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32 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 lessons—16—video, etc
  11. Keyboard practice—quick start
  12. Keyboarding practice
  13. Keyboarding resources listed
  14. Keyboarding—games
  15. Keyboarding—lessons
  16. Keyboarding—more lessons
  17. Keyboarding—must sign up, but free
  18. Keyboarding—quick start
  19. Keyboarding—speed quiz
  20. Keybr–Online practice
  21. Krazy keyboarding for kids
  22. NitroTyping
  23. Online keyboarding course
  24. Online typing lessons — more
  25. Sensalang typing and quizzes
  26. Touch Typing Progressive Program
  27. TuxTyping
  28. Typing Club
  29. Typing Defense—fun word practice
  30. TypingTest.com
  31. TypingWeb.com—a graduated course
  32. Web Institute Keyboarding for Kids

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 of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of technology training books for how to integrate technology in education. She is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blogger, a columnist for Examiner.com, featured blogger for Technology in Education, IMS tech expert, and a monthly contributor to TeachHUB. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller that should be out to publishers next summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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