A keyboard curriculum for K-8 that can be taught in 45 minutes a weeka15 minutes in class and 30 minutes at home. Drill, games, quizzesakids love it .. You may think it impossible to find an effective keyboard curriculum for the skimpy forty-five minutes a week you can devote to keyboarding. You teach what you can, but it always seems to be the same lessonsahands on home row, good posture, eyes on copy. You wonder if itas making a difference, or if it matters. .. Yes, it does and there is a way. It requires a plan, faithfully executed, with your eye relentlessly on the goal, but if you commit, it works. .. In this book, The Essential Guide to Teaching Keyboarding in 45 Minutes a Week: a K-8 Curriculum, Iall share a unique keyboarding curriculum for K-8 that Iave seen work on thousands of students. .. The book includes: A summary of the literatureAnswers to questions like aCan youngers learn to keyboardaand should they?aImportance of the teacher The K-8 curriculum includes a lot more variety than keyboard exercises on installed software. Hereas a rundown of pieces used: Keyboarding software (yes, you do need repetition)Online keyboarding websitesAge-appropriate use of hand coversQuarterly speed/accuracy quizzesQuarterly blank keyboarding quizzesMonthly homeworkWall charts to support learning and display evidence of successGrading based on student improvement, not conformity to class norms Youall learn practical strategies on how to blend these pieces, each added at the right time, to teach the keyboarding skills required for todayas classroom. Each lesson includes: OverviewObjectives and stepsBest PracticesExtensionsTrouble-shootingWhere to get help Note to readers: Color shown in the sample image gallery are included in PDF version only. If youare looking for the K-8 keyboard curriculum with student workbooks, click here.Online Keyboarding Programs for Second Graders 1. ... Date and Time Shift+Alt+ D = Date Shift+Alt+T = Time Show taskbar WK (Windows key) Ctrl Key Combinations CTRL+C: Copy CTRL+X: Cut CTRL+V: Paste CTRL+Z: Undo CTRL+B: Boldanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Guide to Teaching Keyboarding|
|Author||:||Ask a Tech Teacher|
|Publisher||:||Structured Learning - 2012-06-13|