Middle School Typing

Why This Class

Your student is already a digital native, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ve developed the best skills to succeed in the world of computers. This course will train your student in one skill that stands out when it comes to online communication and time management: typing!

Students in this self-paced course develop strong typing skills to prepare for high school and beyond. They practice in short bursts to improve their typing speed and accuracy. In the process, they learn about common typing “crutches” and how to avoid them.

Students who complete this course gain the confidence and skills to type quickly and effectively, which will give them an edge in their future educational and career pursuits.

Overarching Questions

Why does typing matter?

What are typing “crutches” and how can I type without using them?

How can I improve my typing speed and accuracy?

Reading List

Mentors provide the required learning materials for this course.

Course Details

Recommended Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Weekly Hours: 2

Format: Self-paced

Credits: 0.5

Please note that program and course descriptions are subject to change as we continuously improve our curriculum throughout the year.