Learning to type requires a student to memorize the layout of the keyboard and practice typing without looking at the keys. This is possible with online courses, at-home practice and classes in school. Typing skill devel... More »

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The computer keyboard is important because it is the most effective input tool for letters and characters. Computer keyboards are analogous to the keys on a typewriter. Even if the technology has the ability to create le... More »

Function keys on a keyboard run from F1 to F12 and accomplish specific purposes depending on the current operating system and the program running on the computer. A user can use each of the function keys independently, t... More »

As of July 2015, several schools, including Newark Catholic High School, Pomfret Community School and Davis School District, offer practice sheets for keyboard typing online. The Newark school has practice sheets for 19 ... More »

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Stage one of "Dance Mat Typing" teaches children to type with the letters in the home row, as well as how to shift their hands to reach the space bar, "g" and "h" keys. "Dance Mat Typing" is a children's typing game that... More »

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The objective of Cool Math Games' "Run 2" is to guide a character through a three-dimensional course using the arrow keys and space bar on a keyboard. The course increases in difficulty as the game progresses and introdu... More »

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In the QWERTY layout of the keyboard used for most computers, keys are arranged so that combinations of frequently used letters are across the keyboard from each other for a faster typing speed. Creators of the Dvorak la... More »