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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: accuracy, finger placement, key, keyboard, keyboarding, speed, touch keyboarding


Objectives:

  • Students master touch typing.

Subjects:

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Keyboarding 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Keyboarding 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
  • Access EasyTech Guides and learn more about using the adaptive keyboarding lesson at https://support.learning.com/product/easytech. Assign this lesson after students have completed the lessons on keyboarding and have learned finger placement. Unlike other EasyTech lessons that have a finite beginning and end, this lesson differentiates instruction as a personal keyboarding coach to continuously improve the speed and accuracy of students at any skill level.

S.1.c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
3B-CS-02 Illustrate ways computing systems implement logic, input, and output through hardware components. (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.