Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum for Macintosh
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6 - 11
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The exciting way for kids to learn to type

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Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum for Macintosh is a typing leader for kids, packed with just the right mixture of education, entertainment, and motivation so that kids can improve their typing skills quickly and see immediate results. This software will teach your kids all keyboarding basics, proper hand positions, speed, and accuracy. Kids will learn from 160 lessons, over 30 typing challenges and hundreds of tests. There are even fun games to help kids stay motivated and entertained. Plus, there's instant feedback along the way so you can see how your child is doing.

Product Highlights
  • Entertaining, motivating typing software teaches kids how to type
  • Covers keyboarding basics, proper hand positions, speed, and accuracy
  • Explore distinct lands and experience exciting castle adventures
  • Arcade-style play and multiple level games keep kids entertained and motivated
  • Learn to type in both English or Spanish
  • Includes 160 lessons, over 30 typing challenges, hundreds of tests, plus instant feedback

Product Features
  • Reward-Seeking Program -  Kids will visit distinct lands for lessons, challenges, tests, and games. They'll 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 advance to the Lost City, for more challenges and exciting games!
  • Explore Distinct Lands - Kids visit The Old West, On the Water, In the Air, Over the Edge, and Under the Sea. They can 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.
  • Exciting Castle Adventures - Once kids get to the Castle, they can play new games, like Tomb Typer and Xtreme Typing, and they can go to the Lost City for Treasure Quest and the ever-challenging Ziggy!
  • 30+ Game Challenges - Typing Instructor uses "Entertainment Explosion," to make learning to type fun. Kids can play games in a variety of ways, like arcade-style play, and multiple levels make games extremely challenging and fun.
  • The Mysterious Lost City - Kids get to visit the Lost City once they complete the lessons, tests, and challenges of all five lands on Typer Island and "Capture the Castle!" In the Lost City they can explore the ruins and the shipwreck, and play Treasure Quest, the first typing adventure game, and the challenging arcade action game, Ziggy.
  • Creative Lessons and Exercises - Step-by-Step Typing Instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features, while visual Guides show finger/key placement. There are 10 customized lesson plans with 160 lessons to help teach kids of all ages
  • Typing Tests and Challenges - There are hundreds of tests, which measure speed and accuracy, and results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed. Plus, there are over 30 typing challenges to choose from
  • 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.

Macintosh System Requirements
  • Macintosh OS X 10.4 -10.6.x
  • PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Core Duo Processor; 800 MHz or higher
  • 480 MB of available hard disk space
  • Video card with 32 MB of video RAM
  • Speakers and Mouse
  • 1024 x 768 resolution

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