User ID: Use your email address, alternatively your user ID is: students first and last names combined with no spaces. (Normally, but a few exceptions exist when names has already been taken)
Password: Password (with a capital P)
For more details: Instructions to login
Points to remember when touch typing:
- It is critical you login every time you practice. Otherwise your work will not be recorded and you cannot win prizes.
- Use you use your 'blind keyboard' every time you practice.
- Students can listen to music. The use of a playlist is encouraged, to avoid stopping to select a track.
Video for Typing explaining Home Row Keys. It's is very important your fingers always return to the home row.
Proof reading / correcting exercise
Word Document to complete the proof reading exercise.
Chrome Book Students
It is not possible to use Miroscosoft Word on a Chrome book. To complete the above exercise, students can work with a partner with a Microsoft machine.
Chrome helpful functionality for BOTH Microsoft and and Chrome book students
Students with a Microsoft machine can still use Google docs functionality. All students are advise to download the Read & Write Chrome extension featured in this video.
Google docs has similar helpful functionality when typing work. Take a look at this video to find out more.