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Research shows that children with keying skills are able to compose faster, are prouder of their work, produce documents with a neater appearance, have better motivation and demonstrate improved language arts skills.
-Nieman, 1996

Publications

Keyboarding Tri-Fold Brochure
Keyboarding Video - MP4 | WMV

Resources - Elementary Keyboarding Lesson Plans

Keyboard Chatter Curriculum
Twenty lesson plans for teaching children to "chat with the computer" through touch typing. Created by Susan and Randy Boothe, copyright 1998. Includes drill sheets, poster masters, music cd, game masters, evaluation charts, technique evaluation forms, etc.

Spectrum Publishing
935 East 1160 South
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Phone: (801) 318-4317 | susan[dot]boothe[at]nebo[dot]edu(E-mail)

Keyboard Craze Curriculum
Seventy lesson plans for helping children build speed and accuracy on the keyboard. Created by Randy and Susan Boothe, copyright 2001. Separated into seven lesson groups: technique review, alphabet review, high frequency words, high frequency phrases, speedbuilding, number keypad and composition. Includes drill sheets, poster masters, music cd. methods reminders, etc.

Spectrum Publishing
935 East 1160 South
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Phone: (801) 318-4317 | susan[dot]boothe[at]nebo[dot]edu(E-mail)

Resources - Elementary Posters

Materials listed below have been used or demonstrated at USOE-sponsored elementary keyboarding workshops.

Alphabet Keyboard Poem
Keyboard Chart, Black
Keyboard Chart, Color
Keyboard Patterns
The Keyboard Board

Resources - Training Presentations

High Frequency Words (500 Words)
HFW 1st 50
HFW 2nd 50
HFW 3rd 50
HFW 4th 50
HFW 5th 50
HFW 6th 50
HFW 7th 50
HFW 8th 50
HFW 9th 50
HFW 10th 50

High Frequency Words (100 Phrases)
HFP 1st 10
HFP 2nd 10
HFP 3rd 10
HFP 4th 10
HFP 5th 10
HFP 6th 10
HFP 7th 10
HFP 8th 10
HFP 9th 10
HFP 10th 10
HFP 1st 50
HFP 2nd 50

Keyboarding Methodology/Literacy
Elementary Keyboarding Quotes
Keyboarding...A Basic Literacy Skill
Keyboarding Methodology
Keyboarding Techniques