• Keyboarding 101:
    Helping Hillside Students to Build Good Keyboarding Skills!
    home row keys
    Do you want to improve your keyboarding skills? Here are several free, online activities that will help to increase the speed and accuracy of your typing skills. Many of these games start at an easy level, but advance to more challenging levels as you get better. Because these websites are "free", many have advertisements or links to other sites. Please be mindful of this and only go to the game or activity described below.

    Mrs. Haynie, IFT 



    Big Brown Bear Keyboard: Click HERE!
    Directions
    - Always begin by placing your fingers on the home row keys.


    Big Brown Bear Learn to Type: Click HERE!
    Directions
    - Always begin by placing your fingers on the home row keys.


    Cup Stacking: Click HERE!
    Directions
    - Always begin by placing your fingers on the home row keys.


    Dance Mat Typing: Click HERE!
    Directions
    - This is a GREAT site for beginners! Each of the 4 levels are divided into 3 stages. Click on Level 1, then Click START to learn about the home row keys. Try NOT to look at your fingers as you advance through each level. Gradually build up your skills until you reach Level 4!
     
    Keyboarding ZOO: Click HERE!
    Directions
    - This is a GREAT site for true beginners or students in Grades K, 1 and 2! Always begin by placing your fingers on the home row keys. You will learn the keys in alphabetical order. Make sure your sound is turned on!


    Speedy Speller: Click HERE!
    Directions - Always begin by placing your fingers on the home row keys. When you are ready, click START!