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Type to Learn: Lesson Overview

Lesson Includes:

  1. Lesson Instruction (click BEGIN)
  2. Activities: Big Ideas, Dig This, Drone Control, Message Master, and Reconnect (see grid for more information)
  3. Final Challenge
  4. Custom Content (if created & assigned by teacher)

Lesson Instruction (Accessed by Selecting BEGIN):

  • Current Goals (Words per Minute and Accuracy)
  • Lesson Topic
  • Each Lesson consists of 4 to 7 instructional steps
  • Overlay Hand Support (can be turned off by teacher/admin)

    Security Check (Step 2):

  • 100% accuracy is required for this step, errors will return students to the beginning of Step 2 by Default
  • Teachers are able to modify the User Options so that Errors are Allowed, but requires them to type the correct key before they can proceed

    Lesson Requirements:

  • Students must meet the goal minimums in each of the required sections to successfully complete a lesson
  • Goal minimums are automatically set to be  -7 WPM below the student's WPM goal and -10% below the student's Accuracy goal

Activities Section:

  • Big Ideas: Students type what they see in thought bubbles to save ideas from being lost forever. Thought bubbles are typed by the right hand or the left hand exclusively. Big Ideas is designed to focus on left hand - right hand coordination.



  • Dig This: Students type accurately to carefully break the ice or stone and uncover what's underneath. An optional metronome beat helps students type a smooth cadence. Dig This is designed to focus on accuracy and smooth typing cadence.



  • Drone Control:  Students type commands to pilot an unmanned drone vehicle and deliver important information. Drone Control is designed to focus on improving speed.

  • Message Master: Students send important messages by typing text, dictation, and original writing prompts. Message Master is designed to focus on accuracy, dictation, and original writing.

  • Reconnect: Students use the shift keys to type lines of secret code, including capital letters, symbols, and punctuation, and rebuild infrastructure in the process. Reconnect is designed to focus on using the shift keys. 

Final Challenge:

      

     Final Challenge Requirements:

  • Students must meet the goal minimums in the Final Challenge
  • Goal minimums are automatically set to be  -7 WPM below the student's WPM goal and -10% below the student's Accuracy goal

 Type to Learn Lesson Scope and Sequence can be found here.

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