Typing Learning For Kids
Basic Typing Lessons
Typing learning for kids – just got easier! Starting with a baseline, the Basic Typing Lessons are for beginners and should be introduced at age four or younger. This collection of lessons deals largely with the letters themselves, along with the other vital keys which are geographically near. By teaching nearby letters and keys in groups, these lessons build the base of knowledge necessary for all the higher lessons and prepare kids for the Beginner lessons which introduce home row keys.
In each of these lessons, users learn about the placement of their fingers on the keyboard, along with which fingers should be touching which key. Using grey tone silhouettes as guides, along with red and green color coding and a penalty noise to indicate successful and unsuccessful typing, these lessons will provide even the newest of users with a much wider breadth of knowledge about the keyboard, and about proper typing etiquette.
This color-coded penalty and reward system also works to give the kids pause when they make a mistake, encouraging them to focus less on overall speed, and more on accuracy. Also, by focusing on the letters themselves, instead of initially worrying about capitalization, the program makes the lessons simpler.
The lessons are fairly short, and easily digestible, meaning that kids with even the shortest of attention spans, or those with short periods of time to work can learn a few keys at a time, while still building on the larger cumulative base of knowledge, perfect for younger kids and those trying to learn in their free time.