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Composing at the Keyboard

Composing at the Keyboard

To help students compose original documents that require critical thinking skills and reinforce touch type practice and proper keyboarding technique.

Touch Typing in the 21st Century

Touch Typing in the 21st Century

The ability to touch type with speed and accuracy is a critical skill in today's computer-based society.  As the US Department of Labor noted, “i...

Blackout

Blackout

 PURPOSE:  Students will test their key-by-touch mastery by gradually eliminating keys on the keyboard that they have learned.  Students will iden...

Song Lyrics

Song Lyrics

Sometimes it can be monotonous for students to continually key in assignments from word processing or keyboarding textbooks. To break up the routine, have your students type the lyrics of popular songs. 

Fun, Quick Keyboarding Activities

Fun, Quick Keyboarding Activities

Fun, quick keyboarding activities to practice technique and touch typing.

Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

PURPOSE:  Test student’s knowledge of the alpha and numeric key placement and identify keys that need additional review. PROCEDURE:  As a class, a...

History of the QWERTY Keyboard

History of the QWERTY Keyboard

Check out this short video about the history of the QWERTY keyboard.

5 Fast and Furious Racing Games

5 Fast and Furious Racing Games

We know there are too many keyboarding games and resources out there, and many of them aren’t worth your time.  So we’ve handpicked "Five Fast and Furious” racing games that are tried and true winners that your emerging typists are guaranteed to LOVE!

Tips: How to Type Faster and Master the Keyboard

Tips:  How to Type Faster and Master the Keyboard

Tips: How to Type Faster and Master the Keyboard

Typing Boggle

Typing Boggle

Like the popular word game Boggle, practice touch typing with newly learned keys by typing as many word combinations as you can from the letters provided.

Keeping Devices Sanitized During COVID

Keeping Devices Sanitized During COVID

While cleaning is the removal of visible foreign matter from a surface, disinfecting is the actual killing of the bacteria and viruses on a surface. It is possible to be clean but not disinfected, and similarly disinfected but not clean.

4 Team Activities for Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy Building

4 Team Activities for Keyboarding Speed & Accuracy Building

We know there are too many keyboarding games and resources out there, and many of them aren’t worth your time.  So we’ve picked “Four Team Favorites” for building speed and accuracy.