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24 Keyboarding Websites for Summer

Posted by on June 15, 2013

Did you promise that this summer, your child would learn to type with more than two fingers, keep his eyes off his hands, and learn to like keyboarding? Your teachers consider that important–Common Core requires

students type between 1-3 pages at a sitting without giving up from boredom, frustration, fatigue. To do that requires a knowledge of where the keys are on the keyb oard and what habits faciliate speedy, accurate typing.

It doesn’t have to be rote drills, drudgery. There are a lot of options that make it fun. Here are 32. I think they’ll find a few they like:

  1. ABCYa–Keyboard challenge—grade level
  2. Alphabet rain game
  3. Barracuda game
  4. Big Brown Bear
  5. Bubbles game
  6. Dance Mat Typing
  7. Finger jig practice game
  8. Free typing tutor
  9. GoodTyping.com
  10. Keyboard practice—quick start
  11. Keyboarding practice
  12. Keyboarding—lessons
  13. Keyboarding—more lessons
  14. Keyboarding—must sign up, but free
  15. Keyboarding—quick start
  16. Keybr–Online practice
  17. NitroTyping
  18. Online typing lessons — more
  19. Touch Typing Progressive Program
  20. TuxTyping
  21. Typing Club
  22. Typing Defense—fun word practice
  23. TypingTest.com
  24. TypingWeb.com—a graduated course

To sign up for the upcoming Summer (virtual) Keyboarding class, click here.

Need a curriculum for your classroom? Click here.



Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, anAmazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

updated 5-18-16

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