The Exciting Way for Kids to Learn to Type in English or Spanish!
Typing Instructor for Kids provides an educational, entertaining, and motivating experience for young typists. The Typer Island adventure, exciting arcade-style games, and educational learning plans keep kids engaged as they earn rewards, play challenging games, and increase their typing skills. Select from one of 11 complete Typing Plans for kids of all ages and skill levels.
Motivating Type Island Adventure
Typing Instructor for Kids offers rewards every step of the way on the adventure! Kids visit distinct lands for lessons, challenges, tests, and games. They search for treasures, earn points, and add gold and jewels to their treasure box on a journey to reach the Castle and become the Ruler of Typer Island. Once they reach the Castle they become a touch typist and can print a certificate of accomplishment!
More Adventures in the Castle & the Lost City
Once young typists reach the Castle, they can access challenging new games, Tomb Typer and Xtreme Typing – and visit the mysterious Lost City. Treasure Quest, a unique narrative typing game, and Ziggy, a fun typing challenge can be played in the Lost City.
Custom Typing Plans Help Kids of All Ages & Skill Levels Learn to Type
Step-by-Step Typing Instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features. Visual guides show finger and key placement. Choose from one of eleven educational typing plans with seamless progression tailored for both keyboard and numeric keys and symbols.
10 Complete Typing Plans
• 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
• Numeric Key Pad
Creative Ways to Practice Typing
Explore five exciting lands on Typer Island on your adventure to reach the Castle. Take a break from your typing plan at any time and visit the Practice Area where you can play challenging multi-level games in the arcade on Explorer Isle, practice lessons and tests, or practice typing classic literature or fairy tales in Story Lagoon.
160 Professional Lessons & Tests
Improve your typing speed and accuracy quickly with quality lessons and tests. Repetitive key stroking helps you build correct finger-to-key memory. All lessons and tests are in English and Spanish. Results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed.
• 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
30+ Typing Challenges to improve overall typing performance.
• Comprehensive Evaluation
• Timed Challenges
• Advanced Level Challenges
• Multi-Level Game Challenges
Charts on Instant Feedback for all Typing Activities
Instant Feedback is provided on typing results so you can see how you did on a lesson, challenge, test, or game right away. Detailed results show the keys you know well and the keys that need more practice.
Results are given for:
• Words per minute (WPM) Scores & Accuracy Percentages
• Results Calculated from All Activities
• Performance Assessment for Key, Finger, Hand & Row
• Printable Results
• Results Tracked for Five Typists
Multi-Play Games Set a New Standard in Entertainment!
Entertaining and challenging typing games offer multiple ways to play games for typists of all levels. Choose the length of time, words-per-minute, and level of difficulty. Typing Instructor Platinum for Kids has over 30+ game challenges that teach specific typing skills, such as speed, accuracy, rhythm, dexterity, and retention. All of Typing Instructor games have multiple levels of play to keep typing challenges fun and motivating.
- Download the installer from Your Games & Software Library.
- Open the .dmg file and drag the application Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum icon onto the Applications icon to install.
- Find the software in the application folder by pressing the combinaton of keys Command (⌘) + Shift + A
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- Kids go on an exciting adventure on Typer Island
- Search for treasures, earn points, and add gold and jewels to your treasure box
- Reach the Castle and become the Ruler of Typer Island!
- Select from 11 Typing Plans for all ages and skill levels
- Print certificates of accomplishment