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Keyboarding Skills

Active Learning | Entry Level | Language Arts

Objectives

  • Increase typing speed
  • Increase spelling accuracy
  • Become more familiar and competent in using the keyboard

Procedure

  • Students complete the lesson using individual desktop computers with headsets.
  • Students use the TyperShark software that was downloaded on the desktops.
  • Students type words on the sides of sharks to zap them as they swim across the screen.
  • The program assists students with typing speed and spelling accuracy.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.D.1.2.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.

Materials

  • Desktop computers
  • Headsets
  • TyperShark software, free download available from PopCap Games TyperShark

Grade Level: 3-5