rED Writing – Learn to Write

App Review
Additional Description

rED writing is a beginning handwriting app for people who are learning to write.

Format iPhone, iPad
Age Range early primary
Motivators noise/auditory, visual, tangible
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy, numeracy
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Supported Transitions, Family Involvement
Targeted Skills Practising letter and number formations. Practising letter and number sounds.
Great For
  • The app is great for young students who are learning how to use correct letter and number formations.
  • The app provides a visual demonstration using a fun monster character.
  • The student can choose a colour ‘pencil’ to trace over the letter or number.
  • Provides the option for dotted lines.
  • Provides the student with verbal praise and a sticker reward when letter or number is formed correctly 3 times.
  • User can select their Australian state to use relevant handwriting method.

Features Australian accents.

Please Consider
  • Letters are not grouped into specific categories.
  • The app uses a specific sound and action when the letter or number is not completed correctly which may be reinforcing for some students.

Students are not provided with the option to copy or imitate the letters or numbers free hand.

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

This app is a great tool as one means to practice letter and number formations. Further opportunities to generalise this skill should include other multi sensory approaches such as writing in shaving cream or paint. This skill can also be generalised to pencil and paper tasks.





Developer: Rogue Mobile

Price: 4.49 AUD





rED Writing - Learn to Write

Customer ratings: (466 ratings)
Category: Education, Games, Educational, Word
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 30.01.2012
Version: 1.2.1
Size: 74.92 MB
Requirements: iPhone3GS-iPhone-3GS, iPhone4-iPhone4, iPodTouchFourthGen-iPodTouchFourthGen, iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPhone4S-iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5-iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

rED Writing has consistently been featured in the Top 10 Aussie Education Apps on the App Store for the last 2 years running!

It continues to garner the praise from Australian teachers, occupational therapists, parents, and most importantly ...


Screenshots rED Writing - Learn to Write


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