For this edition of Website Wednesday I am going to provide you with some great keyboarding sites!
But first---let me give you the background story......if you don't care to read it....scroll to the bottom of this blog post for your keyboarding websites. :)
Our district has been pretty thorough about mapping CCSS for both ELA and math. One of the many focuses our district has this year, is on Writing Anchor Standard #6. This standard basically says students need to use technology and the internet to produce and publish writing--hello keyboarding!!!
Before jumping headfirst---our district wanted some specific goals....so we researched some already developed standards. We looked at Davis School District in Utah and Arlington Independent School District in Texas. Click the picture below to take you to their websites---they have some fabulous technology standards!!
Unfortunately we don't have a technology teacher at the elementary schools...so we have to squeeze keyboarding into our instructional day. Therefore, our district needed a cheap and easy way to practice keyboarding in lower grades.
Below are some great sites (that we found) to practice keyboarding! The best part is they are all free!!! So if you are in need of keyboarding practice.....here are your websites!
1. DanceMat Typing:
5. Power Typing