ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Typing Tutorials

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Typing Tutorials

URL:

https://www.typing.com/

Content Source:

Other
typing.com
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This is a free resource providing keyboarding, digital literacy,  and coding instruction for students.  The lessons are automated, or teachers can choose to assign lessons. Teachers can view student progress and can see current words-per-minute counts for students.   The resource includes accessible technology and multilingual curriculum.

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.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 4
14) Type 20 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 20 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.
  • 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 20 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.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
18) Type 25 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 25 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:
  • appropriate keyboarding techniques.
  • that by knowing the keyboard, less time is spent on entering information so the focus is the content they are working with or on.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • type 25 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 they are working with or on.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
17) Type 30 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 30 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • keyboard layout.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • type 30 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • communicating your thoughts and ideas in a short time span, with accuracy, is important.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 7
18) Type 35 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 35 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • keyboard layout.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • type 35 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • communicating your thoughts and ideas in a short time span, with accuracy, is important.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 8
18) Type 40 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • type 40 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • keyboard layout
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • type 40 wpm with 95% accuracy using techniques appropriate to the device.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • communicating your thoughts and ideas in a short time span, with accuracy, is important.
Tags: coding, digital literacy, keyboarding, typing
License Type: Custom Permission Type
See Terms: https://www.typing.com/termsofservice
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
https://creativecommons.org/licenses
AccessibilityAudio resources: includes a transcript or subtitles
Comments

Typing.com can be added to Clever or schools can set up accounts manually.  The Clever integration supports class rostering, allowing easier class set up for student accounts.

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Author: Aimee Bates