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Your student needs good typing skills to use a computer effectively. We offer Keyboarding Skills from EPS which teaches basic keyboarding for students of all ages. For older students,
Mastering Computer Typing might be a better choice because it focuses on typing on the computer and offers information about the keyboard, fonts, etc.
We also offer Typing Instructor Platinum from Alpha Omega Publications, a CD-Rom course that works on Windows and Macintosh.
Save on typing curriculum during our sale at Lamp Post Homeschool Store.
There are also inexpensive software typing programs available at local office supply stores for under $10. The program called Typing Tutor is one example. There is also free program from Source Forge called Type Faster Typing Tutor. It is free, but if you wish to donate, they will accept it. It is easy to install and easy to use.
Learn typing with Typing Instructor Platinum. This easy to software has customizable lesson plans, fun themes, and arcade-style games. The CD-ROM course comes with lessons in English and Spanish. It is compatible with Windows and Macintosh.
Level: Age 8 to adult
Limited Quantity Available
Sale Price $26.96
Mastering Computer Typing
Learn how to touch-type for the computer with Mastering Computer Typing. It is a complete guide for learning how to touch-type on a computer keyboard.
- Navigate the keyboard with speed and efficiency
- Use the numeric keypad to gain productivity
- Create charts and tables
- Format business letters, resumes, and reports
- Avoid "thumbitis" from over-texting
- Use proper email and IM etiquette
In a spiral-bound format, Mastering Computer Typing is 7" by 9.5" with sturdy "hardback" cover, front and back. It can stand up for easy viewing while you take the lesson.
Level: Junior high to adult
Sale Price $16.49
Keyboarding Skills, 2nd Edition
Using a multisensory "alphabetic method," Keyboarding Skills is a proven program. Lessons skills such as home row position, lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Writing applications are also included because this book is part of a Writing Skills series.
It has a built-in stand so the book will be upright for the student. There is a sturdy plastic coil at the top for flipping pages on the stand. Figures show the keyboard and use bold print to indicate the appropriate key.
It is suitable for upper elementary grades and up. The print is a larger print which is helpful for younger students.
Sale Price $22.95