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2 Type typing software

Learning Aids

2Type Seven programs for learners of all ages to develop keyboard skills and spelling patterns. Word based activities are linked to the National Literacy Strategy. (KS1, KS2) • Increase typing …

Typing games- Bubbles, Keybricks and Key man

Learning Aids

Here are three simple online typing games: Bubbles- pop the bubbles by typing the letter in the bubble, clear, good speed and a good game. Keyman- a little like PacMan …

Peter’s online typing course

Learning Aids

Free online typing course- simple and visually clear.

Free typing games- Typing Olympic, Typing Band, Typing Race, Kayak Game

External Resources

Great collection of free online games - great to prevent boredom * Typing Band * Typing Olympic * Typing race * Kayak Game

Typing Ghosts

External Resources

Free typing game to kill the ghosts. This asks student to type in words/ number sequences that are on the screen, if you are not quick enough the ghost will …

Five finger typist

External Resources

Five Finger Typist is a typing tutor for people who want to learn to type with one hand. It teaches the accepted keyboarding technique for one-handed …

Need new keyboard links to refresh interest in typing - 31 new weblinks

External Resources

It can be easy to lose interest when learning to type- but here are 31 new weblinks for you to explore.

Free typing online games- several types

Learning Aids

This is a very busy site where there are lots of adverts etc. However if you look beyond this, there are lots of different games to provide fun and variety- …

Free typing test

Learning Aids

This would be a good monitoring tool to use with older students, useful tool to measure progress. You can also print out a certificate with typing speed.

One handed typing

Learning Aids

For a variety of reasons some students have only one effective hand they can type with. Ensure if students are accessing computers in school/ home, that the mouse is positioned …