Keyboarding and Computer Resources

Computer DownloadWould you like to learn to type or improve your typing skills for free?  We’ve provided a list of resources for free online typing lessons and instruction.  The list contains typing instruction for all ages and skill levels.

General Resources:

GCF Learn Free  This site allows you to learn what you want, when you want.  Free computer tutorials are offered in the technology section of the website. This free online typing tutorial lets you develop your typing skills faster.  The site generates readable random words using the phonetic rules of your native language.  This is also a great site for kids to practice typing skills.  Learn to type online with typing test and free typing lessons.

Mousing Around Tutorial  This site provides a tutorial, exercises, and practice games for the mouse.

Peter’s Online Typing Course  A graphical and interactive typing tutorial that provides lessons, safety tips, and the ability to create customized typing lessons.

Power Typing  Free typing tutor online with free online typing lessons.  To begin, click on the “Qwerty” link, and then select your lesson from the choices on the right side of the screen. Then click on the start button at the bottom.

Rapid Typing Improve your typing skills with free typing tutors for adults and kids. This site provides free online typing instruction.  The site is perfect for all age groups.  You may even learn to type with games.

Typing Games Free typing games.

For Kids:

ABCya Online games for kids in K-5 sorted by grade level.  Kids may learn basic typing skills on this fun website.

Dance Mat Typing This site provides a fun way for kids to learn touch typing.  There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages.

Type-Type Revolution This site provides a game for kids to learn typing skills.

Senior Resources:

Mouse Exercises @ Simple mouse exercises for seniors.

Microsoft Accessibility The site suggests ways to customize your computer to deal with age-related impairments.

Skillful Senior A website for seniors to learn basic computer and mouse skills.

Meganga Free computer training lessons for beginners and seniors.


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