Keyboarding Without Tears: Learn to Type for Kids
Help your students learn to type while having fun! Our web-based curriculum for grades K–5 teaches typing, general computer readiness, online test prep, and features award-winning digital citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Education.
Explore the Program
Keyboarding Without Tears makes it easy to teach the pre-keyboarding and keyboarding skills students need to succeed with any assignment, in any setting.
Why It Works
Simplified Approach to the Keyboard
The color-coded rows and simple approach to the keyboard reinforce correct technique to make keyboarding a comfortable, automatic skill.
Cross Curricular Connections
Teach keyboarding alongside other subjects! Fun typing lessons and writing activities connect keyboarding to math, social studies, ELA, and science.
Digital Citizenship Lessons
The program includes digital citizenship lesson to prepare keyboarders to use the computer and internet safely and responsibly and upon lesson completion grade-level appropriate digital citizenship assessments.
Easy Set Up
Configures to various roster management and SSO solutions including Clever, Google SSO and Classlink.
Preparing Students with Digital Citizenship Lessons
Students who use Keyboarding Without Tears will also learn how to remain safe and responsible while exploring online. Through our collaboration with Common Sense Education, students have access to award-winning an digital citizenship curriculum, covering key topics such as:
- Media Balance and Well-Being
- Privacy and Security
- Digital Footprint and Identity
- Relationships and Communication
- Cyberbullying, Digital Drama, and Hate Speech
- News and Media Literacy
The Proof Is in the Numbers
In a research study, students using Keyboarding Without Tears had a 43% higher average words-per-minute score than students not using Keyboarding Without Tears.
"This is a great program for the students. A lot of my fifth-grade students have learned to type without looking down while in the home row position."MAYA S, GRADE 5 TEACHER
Teacher's Choice Award
Flexible License Models and Implementation Options
Purchase grade-level licenses and get your students one step closer to keyboarding mastery with age appropriate content and cross-curricular themes. Volume, multi-year and site license pricing models are available to fit your school and district needs. Choose from multiple implementation options including roster management and SSO solutions such as Clever, Google SSO and ClassLink. Contact us for a quote or shop online.Shop Now
*Pricing information: K-5 district-wide pricing