Keyboarding and Output

I can… K 1 2 3

Resources: 

Use keyboarding programs (Typing Pal) and games to assist in development of skills. E E D D Typing Pal Tour

Typing Pal Instructions (for SD#71 employees only)

Keyboard Placement

Play Video ButtonTyping Pal Tour

Be aware of proper posture and ergonomics. E E D D Keyboarding Thoughts and Resources
Locate and use letter and number keys with left and right hand placement (home row). E E E D Keyboard Placement
Locate and use correct finger/hand for space bar, return/enter and shift key. E E D D
Learn to use special characters as needed (i.e. accents, tilda) E E
Access points for all (UDL) 
Use keyboard orientation “knowing the location of the letters and characters” and typing speed should be a focus not necessarily home row E E E D Play Video ButtonTyping Pal Tour
Consider onscreen keyboards or keyboards on tablet screen if focus up and down (tracking) from screen to keyboard is difficult E On Screen Keyboard Tutorial

Windows On Screen Task Card

Play Video ButtonAccessibility for Reading and Writing (Jane Rondow)

Use Word Prediction if word finding, spelling, typing speed or gross or fine motor are issues E E IOS Word Prediction Tutorial

Chrome Extension Tutorial ReadWrite Word Prediction

Play Video ButtonAccessibility for Reading and Writing (Jane Rondow)

Use speech to text as an alternative to keyboard to express ideas E E Play Video ButtonTalk Typer Video

Chrome Talk-Typer Tip Sheet

How to Use Talk Typer on the Computer

SD#71 UDL Toolkit Task Card Talk Typer

Dictate Office 365 Word Installed

Dictation Chart

Commands you can use in Dictate in Office 365

SD#71 UDL Toolkit Task Card Enable Dictation

Play Video ButtonAccessibility for Reading and Writing (Jane Rondow)

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