Mavis Beacon

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing develops your typing skills using a proven approach to learning, one success at a time. With 12 interface themes and countless program options to adapt to age, needs and style, you can master the basics of typing at your own pace and even see successful results in just 8 hours.

Just follow these 7 easy steps to achieve your typing success!

Step 1. Set Your Personal Goal
Success-based learning begins with setting a personal challenge level for speed and accuracy that you work towards as you complete lessons.

Step 2. Learn Good Posture Habits
A virtual reality model demonstrate correct body and hand shape.

Step 3. Typing Technique
Video and interactive graphics teach you typing technique, finger names and home row position.

Step 4. Learn New Keys One Stage at a Time
Systematically develop new keystrokes, blending them into pairs, chains, words and sentences.

Step 5. Build Your Skill by Using It
For each lesson you complete a corresponding skill check using real-world typing challenges to ensure your progress.

Step 6. Practice Excellent Typing at all Times
Timed typing tests give standardised performance results that you can put on your CV.

Step 7. Celebrate Your Success
After just 8 hours of using this software you can master typing basics and more.

Kaz Typing Tutor

KAZ’s inclusive touch typing program caters for all, mainstream and neurodiverse students. The course opens with a unique ‘Preference Screen’ which minimises visual disturbances, tailoring the course for maximum visibility comfort.

Unlike other typing tutors based on repetitive exercises and distracting games, KAZ teaches typing skills using specific combinations and progressions of just 11 words in 5 easily memorised, scientifically structured and trademarked phrases. Its multi-sensory approach engages the major senses of sight, sound and touch simultaneously, radically enhancing memory retention and recall – which is why it is so effective.

The unique method trains the fingers on both hands to work symmetrically and simultaneously, a direct result of both hemispheres of the brain working at the same time (brain balance). No other typing tutor works in this way.

The method also builds muscle memory. With the repetition of real word vocabulary – reading, spelling and vocabulary are engrained to memory and spellings become a series of finger movements and patterns on a keyboard, dramatically reducing the likelihood of transposing and misspelling words.

 

Ten Thumbs

Ten Thumbs is the award winning, easy and fun way to get typing. Learn the proper way to type without looking at the keys. Their unique personal trainer approach adapts to you, teaching the best habits from day one. Ten Thumbs is engaging for children and yet simple enough for adults! Plus, its the only program that lets you learn by typing the lyrics to your favourite iTunes.

 

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