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Learn Typing and Computer Skills for Elementary School

Choreography by Rae
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(579)
In this 6 week course students will learn to type using two hands in addition to learning basic computer skills.

Class experience

For students to have a solid understanding of the computer keyboard QWERTY Layout (English- United States). This includes having memorized where many of the keys are, the ability to type without looking at the keyboard, the ability to use a computer mouse for basic functions, and the ability to use recognize keyboard shortcuts.
Most students will leave this course with the ability to type short paragraphs either from hearing words, reading words, or thinking of a story.
Ms. Rae has been creating original academic curriculum for kids for over a decade. All teachers leading this course are required to have solid training in our writing curriculum in addition to our computer literacy curriculum.
Homework Offered
Students will see the best results if they practice for 10 minutes a day 5 days a week outside of class.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Informal assessment of student's typing speed.
Grades Offered
A laptop or computer with a standard American keyboard (computer keyboard QWERTY Layout English- United States). 
A computer mouse.**

If your device does not have a mouse, please let us know so we can be prepared with tips on how to use the laptop scroll pad to complete the same functions.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Day 1 preparation:
Before class, Please adjust your computer settings so that your child can screen share in class. For students age 7 to 8, please have an adult available if needed for any tech issues. It can be disruptive to the learning environment when we experience delays related to a learner's inability to get assistance on the first day. Generally after day 1, the students are fine navigating the online platform on their own.

Typing is a skill that is developed by repeated practice. Four out of six classes are primarily students typing and getting to the know the keyboard. It can feel boring and while typing games can make things more fun, the games do not replace memorizing the keys. Students who do the homework generally see the greatest benefit from this class.

Typing.com does not capture student personal identifying information. Online accounts are set up by the instructor and only include the student's name. No personal email address is required. This class also uses Google Docs. Parents do not have to any special accounts for the student. No personal identifying information for the student is required. The teacher will distribute a link in class.
Nearpod does not capture student personal identifying information. An online account is set up by the instructor and the student can create any name they want.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(579)
Choreography by Rae has been creating self-confidence boosting programming since 2015. We're more than just movement.
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Group Class


for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
55 min

Completed by 130 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-12
2-5 learners per class

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