Typing 101: Introduction to Home Keys and Finger Placement
Teach your students about the basics of typing from the convenience of your classroom. Before heading to the computer lab, help your students familiarize themselves with the home keys and finger placements in a fun and interactive way!
The home row refers to the center row of a keyboard. New typers use the homerow as a point of reference for how to position their hands when they are using a computer. This lesson will help your students learn how to type letters in the home row with accuracy, fluency, and even a little bit of fun.
There's no place like the home row! In this lesson, students will learn how to type using the keys in the home row of a computer keyboard. Kids will exercise proper finger placement, accuracy, and fluency in this collection of teacher-approved typing games.
It’s time to for your students to move onto learning more complex typing skills! This lesson teaches your students how to type capital letters, periods, question marks, and exclamation marks using correct finger placement.
Bells are a musical instrument, symbol of the holiday season, and way to practice letter knowledge in this yummy interactive activity! Students will love identifying upper and lowercase letters in this delicious matching game.
As students progress in their typing skills, they'll want to branch out from the home row. This lesson introduces young typers to the top row on a keyboard, allowing them to expand their typing vocabulary and gain independence as computer users. These lessons will help kids exercise correct finger placement, typing accuracy, and speed.