Keyboarding Apps and Resources for the iPad
Questions of keyboarding training using the iPad on occasion arise. Listed below are keyboarding instruction apps for the iPad and Android tablet. At the bottom of the list are a few web-based keyboarding instruction sites that will work on the iPad ( do not require flash) for keyboarding practice. Consider using a standard Bluetooth QWERTY keyboard when practicing 10 finger keyboarding skills for training on standard keyboard layout and ergonomic positioning.
|Tap Typing||iPhone/ iPad||Typing app – Reinforces touch typing for speed and accuracy||Free/ in app purchase|
|Typing Tutor||Android||Typing app – Reinforces touch typing for speed and accuracy||free|
|Type It!||Android||Typing app – Reinforces touch typing for speed and accuracy||free|
|GhostType||iPad||Typing app with graduated lessons. No audio feedback||4.99|
|Typing Fingers||iPad||10 finger typing instruction with 32 lessons. Typing practice and game mode included in each lesson. External keyboard recommended||Free / .99 for ad removal|
|Keyboarding Fun Lite
||iPad||Keyboarding awareness app. Speaks each letter typed out loud. Provides visual cues of key on key row visual model.||free /4.99|
|Typing Fun – Lite||iPad||Basic keyboarding awareness app providing visual cues and verbal reinforcement of letters typed||free / 5.99|
|Keyboard Explore||iPad||Explore keyboard. Tap a key and a letter, image and letter is named. Upper and lower case choice of letters is provided.||free|
|Type A Word||iPhone / iPad||Typing app with options of font type, speed (normal/slow) type (plain, reverse, random), languages, wind speed (rate of typing). Word typing practice. Does not offer instruction to typing technique/rows.||free / .99|
Online Key-boarding Practice Compatible with use of iPad
|Typing Web.com||iPad||Web site can be used with iPad with Internet connection to type in this keyboarding program||Free / online|
||iPad||Develop and practice step by step web based typing lessons||Free / online|
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