Innovative Educational Apps: Type Rider

App: Type Rider

Platform: Android & iOS

Price: $3.49 on Android, $2.99 on iOS

Grade Levels: 5-20+

Content Area: English-Language Arts, History, Design, Art

What Is It? Take a visual tour through the history of typography and written communication. (Which works out to be much more interesting than it sounds.)

What Makes It Innovative And/Or Worth My Time?

The ability to frame font as a matter of design, culture, and history, which becomes even more relevant in a digital publish-everything society.