Tag Archives: Handwriting

Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets

Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets. Reading Rockets reviews nine top writing apps. Some of the apps are for handwriting and others support the process of writing. I might have my own list of my top nine but this … Continue reading

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iTrace App

 iTrace app for iPad (3.99) is a new handwriting/letter formation app developed by Elately iTrace . Features of this app developed for writers ages 3-7 include: The ability to choose the letter formation style , enroll multiple users, track progress and provide incentives … Continue reading

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Write for School App – Customizable Letter Formation Instruction

Write for School Device Compatibility: iPad Cost: 6.49 Developer: Little Caradams Pty Ptd App Description: Write for School is an educational app featuring manuscript upper and lower case letters, number formation, letter blends and vowel formation instruction for primary aged … Continue reading

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Adapting Worksheets for Students with Poor Handwriting Using Your iPad

Do you have students whose handwriting legibility interferes with their production of written work? Is it hard to decipher what they write? As OT’s or teacher’s of special needs students with handwriting legibility challenges, there are many different low tech to … Continue reading

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Touch and Write Cursive Letters App

Touch and Write Cursive Letters  is an app by FizzBrain ($2.99) for your iPad (OS 4.0+)  It offers a variety of options to practice cursive writing that are fun and creative.  Given how many states are actually removing cursive from … Continue reading

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Wet-Dry-Try App – And Writing Tools

Wet-Dry-Try App appears to be a great addition to a OT iTool Kit, providing mobile and additional methods of learning to a HWT curriculum. One of the wonderful things about an iPad is the mobile access it provides to carry it from room to room … Continue reading

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Wet Dry Try App from Handwriting Without Tears

Carol Hesch, school based OTR, reviewed Wet-Dry-Try Capital Letters & Numbers app (4.99) for the iPad 2 and 3. Generously supplied by Handwriting Without Tears  & Get Set for School, here is her review of the app: “Wet-Dry-Try” app is user-friendly and follows the tried and true … Continue reading

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Letter Cats App

Letter Cats app is a manuscript letter formation app for iPhone and iPad ($.99).Upper case and lower case manuscript letter formation as well as writing words can be practiced within the app.  It provides visual directions of the formation of a … Continue reading

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School Writing app – Sarah DeBellis’ review

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
School Writing by Demografix is an App I’ve meant to review for some time.  It has handwriting fonts for Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK.  You might be mistaken for thinking it…

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Ready to Print Update

Ready to Print app, a (iPad, 9.99) pre-writing app created by Diane Reid OTR,  has been upgraded to include lower case letters (Zaner Bloser style of letter formation). Features of the app, as described on the Ready to Print website,  make it great tool … Continue reading

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