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Dance Mat Typing

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Title:

Dance Mat Typing

URL:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/z3c6tfr

Content Source:

Other
BBC
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

Welcome to Dance Mat Typing, a fun way to learn touch typing.

There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages.

You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress. You’ll soon be touch typing like an expert! At the end of each level, you can test your typing speed and get a fun reward.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
11) Type five words per minute minimum with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will type five words per minute with 95% accuracy.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to type 5 words per minute with 95% accuracy.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • place their fingers on the correct keys begin typing.
  • use correct keyboarding posture and technique while typing up to five words in one minute with 95 % accuracy.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • correct posture and finger placement will make them faster.
  • being able to convey your ideas and information quickly and correctly will depend upon how fast you type.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
11) Type 10 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will type 10 words per minute.
  • will type with 95% accuracy.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to type 10 words per minute.
  • how to type accurately 95% of the time.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • place their fingers on the correct keys begin typing.
  • use correct keyboarding posture and technique while typing up to ten words in one minute with 95% accuracy.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • correct posture and finger placement will help them communicate ideas faster.
  • being able to convey your ideas and information quickly and correctly will depend upon how quickly you type.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
14) Type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • words per minute
  • accuracy
  • keyboarding techniques
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • home row
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • keyboarding techniques.
  • that by knowing the keyboard, less time is spent on entering information so the focus is the content with which they are working.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • by knowing the keyboard, less time is spent on entering information so the focus is the content with which they are working.
Tags: best practices, home row, typing
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Author: Aimee Bates