How many levels are there in dance mat typing?

How many levels are there in dance mat typing?

four levels
Dance Mat Typing is a fun way to learn touch typing. There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages. You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress.

Does dance mat typing work?

The students have shown a marked improvement in their typing skills and familiarity with key locations on the keyboard since I began using Dance Mat. Students should be forewarned that the letter z is pronounced zed. Some of the characters play on stereotypes which bothers me, but the students do not seem to notice.

What is the typing game with the animals?

Dance Mat Typing by the BBC is a good choice. It is interactive, fun, free and easy-to-use for kids; the system is complete with animated animal characters, graphics and sounds.

How long does it take to learn to touch type?

An average student without learning differences would learn to touch type within eight to ten hours. They might be touch typing at a very slow speed (8 – 15 words per minute).

How do I touch type?

Learn how to touch type

  1. Sit straight and remember to keep your back straight.
  2. Keep your elbows bent at the right angle.
  3. Face the screen with your head slightly tilted forward.
  4. Keep at least 45 – 70 cm of distance between your eyes and the screen.
  5. Еxpose the shoulder, arm, and wrist muscles to the least possible strain.

What is a good typing speed?

What is the average typing speed? The average typing speed is around 40 words per minute (wpm). If you want to be very productive, you should aim for a typing speed of 65 to 70 words per minute.

How many hours should I practice typing a day?

Practising ‘little and often’ (15 -30 minutes a day) works much better than an hour or more once a week. If you practise regularly and don’t give up, you should be able to learn to touch type fluently in 2-3 months, maybe even less. A total of 10 – 15 hours of practice should get you touch typing slowly.

Can I learn typing at home?

Just slide your fingers around until they find the home row marking. Limit your hand and finger movement only to what is necessary to press a specific key. Keep your hands and fingers close to the base position. This improves typing speed and reduces stress on the hands.

How can I type faster without touching the typing?

Tips for faster typing

  1. look at the screen and not your fingers.
  2. use different keys for successive letters and practice pressing the next key before releasing the last.
  3. practice using a typing test, but one which doesn’t let you use the same source text again and again.
  4. keep practicing so you don’t relapse into old ways.
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