Keyboarding

Keyboarding is taught mainly at the Grade 3 level by the classroom teacher with support from Ms. Shapiro, the Instructional Technology Specialist. We use the Fingerwings method to teach keyboarding on Alphasmarts. As part of the program, the music teachers teach the students a song to help them learn where the keys are located. Students engage in lessons and practice sessions three times per week for approximately 8 weeks. Keyboarding instruction is supplemented in the computer lab with the software Type To Learn.

Student can practice keyboarding skills at home by using the following websites.

Dance Mat Typing

Typing Web

Power Typing

Typing Club

Keyboarding Game

Keyboard Climber

PacMan Typing

Fearless Frieda Skillful Skateboarder

Cup Stacking

Bubbles

Keyboard Challenge

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