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3031 Stanton St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5808
 
Grade Level Objectives
GradeExpectation
Kindergarten

    • Differentiate right and left hand
    • Identify keyboard letters and numbers

First Grade

    • Demonstrate use of right and left hand differentiation
    • Identify letters and numbers on keyboard
    • Locate homerow keys and identify proper hand placement
    • Understand correct keyboarding posture and hand positions

Second Grade

    • Show proficiency of homerow keys
    • Understand correct keyboard finger movement
    • Learn location of letters on upper and lower rows of the keyboard
    • Demonstrate correct keyboarding posture and hand position

Third Grade

    • Master correct keyboard finger movement
    • Master location of letters on upper and lower rows of the keyboard
    • Demonstrate correct keyboarding posture and hand position
    • Type accurately from printed text and dictation
    • Demonstrate correct finger positioning of punctuation keys (period, comma, and question mark)
    • Demonstrate correct use of function keys (space bar, enter key, shift key, and tab)

Fourth - Sixth Grade

    • Demonstrate correct keyboarding posture and finger placement
    • Maintain focus on copy
    • Type accurately from printed text and dictation using correct technique
    • Create content at the keyboard

Primary Web Resources

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NameResource Link up arrow icon
Dance Mat Typinghttp://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr
Dance Mat Typing (New)http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/Page/86603
Typo Tronhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/TypoTron.html
Popcorn Typerhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/PopcornTyper.html
Alpha-Quickhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/AlphaQuick.html
Launch Keyhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/LaunchKey.html
Click Speedhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/ClickSpeed.html
Double Click Colors and Shapeshttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/DoubleClick.html
Alpha-Scramblehttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/AlphaScramble.html
The Letter Factoryhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/LetterFactory.html
Bubbleshttp://www.typingmaster.com/games/bubbleapplet.asp?keys=abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz&Submit=Start+Game
Keymanhttp://www.typingmaster.com/games/keyman.asp?keys=abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz&Submit=Start+Game
TypeTastichttps://typetastic.com/
Typing.comhttps://www.typing.com
Primary iOS Resources
NameResource Link
Bee Typinghttps://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/bee-typing/id458606612?mt=8&term=Bee%20Typing&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Clever Keyboard: Free ABC Learning Games for Kidshttps://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/clever-keyboard-free-abc-learning/id577024443?mt=8&term=clever%20Keyboard&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Kids Typing: Racing for Kidshttps://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/kids-typing-racing-for-kids/id971619853?mt=8&term=kids%20typing%20racing%20for%20kids&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Intermediate Web Resources
NameResource Link
Barracudahttp://www.powertyping.com/baracuda/baracuda.htm
Dance Mat Typinghttp://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr
Dance Mat Typing (New)http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/Page/86603
Typo Tronhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/TypoTron.html
Popcorn Typerhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/PopcornTyper.html
Words Per Minutehttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/WordsPerMinute.html
Launch Keyhttp://www.roomrecess.com/pages/LaunchKey.html
Learn to Keyboardhttp://www.keybr.com/#!practice
Nitro Typehttps://www.nitrotype.com
Intermediate iOS Resources
NameResource Link
How Fast Your Typinghttps://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/how-fast-your-typing/id893799440?mt=8&term=How%20Fast%20Your%20Typing&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Hurricane Typinghttps://volume.itunes.apple.com/us/app/hurricane-typing/id541852359?mt=8&term=hurricane%20typing&ign-mpt=uo%3D4