This award-winning typing program is educational, entertaining, and motivating. It will teach your kids all keyboarding basics, proper hand positions, and speed, and accuracy.
Kids can learn in English and Spanish. Sit back, relax, and watch your kids get to the head of the class with this award-winning program, preferred by teachers and parents.
Island Adventure Theme Motivates Kids to Improve
Reward-Seeking Program - Kids visit distinct lands for lessons, challenges, tests, and games. They search for treasures, earn points, and make their way to the Castle and become the Ruler of Typer Island. This program offers rewards every step of the way through a captivating adventure to the Castle, and beyond to the Lost City.
Explore Distinct Lands - Visit The Old West, On the Water, In the Air, Over the Edge, and Under the Sea. Take a break from lessons and go to Explorer Isle to play games, or to Story Lagoon to practice typing stories from Classic Literature and Fairy Tales.
NEW! The Lost City - Only accessible by first "Capturing the Castle!" Once you get to the Castle, you can go to The Lost City by clicking on the anchor in the Castle. Explore the ruins and play two new fun and challenging games, Ziggy's Pyramid and Treasure Quest!
Creative Lessons and Exercises Help Kids Learn to Type
Learn to Type - Step-by-Step Typing Instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features. Visual Guides show finger/key placement.
Lesson Plans - There are 10 customized lesson plans to teach kids of all ages to type, including:
• Learning the home row
• Home Row and Upper Row
• Home Row and Lower Row
• Ages 7-8
• Ages 9-10
• Games Plan
• Skill Building Plan
• Suggested Typing Plan (no games)
• Suggested Typing Plan
Learn in English and Spanish - There are 160 lessons, in English and Spanish. All lessons include:
• Structured Touch-Typing Content
• Proven Methods for Skill-Building
• Unique Drills & Interactive Exercises
• Age-Appropriate Content
• Graphic Guide Hands
• Standard & Split Keyboards
• Multi-Skill Levels
Typing Challenges and Tests Increase Speed and Accuracy
Typing Challenges - There are over 30 typing challenges. These include:
• Comprehensive Evaluation
• Timed Challenges
• Advanced Level Challenges
• Multi-Level Game Challenges
Typing Tests - There are hundreds of tests in Typing Instructor for Kids. Tests measure speed and accuracy, and results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed.
Instant Results Give Kids Incentive to Improve Keyboarding Skills
Typing Progress Results - Instant Feedback is provided on typing results. Kids can see how they did on a lesson, challenge, test, or game right away. Results are given for:
• WPM scores & Accuracy Percentages
• Results Calculated from All Activities
• Performance Assessment for Key, Finger, Hand & Row
• Printable Results
• Results Tracked for five Typists
Certificates of Achievement - Kids can print a certificate of achievement to show they have successfully conquered Typer Island and Rule the Island!
Charts and Feedback - Detailed results show kids the keys they know well and the keys that need more practice.
Multi-Level Games Make Learning to Type Fun
NEW! Two Games in the Lost City - Ziggy's Pyramid and Treasure Quest. Ziggy's Pyramid is an Arcade Style Game with Multi-Level Play. Transform the pyramid before the creatures ruin your plans. Orby and Wormy are enemy creatures. Slippy will show up atjust the wrong time and undo everything you've worked hard to achieve. Run into Boony and he will give you bonus points!
Treasure Quest is the first interactive typing game ever! Type in the directions and search the Ruins, Science Lab, Art Gallery, and Shipwreck for four Crown Jewels. You'll go underwater, swim with the whales, explore the Art Gallery, and comb the hallways for four sparkling jewels to add to your treasure box.
13 Challenging Games - Typing Instructor for Kids has a variety of games to teach kids different and important typing skills:
• Multi-Level Games Increase Speed & Accuracy
• Flight Games Teach Typing Rhythm
• Underwater Game Helps Kids Master Challenging Keys
• Arcade-style game builds speed and dexterity