Grade levels: Intermediate Grades 3-8
EduTyping, Jr. is an online software program designed for students at the elementary level. The curriculum has been developed to teach new keys by introducing rows on the keyboard in a sequential manner. The EduTyping Jr. software includes all of the necessary lessons, tools, and exercises to effectively introduce and teach elementary level students the basics of touch-typing technique and skills.
Access: Users can go to the Microsoft My Apps Portal. Then sign on using your BCPS Google Account.
Getting Started with EduTyping
The EduTyping Jr. Curriculum Overview provides an overall scope and sequence of the program as well as pacing suggestions and other general information to help plan the best way to implement this resource in the classroom. An Introduction to Keyboarding lesson is also available to help teachers provide an overview of touch typing as well as to introduce the EduTyping program.
Creative Communicator. 6a - Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Creative Communicator. 6d - Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
Ideas for Use
Provide differentiated independent practice
Develop basic word processing skills
Build reading and typing fluency and stamina
Provide at home practice/reinforcement
Have students set personal goals to encourage focused practice and progress through the EduTyping curriculum