Resources for Practicing Keyboarding Skills at Home
Websites for free typing practice and games online:
• BBC’s Dance Mat Typing - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
• Tux 4Kids -http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/
• EFK - http://e-learningforkids.org/Courses/Keyboarding_Skills/
Click on the image in the middle of the screen to enter the lesson.
These websites offer links to several different typing lessons and games online:
This list of “freeware” was compiled by another school district. It includes links to free typing software that you can download:
Typing software for purchase, available on Amazon.com
The benefit to purchasing the software on Amazon is that you can read customer reviews and possibly receive free shipping.
Type to Learn 4 – Home Purchase
This is the software we use at school and that students really love! If you purchase it for home use, however, your child’s progress will not be linked to their progress at school. This means, they will have to start from scratch and progress through the lessons from the beginning, no matter what lessons they’ve already done at school.
http://www.smartkidssoftware.com/ndsun9.html -- Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click “order now” to purchase the Home Edition of Type to Learn 4.