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Keyboarding Publications and Resources

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

PublicationsBusiness Education

-Keyboarding Tri-Fold Brochure - PDF
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-Keyboarding Video - MP4 | SWF | 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, UT  84660
801>318-4317 or E-mail susan [dot] boothe [at] nebo [dot] edu (Susan Boothe)

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, UT  84660
801>318-4317 or E-mail susan [dot] boothe [at] nebo [dot] edu (Susan Boothe)

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

-Alphabet Keyboard Poem - Word | PDF
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-Keyboard Chart, Black - Word | PDF
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-Keyboard Chart, Color - Word | PDF
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-Keyboard Patterns - PDF
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-The Keyboard Board - PDF

Resources - Training Presentations

  HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS...500 WORDS
 
 
 


  HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS...100 PHRASES
 
 
 


  KEYBOARDING METHODOLOGY/LITERACY
 
 
 
  -Keyboarding Techniques

 

 


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
laura [dot] deshazo [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Laura deShazo), Specialist
Business Education
Phone: 801>538-7572
Fax: 801>538-7868

andrea [dot] curtin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Andrea M. Curtin) , Support Staff
Business Education
801>538-7976




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