How to Select a Typing Course for Children


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A good typing course for kids will teach your child all the routinely used letters, numbers, and punctuation. Here are the most important computer keyboard keys they need to learn when learning how to type.

Space bar
This key makes a space. Use your thumbs.

Enter key
This key moves the curser to the next line.

Shift keys
These keys capitalize the letter you are striking, or type the symbol shown in the upper portion of the key. Use the opposite hand to strike the shift key.

Caps lock
This key locks in the shift key that capitalizes all letters, but does not affect the numbers or punctuations.

These keys move the curser in the direction indicated.

This key erases either the print to the right of the curser or the highlighted area.

This key inserts text to the right of the curser. When the key is cancelled (press insert/delete) it will erase as you type.

This key moves the curser to the beginning of that line of text.

This key moves the curser to the end of that line of text.

These symbols are found above the 9 and 0. To open the parenthesis the left hand shift key is struck and simultaneously the 9 is struck, and to close the parenthesis keep the left hand shift key depressed and strike 0.

This symbol is found when you move your right little finger from; to the right to find ‘.

Quotation Marks
This symbol is found when left shift key is depressed and the apostrophe is struck.

A good typing course will help your child memorize those computer keyboard keys in a fun, easy way.

Pam Connolly is a professional educator with the San Diego School District. She has been teaching kids how to type for over 11 years. To teach your child typing, visit


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