Typing Instructor for Kids 

by Individual Software | Item  #: 571382 | Model #:  8022346 |
Typing Instructor for Kids
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An Island Adventure theme motivates kids to improve typing skills.


This award-winning typing program is educational, entertaining and motivating. It will teach your kids all keyboarding basics, proper hand positions and speed & accuracy. Kids can learn in English and Spanish. Sit back, relax and watch your kids get to the head of the class with this award-winning program, preferred by teachers and parents.

Reward-Seeking Program
Kids visit distinct lands for lessons, challenges, tests and games. They search for treasures, earn points and make their way to the Castle and become the Ruler of Typer Island. This program offers rewards every step of the way through a captivating adventure to the Castle, and beyond to the Lost City.

Explore Distinct Lands
Visit The Old West, On the Water, In the Air, Over the Edge and Under the Sea. Take a break from lessons and go to Explorer Isle to play games, or to Story Lagoon to practice typing stories from Classic Literature and Fairy Tales.

The Lost City
Only accessible by first "Capturing the Castle!" Once you get to the Castle, you can go to The Lost City by clicking on the anchor in the Castle. Explore the ruins and play two new fun and challenging games, Ziggy's Pyramid and Treasure Quest!


  • Title: Typing Instructor for Kids
  • Category: Productivity
  • Publisher: Individual Software

  • Creative lessons and exercises help kids learn to type
  • Step-by-step typing instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position and ergonomic features
  • Visual guides show finger/key placement
  • Lesson Plans: There are 10 customized lesson plans to teach kids of all ages to type
  • 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
  • Learn in English and Spanish: There are 160 lessons, in English and Spanish
  • 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
  • Over 30 Typing Challenges: Comprehensive Evaluation, Timed Challenges, Advanced Level Challenges, Multi-Level Game Challenges
  • Typing Tests: Hundreds of tests measure speed and accuracy, and results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed
  • Instant results give kids incentive to improve keyboarding skills
  • Typing Progress Results: Instant Feedback is provided on typing results
  • Kids can see how they did on a lesson, challenge, test or game right away
  • Results for WPM scores & Accuracy Percentages
  • Results calculated from all activities
  • Performance assessment for Key, Finger, Hand & Row
  • Printable results
  • Results tracked for five typists
  • Certificates of Achievement: Kids can print a certificate of achievement to show they have successfully conquered Typer Island and Rule the Island
  • Charts and Feedback: Detailed results show kids the keys they know well and the keys that need more practice

    System Requirements:
  • Pentium® class PC or higher
  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista, XP or 2000
  • 128MB RAM
  • 480MB hard disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 800 x 600, 16-bit color display
  • Sound card
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Mouse
  • DirectX® 8 compatible video

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    Warranty Information

    Computer and video game software must be returned in the original and unopened packaging with a receipt to receive a refund. Defective software must be returned within 90 days of the original purchase with a receipt to receive an exchange of merchandise.

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