This program is designed to build the following character traits:
Independence: Our keyboarding classes foster academic independence by teaching proper typing skills, increasing a student's ability to communicate with others, both socially and academically.
Our keyboarding classes are active and multi-sensory programs designed to memorize the keyboard and instill proper typing techniques. QWERTY is offered to students in grade 3-5, and QWERTY Plus is offered to students in grades 7-12. Classes run in July and August, and are 10 hours in total. Please take a look at the schedule for all dates and times.
Correct keyboarding posture and positioning
Efficient typing strokes
Strategies to improve keyboarding accuracy and speed
Note-taking strategies and how to use tech tools to improve the quality of written work (QWERTY Plus only)