The Exciting Way for Kids to Learn to Type – in English and Spanish!
Young children can conquer the keyboard while they explore Typer Island, search for treasures, earn points, and become touch-typists! This educational, entertaining, and motivating game will teach your students keyboarding basics and proper hand positions. It offers rewards every step of the way with age-appropriate lessons, challenges, tests, and over 30 arcade-style, game challenges! A comprehensive Classroom Management module gives educators everything they need to facilitate the program for their students.
Ages 6 to 12
Available for Windows or Mac on CDROM
Online version also available, please inquire.
10 Customized Typing Plans to Choose From
You can select the suggested lesson plan or one of nine other lesson plans based on age level or broken down by specific skill area. Plans with optional game play are also available.
160 Structured Lessons 40 Practice Exercises Improve Speed & Accuracy
All lessons include proven methods for skill-building, unique drills and interactive exercises, age appropriate content, standard and split keyboards, and multi-skill levels. Step-by-step typing instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features. Visual hand guides show finger/key placement. Also included are practice typing stories from classic literature and fairy tales.
30+ Game Challenges Make Learning to Type Fun and Exciting
Kids can play games in a variety of ways by selecting options from the game settings menu. Arcade-style play and multiple levels make games extremely challenging and fun. Kids have access to new games as they advance, providing additional incentive to improve their skills.
Instant Results Give Kids Incentive to Improve Keyboarding Skills
There are hundreds proficiency and advancement level tests in Typing Instructor Platinum for Kids. Instant results are provided for tests as well as all lessons, challenges and games. Tests measure speed and accuracy, and results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed. Results also include performance assessment for key, finger, hand and row.
Classroom Management Module Generates Data and Reports
A comprehensive Management Module gives educators what they need to facilitate the program for their district, school, classes, and students.