Typing Skills


Whilst reading the blog by Bristol teacher Simon Mills I came across a reminder from Doug Dickinson about these two free resources for helping pupils to improve their keyboard and typing skills.  

The first involves a free download called ‘Sebran’ which contains a number of games including one called ‘letter rain’ which helps children quickly locate letters on the keyboard:


The second is ‘Dance Mat Typing’ from the BBC which is an introduction to touch typing: www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/


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For a more detailed description of typing software  see Spencer’s post on the B&NES Blog 

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