Here are some websites that Mrs Grasso uses at school with different classes:
in Prep Mrs Grasso starts with ‘ Keyboard climber’ (check below)
In Year 1 and 2 Mrs Grasso uses ‘Dance Mat Typing This has been recently updated.
In Year 3 and 4 Mrs Grasso continues with Dance Mat Typing as a revisit
and also explores the below 3 sites in Year 5 & 6.
Students record their scores in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets to record improvement over the term or year.
Year 4, 5 & 6 Typing Challenges:
A: Complete a ‘warmup’ of keyboard skills using:
‘Keyboard Climber‘ website: http://www.tvokids.com/games/keyboardclimber
B: 30 SECOND CHALLENGE: Complete 2 x 30 second challenges using:
Keyboard Game: http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm
C: Complete 2 x 60 second challenges using:
10 Fast Fingers: http://10fastfingers.com/typing-test/english
Happy touch typing!
Mrs Grasso 🙂