40 Websites to Teach Keyboarding

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to teach keyboarding. For more keyboarding websites, software, typing tests, special needs, and more, click Ask a Tech Teacher’s Keyboarding Page:

Lesson Plans

  1. 4 lesson plans–bundled
  2. Homeschool Keyboarding Kit
  3. K-5 Curriculum
  4. K-8 Curriculum
  5. Keyboarding and the Scientific Method
  6. Middle School Curriculum

Graduated programs

  1. All the Right Type–fee, aligned between home and school, all online
  2. Almena Method–online or download–promises fast results
  3. Edutyping
  4. Free Typing Games–and lessons, and tests
  5. Homeschool Keyboard Curriculum–includes student workbook, parent (teacher) manual, and video lessons
  6. K-5 Keyboarding Curriculum–includes teacher manual, student workbooks, and video lessons for students
  7. K-8 Keyboarding Curriculum–includes three-week immersion program (must request it, but it’s free)
  8. KeyBlaze
  9. Keyboarding Online
  10. Keyboarding Without Tears–K-5, full curriculum, fee
  11. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing
  12. Middle School Keyboarding Curriculum–includes teacher manual, student workbooks, and video lessons for students
  13. QwertyTown–fee-based, well done
  14. Type Kids–graduated program of touch typing
  15. Typetastic
  16. Typing.com
  17. Type to Learn–fee, aligned between home and school
  18. Typing Tournament–with teacher dashboard; includes games; fee
  19. Typing Ace–fee-based program, online or software
  20. Typing Instructor–complete online program (fee)
  21. Typing Master
  22. TypingPal–fee
  23. TypingWeb.com—a graduated course
  24. Typing Club

For iPads

  1. Ghost Type
  2. Tap Fun Lite
  3. Tap Typing
  4. TapWriter
  5. Typing Tournament–with teacher dashboard; includes games; fee
  6. Typetastic–also for computers

By Row

  1. KidzType
  2. Peter’s Online Typing
  3. Popcorn Typer
  4. Power Typing (more by key than row)

–for updates on links, click the heading link

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What’s your favorite place to get help on keyboarding? Share it in the comments below.

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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