OfficeSkills.org offers kids keyboarding self-paced courses that are appropriate for kids and teens and are perfect for summer classes or the home schooler. The curriculum introduces new keys by rows where students first learn the middle row, then the top row, and the bottom row of the keyboard. The content is designed with a strong focus on sight and high frequency words.
We license our keyboarding software from Edutyping, a revolutionary web-based keyboarding software designed exclusively for the educational market that is currently used in over 3,500 schools and districts across the country! The software is completely green and requires no installation, no textbooks or paper. The EduTyping software includes all of the necessary lessons, tools, and exercises to effectively introduce and teach K3-12 students the basics of touch-typing technique and skills. Students who successfully complete a course in keyboarding will learn how to touch-type quickly and efficiently on a QWERTY keyboard.
Self-paced courses allow students to work on the course material at their own pace and at a time that is convenient for them. Students have up to six months to complete any course and can print out their own certificates when they reach different milestones in the course. Here are the courses available.
Kids Keyboarding (K3-12)
This junior level kids keyboarding self-paced course is appropriate for elementary school students and is perfect for summer classes or the home schooler. The curriculum introduces new keys by rows where students first learn the middle row, then the top row, and the bottom row of the keyboard. The content is designed with a strong focus on sight and high frequency words. Students who successfully complete this course will learn how to touch-type quickly and efficiently on a QWERTY keyboard.
The teen keyboarding self-paced course is appropriate for students at the middle school and high school level (grades 6 – 12). The curriculum follows a standard keyboarding instructional format where students are introduced to new keys based on frequency of use in the English language. Teens will learn the proper techniques and finger strokes for maximum typing speed and accuracy which will help prepare them for college or careers. This course is perfect for middle school and high school students. The curriculum content is current, updated regularly, and customized to meet the interests of today’s teens, making the typing experience fun and engaging for students.
Certificates – Students can have access to printable certificates of accomplishment after taking each typing test as well as a certificate of completion if they complete all the requirements of the course.
The Kids and Teens keyboarding online courses are offered in addition to the regular beginning keyboarding online course currently offered on officeskills.org. All keyboarding classes are $49.00 and students can take up to 6 months to complete their keyboarding training.
Home School Keyboarding Curriculum
Sign up for the Kids Keyboarding Course at http://officeskills.org/elementary-level-keyboarding.html
Sign up for the Teen Keyboarding Course at http://officeskills.org/teen-keyboarding.html
Sign up for Beginning Keyboarding (Adults) at http://officeskills.org/keyboarding_training.html