I will be doing a future post on Typing Camp since I create many of the resources I use for the fun week on my own.
However, we do use an instructional video called "Typin' Time." It is a great video for teaching students ways to remember the location of the keys, but unfortunately, the company that produced the video is no longer in business.
However, we use the software program "Type to Learn" in the computer lab for extra practice once students are introduced to the keys. It is great! Below is a link to purchase it on the Scholastic site. It is also offered in many issues of Scholastic's Click software club. After typing camp, I send out Click flyers that offer "Type to Learn" so that parents can purchase a copy for additional practice at home. The bonus points you earn can be used to buy lots of books for your classroom library!
Link to Type to Learn: http://shop.scholastic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay_16051_-1_10001_10002
Link to Scholastic's Click Software Club: http://teacher.scholastic.com/clubs/click/october.htm
Check back often for a future post on Typing Camp!
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