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Keyboarding Assessment.  Wisconsin's Department of Pubic Instruction recommends that students learn to key at 5 times their grade level.  Second Grade Goal:  10 wpm

Getting Started

  1. Growing With Technology:  Booker's Computer  Click on the red monster and then point and click to learn the parts of a computer and what they do.
  2. Webonauts Internet Academy  Are you read to graduate?

Mousing  /  Keyboarding

Mouse like a Pro!

  1. Alphabet & Reading Games
    1. 2Bee or Nottoobee In this English language arts game, help the bees choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.
    2. Alphabet and its OrderLetters and words (first letter, 11-15; 2 letters, 16-20)
    3. Alphabet Bears  Each bear has a word.  Can you put the bears in alphabetical order?
    4. Grammar Blast  Practice your mousing skill while you learn language arts
      1. The Sentence
      2. Nouns & Pronouns
      3. Ready for a Review?
      4. Adjectives
      5. Capitalization and Punctuation
      6. Super Challenge!  All Gramar Blast Skills
    5. Hedgie's Alphabet Game  Mouse over each picture to hear what it is and then drag and drop each pictures name next to the picture.
    6. Ice Cream Talk:  Nouns and Verbs    Can you click on the nouns and verbs to fill ice cream cones with scoops of ice cream?
    7. Kitten Hop:  Sight Word Recognition   Add some kittens to your game and then see who can jump on the sight words you hear.
    8. Sight Word Bingo   Listen to each sight word and see if its on your Bingo card.  Can you get a Bingo!?!?
    9. Spelling Practice   Select a level and then listen to each word and then drag and drop the letters to correctly spell it.  There's a hungry purple monster that wants to eat the vowels when you're done.
  2. Math & Number Games
    1. 100 Number Chart
    2. Balloon Pop Subtraction  Use your mouse to move the Bee and pop balloons to solve math equations.
    3. Jet Ski Addition  Race against other players, using your mouse to add numbers and propel your jet ski to victory.
    4. Marble Drop Addition  Listen carefully to the directions.  use arrow keys to move the penguin to catch marbles that add up to the number shown.
    5. Math Man Jr. Addition  This Pacman-like game has you use the arrow keys to eat a question mark and then eat a ghost with the correct answer.
    6. Math Man Jr. Subtraction  This Pacman-like game has you use the arrow keys to eat a question mark and then eat a ghost with the correct answer.
    7. Money Bingo  Choose your currency and Bingo grid and then add up the money and mark your Bingo card.  You can drag the money you see to help you organize and count it.
  3. More Mousing Fun!
    1. Find the Technology  Learn the names of digital tools and technology.  Choose REVIEW for flashcards to learn the names of technology in the game.  Choose FIND to locate the technology in the room.
    2. Five Senses  Learn about taste, smell, vision, hearing, and touch.  This game introduces each of the five senses one at a time
    3. Take a Trip   Both Beginner and Expert levels.  Use the mouse to navigate your way safely on a trip.
    4. Take a Trip:  Food Pyramid  Both Beginner and Expert levels.  Use the mouse to navigate your way safely on a trip though healthy eating.
    5. U.S. Geology  Practice geography by assembling a puzzle of the USA.  There are two levels of play.  The game keeps track of your best time to completion
Mousing  /  Keyboarding

Learning the Keyboard

Part A.  Learning Home Row

  1. asdf  jkl;  Practice Home Row
  2. Dance Mat Typing
  3. Drill One: Home Row
  4. Home Row Typing Lesson
  5. Lesson One: Home Row
  6. KeyBricks: Home Row
  7. KeyMan: Home Row
  8. Retro Typer (Begin with lesson 1:  asdf jkl;)
  9. Sense-Lang: Lesson 1
  10. Typing Club (Begin with j & f)
  11. Typing Course Lessons: F G H J
  12. Typing Course Lessons: A S D K L ;
  13. Typing Course Lessons:  A S D F G H J K L ;
  14. Typing Lessons for QWERTY Keyboard (start with Lesson 1, ASDF JKL:
  15. Typing Tutor:  Home Row
  16. typingMe.com: Lesson 1 Left Hand Practice

Part B.  Top Row and Bottom Row

  1. Dance Mat Typing
  2. Glencoe's Online Keyboarding. These are the folks that wrote the book -- typing books for generations of keyers. These lessons will carefuly help you review and build skills.
  3. Keyboard Tutorial & Typing Test. Great site to review or learn keying. When you are ready, there is a section to practice composing at the keyboard and then practicing your text.
  4. Learn Keyboard Typing. Great site -- 13 online lessons -- you will move through them quickly. This site is great for a typing "tune-up".
  5. Learn to Type Online. This course has 5 lessons to introduce keys -- maybe too fast for a beginner (but maybe not). This site is a great review for those needed a "tune-up".
  6. Peters Online Typing Course.  A comprehensives and well-done program. This one will work for you if you work it.
  7. Retro Typer (Begin with lesson 1:  asdf jkl;)
  8. Speed Typing Online. Even if you have learned the basics, try this website's quick "tune-up". You can be a speed-typist too.
  9. Typing Club. Begin with home row and then add 2 keys per lesson -- very managable and effective.
  10. Typing Lessons. This site does a fantastic job of breaking the keyboard into short, simple lessons. Highly recommended, especially for those just getting started.
  11. Typing Test Online. Use this site to check your progress -- watch your skills grow.
  12. Touch Typing Online.  If other online programs add new keys too fast, try this one -- it carefully breaks your practice into manageable groups.

Part C.  All Key Review.  You must complete some of these online practices before using any of the Fun Skill Building links below.

  1. Letter Reaction
  2. Cup Stacking Game
  3. Home Row
  4. Practice Home Row
  5. Capitalization of Home Row Keys using the Shift Key
  6. Top Row Keys
  7. Bottom Row Keys
  8. Top & Bottom Row Keys
  9. Two Letter Combinations
  10. Three Letter Combinations
  11. Left Hand Practice
  12. Right Hand Practice
  13. Typing PracticeUse pull-down menus to set what you practice.
  14. Typing with Katy

Part D.  Fun Skill Building (only after learning all keys and the "touch method".  All links with a sound icon can only be used with MUTE, earphones or headphones.

  1. Alpha Attack
  2. Alpha Munchies
  3. Alpha Rain
  4. Balloon Typing Game
  5. Big Brown Bear Keyboarding Game
  6. Bubbles Alphabet (lower case)
  7. Fix the KeyboardCan you put the mixed up letters back where they belong?
  8. Keyman
  9. Letterella
  10. Learn2Type for Kids (Kewl animations)
  11. Key Seeker
  12. Keyboard Climber
  13. Sky Words
  14. Typing of the Ghosts
  15. Typing Rocket Junior
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