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Ages: 6-12
Grade Levels: K-7th

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Product Code: 080-140
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Typing Instructor for Kids: Version 4.0
Do you remember the fable from India in which the blind men took turns investigating an elephant's shape? One felt the tusk and thought an elephant was like a spear, while another felt the trunk and thought an elephant was like a snake. I was very much reminded of this fable when I asked two employees to review the number one best-selling typing software for children, Typing Instructor for Kids.

Terrific or Troublesome?
One saw the program as troublesome because of the occasional references to luck or wishing, the sporadic glimpses of skeletons or peering eyes, and the fact that children are asked to consult a talking stone if they need additional typing instruction. But the other reviewer saw it as an exciting, motivating method of teaching young children how to touch-type.

Multi-level games, graduated drills, and hundreds of activities
This latest version of the interactive fiction typing game, Typing Instructor for Kids 4.0, offers thirteen action-packed, multi-level games; graduated drills and lesson plans; hundreds of activities, exercises, and tests; and bilingual learning in English and Spanish.

Ten customizable plansľwith or without games
Using proven typing techniques, children will master the keyboard while journeying with Toby and Lafitte to five imaginative lands where they learn proper typing techniques and build keyboarding skills. Just choose a Typing Plan, set a word-per-minute goal, and as your child explores Typer Island he will learn typing along the way. The engaging lessons and exercises teach children important typing skills, including speed and accuracy. If your children find your old typing program boring, and if you are looking for the right balance of education, entertainment, and motivation in a typing program, then consider the award-winning Typing Instructor for Kids 4.0.

Another outstanding component in the Timberdoodle Curriculum Series!

˛ Proven Typing Instruction Techniques
˛ Hundreds of Plans, Lessons & Tests
˛ Standard or Split Keyboard & Keypad
˛ New! 20+ Step-by-Step Typing Plans

˛ Three Travel Themes
˛ 36 Travel Destinations
˛ 10 Action-Packed Games
˛ Multi-Level Games
˛ Wild West, Erik the Viking & Sea Adventure

˛ Collect Rewards & Travel Accomplishments
˛ 300+ Interesting Magazine Articles
˛ Add Your Own Plans, Lessons, Tests, Articles & Music

System Requirements
Pentiumź class PC or higher ˛ Microsoftź Windowsź Vista, XP or 2000 ˛ 480 MB Hard Disk Space Available ˛ 128 MB RAM ˛ CD-ROM Drive ˛ 800 x 600, 16-Bit Color Display ˛ Sound Card ˛ Speakers or Headphones ˛ Mouse ˛ DirectXź8 Compatible Video

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
My son (9) loves it. September 25, 2009
Reviewer: Cheryl L. from Shasta Lake, CA  
He used to just use one finger typing however the way it is set up for children is great. He really likes the different "games"

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
...even dad and mom are playing... September 25, 2009
Reviewer: Melody F. from Anthony, Florida  
I was looking for a change up from the normal book work around my house, and decided to try Typing Instructor For Kids. Now it is the one thing I find my children doing at all hours of the day, even on non-school days! It is more like fun than learning and that is a wonderful thing! The music is annoying, but the speaker can be turned off, and we also have earphones. Yes, even dad and mom are playing games to see who can type the fastest! And to think I spent a whole school year taking a typing class and here my children are doing it at young ages, and for fun!! Yeah!

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