Teacher Review For Dance Mat Typing

My homeroom and ELD classes really enjoy this as an introduction to keyboarding and correct keyboard hand placement.

Lorena S.
Classroom teacher
South/West Park Elementary School
Tracy, CA
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My Grades 3
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 2
Support 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I use this website to introduce keyboarding to my students so that they can better attain that skill as they play around on the computers. It's entertaining and my ELD students might have had difficulty understanding the accents of the characters, but the graphics helped them catch up and practice proper keyboard placement efficiently.
My Take
In my opinion, this product is a good introduction to keyboarding due to its high engagement, for smaller kids. With kindergartners, first, second and third graders it's been a hit at our site. However, it is a keyboarding site- I had no expectations for more than that and that's all I got.