compatible with iPad.

Features: The iColorType iPad app teaches kids how to touch type using a colored keyboard. Kids will learn the correct motor skills and build muscle memory by associating each finger with the corresponding colored keys on the keyboard.

It also includes:

  • Introductory overview
  • Typing speed test
  • “Short words” beginner lesson
  • Full lesson plan with 10 learning modules

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icolortype/id555246425?mt=8

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