Keyboarding


Activities



















- Students should be asked to volunteer to read the twister three times then the class will type the twister two times.



















Activities - Pictures, Typing Activities Holiday


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Easter / Spring


Halloween
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Typing Activity

Stories

Miniature Pictures

Miscellaneous

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Pictures

Stories

Valentine's Day



Awards, Certificates


Books

Games Keyboarding Teachers Play - ISBN 0-9721331-0-0
More Games Keyboarding Teachers Play - ISBN 0-9721331-9-4




Games




Typing Champion: Can be played with or without a computer.

Keyboarding Products - Keyboards, Skins, Software

  • www.hooleon.com
  • Ainsworth Keyboard and Keypad Trainers - Ainsworth & Partners, Inc.
  • Bernie's Typing Travels - South-Western
  • MicroType - South-Western
  • Type to Learn - Smart Kids Software
  • WebKey Express - McGraw-Hill/Glencoe

Pictures of Keyboards, Hands



Lesson Plans




Rubrics, Grading



Websites - all links verified 8/26/2011

Typing Courses
http://alfatyping.com/ - Typing Course REQUIRES registration for typing course
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ - A fun colorful website with animation and games introducing touch typing to children aged 7 to 11.
http://www.byteback.org/typing/ - Typing Tutorial
http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/Keyboarding/Index.html - Free online typing course.
http://www.e-learningforkids.org/courses.html#compskills - Typing Lessons which uses a kid to talk to the user.
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play.asp - Games, Typing Lessons and Timed Tests
http://www.gamequarium.org/dir/Gamequarium/Keyboarding/Courses/ - Multiple Typing courses listed on site.
http://www.goodtyping.com/ - online typing training
http://www.kenston.k12.oh.us/kms/8th_grade_keyboarding/Lessons.htm Free online typing course.
http://library.thinkquest.org/18709/data/contents.html - tutorial
http://www.nimblefingers.com/index.html - Typing program teaches how to type faster and more accurately.
http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html - online typing lessons.
http://www.rapidtyping.com/typing-instructions.html - Typing tutor that needs to be downloaded. Has games, and test online.
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/index.php?lang=EN - typing tutorials
http://www.techconnect.glencoe.com/techconnect/keyboarding/start.htm - Free online typing course.
http://www.typeonline.co.uk/lesson1.html - Free online typing course.
http://www.typing-lessons.org/ - Free online typing course.
http://www.typingstudy.com/ - online typing lessons.
http://www.typingweb.com/ - Free typing course, games and ability to print certificates.
http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~gammakeys/Lesson/Lesson1.htm - Free online typing course.

Typing Tests
http://www.calculatorcat.com/typing_test/ - Free Timed Typing Test Very Simple
http://www.mrkent.com/tenkeytest/index.htm- Ten Key test with the option of printing a certificate.
http://www.mrkent.com/typingtest/index.htm- Typing test with the option of printing a certificate.
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/test/index.php?lang=EN - Timed test
http://www.typingtest.com/ - Free Timed Typing Test Can Pick Amount of Minutes
http://www.world-english.org/wordgames5.htm - Typing Test Different Levels


Games
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm - game requires you to put the keys back on the keyboard.
http://www.americangirl.com/agcn/molly/lendsahand/skywords/index.html - Airplane Typing Game
http://www.annrymer.com/keyseeker/ - Kindergarten keyboarding shows a picture and a letter for the student to press
http://www.auntlee.com/crazytyping.html - type letters as they appear and rise to the top of the screen.
http://flashosophy.com/games/flashingFingers/ - Game has words coming across screen more for advanced typers.
http://freeonlinetypinggames.com/ - 10 original typing games and WPM typing tests
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play.asp - A number of different typing games.
http://www.freetypinggames.us/the-key-master - Great game only problem shows blood as monsters attack you.
http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/back-to-school/games/game_super_hyper_spider_typer.html - Type the letters on the back of lizards as they come toward, gets more difficult as the levels go up.
http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/games/game_type_me.html - Save the letters by typing them and giving them parachutes.
http://games.sense-lang.org/stairs.php?key=EN - Tutorials, Keypad, Games, Test
http://games.yahoo.com/console/tps;_ylt=AjOhZzHeYxR8wYg__rxrAsmQ3X0u - Typer Shark
http://www.gamequarium.org/dir/Gamequarium/Keyboarding/Games/ - Multiple games listed on site.
http://www.jonmiles.co.uk/fingerjig.php - Finger Jig
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html a number of different typing games
http://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/games/l/ Spelling Typing Games
http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/typing_spell/typing.htm - word is given for you to type press the space bar for the next word.
http://www.northcantonschools.org/~technology/keyboarding/freeware.html - Site contains a number of typing programs that can be downloaded
http://www.powertyping.com/index.html - Games and Course Lessons
http://www.primarygames.com/langarts/fowlwords/index.htm - Fowl Words
http://www.primarygames.com/langarts/fowlwords2/index.htm - Fowl Words2
http://www.rapidtyping.com/online-typing-games/typedown.html - Prevent the rising column of words from reaching the top
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/games/index.php?lang=EN - Three different games involving different level of difficulty.
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/cup_stacking.htm - Cup Stacking Game
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/ghost_typing.htm - Type with Ghosts
http://www.typingmaster.com/individuals/bubbles.asp - Type letters inside of rising bubbles.
http://www.wacona.com/keyboardinggames/keyboardinggames.html - site that has a number of games on it.
http://www.wordtwist.org/ - game of boggle