Typing Instructor for Kids 4
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N-70550
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Technology & Software Training
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Retail Box
Platform:
Windows
Condition:
New
Brand:
Individual Software
Age Rating:
6 - 12
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$19.99
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Learn to type on a fun-filled adventure in English or Spanish

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For 20 years, Typing Instructor has helped individuals improve their typing skills. Now, Typing Instructor for Kids 4 delivers the same proven typing methods for children in an entertaining and educational environment. This award-winning typing program is educational, entertaining, and motivating. It will teach your kids all keyboarding basics, proper hand positions, and speed, and 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.

Product Features

Island Adventure Theme Motivates Kids to Improve Typing Skills
  • 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.
  • New! 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!

Creative Lessons and Exercises Help Kids Learn to Type
  • 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, including:
    • 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. All lessons include:
    • 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

Typing Challenges and Tests Increase Speed and Accuracy
  • Typing Challenges - There are over 30 typing challenges. These include:
    • Comprehensive Evaluation
    • Timed Challenges
    • Advanced Level Challenges
    • Multi-Level Game Challenges
  • Typing Tests - There are hundreds of tests in Typing Instructor for Kids. 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 are given 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.

Multi-Level Games Make Learning to Type Fun
  • New! Two Games in the Lost City - Ziggy's Pyramid and Treasure Quest. Ziggy's Pyramid is an Arcade Style Game with Multi-Level Play. Transform the pyramid before the creatures ruin your plans. Treasure Quest is the first interactive typing game ever! Type in the directions and search the Ruins, Science Lab, Art Gallery, and Shipwreck for four Crown Jewels.
  • 13 Challenging Games - Typing Instructor for Kids has a variety of games to teach kids different and important typing skills:
    • Multi-Level Games Increase Speed & Accuracy
    • Flight Games Teach Typing Rhythm
    • Underwater Game Helps Kids Master Challenging Keys
    • Arcade-style game builds speed and dexterity




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Windows Requirements
  • Windows Vista, XP, 2000 
  • Pentium class PC or higher processor
  • 128 MB of RAM or more
  • 480 MB of available Hard Disk Space
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • 800 x 600, 16-Bit Color Display
  • Sound Card
  • Speakers or Headphones 
  • Mouse
  • DirectX 8 Compatible Video Card
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