Friday, April 11, 2008

Touch Typing Practice

Tux Type is a fun, open source, program designed to help young students learn touch typing skills. Students can a variety of games which increase in difficulty as a student's skills improve. Tux Type is available for Mac and PC.

If you're looking for something for older students and or a typing program that doesn't require software installation try the program from Sense Language. The program is web based, but is also available for use offline. The best feature of Sense Language's typing program is the option of creating your own typing activities or using the standardized lessons. Sense Language's typing program has useful timing options and audio feedback features to help students develop their typing skills.