We will be reviewing the keyboard keys - shift, delete, spacebar, caps lock, return, arrows, esc, command, control etc. along with word processing skills such as margins, line spacing, spell check etc. using the Microsoft Word program. We are using an online website for typing (Typing Web). The students have their own username and password. The link is below.
Make sure they are concentrating on using the correct fingers. Below are some additional inks to practice their typing. Also see the Download section on Mrs. Pardo's home page website and their class page for more typing links. Practicing at home 10 to 15 minutes a night would be fantastic. We will be introducing Google Classroom using Docs, Slides and hopefully sheets too this year.
Make sure you ask one of your parents before using these sites.
Great site for practicing using the correct fingers and learning the keyboard; Step by Step;
TYPING WEB they have their own personal username and password:
Remember only the THUMBS are used for the SPACEBAR.
Great site for beginners DANCE MAT:
Remember use the correct fingers. Fingers should always rest on the Home Row Keys. ASDF JKL;
Another wonderful site KEYBOARD:
When you use these sites remember to use your Home Row Keys ASDF JKL;
and have your fingers positioned correctly.
Feel for the bumps on the F and J keys.
Your speed will increase the more you practice.
I would rather you be extremely slow by using the correct fingers to type.