Elementary students love to experiment with fonts. In fact, they are so hooked on changing fonts, that I use it an incentive for getting their actual work completed: "No changing fonts until you have finished your [fill in the blank]." It's the technology equivalent of "no dessert 'til you eat your dinner." Yep, call me a Tiger Teacher, but this technique turns them into 50 word per minute typists, guaranteed. But the choice of a font can be a highly controversial topic, as noted in a post at Cracked.com. "If graphic design was a religion, fonts are its priests - some are brilliant and enhance your understanding of the text and others are, well ... best avoided."
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