Keyboarding Skills: Elementary
These sites have online activities and games for students to practice their typing skills. Includes information about correct posture for typing and correct keyboarding techniques. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on computer basics.
TypingMaster Typing Games
Practicing typing skill through these games. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn 2 Type for Kids
This online typing tutor provides exercises to practice keyboarding skills. You need to set up a password. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Quia: Keyboarding Technique
Here are concentration games for proper keyboarding Technique.
Kid's Typing Skills
This free downloadable software has information about keyboarding and practices for exercising keyboarding skill. Practices include keyboard drills, character drills, and word drills. NOTE: This site includes ads.
ThinkQuest: Computer Circus
Try these eight online typing lessons. Each lesson gets progressively more difficult. Includes a good reference key to help students remember how to place their fingers on the keyboard. NOTE: Teachers may want to restrict students to these pages because other links lead to external search engines.
BBC: Dance Mat Typing
Learn and practice keyboarding skills from various levels. NOTE: This site has a link to a discussion forum.
This one-page PDF file illustrates the correct body posture for typing.
Find the Letter
Practice locating the letters on a keyboard.
Choose a type of keyboard and a lesson to start practicing typing skill.
eThemes Resource: Technology: Computer Basics
These sites are about basic computer operations and parts. Find out about the Internet, mouse, keyboard, and floppy disk drive. Includes information about the history of computers. eThemes on keyboarding skills, Internet Safety, and Excel are linked.