How I Use It
I teach technology in the computer lab and our school did not have any typing software. This website offered it for free! I was able to sign the whole school up to learn typing. The students enjoyed practicing their typing skills and earning trophies. Unfortunately, you could not stop students from going ahead, but for a free service I guess I can't expect that. I liked that the students could see the letters that they were typing, where they were on the keyboard, and the finger that they had to use to type. They also saw which letters they missed. It helped when I walked around the room, because I could see what they missed and would watch them. I would remind them to keep their eyes on the screen and look at the helpers that were offered.
I would definitely use this if your school does not have a typing software. I also think that it is great for practice at home. The students definitely enjoyed practicing and earning the trophies. Once a month, we would hold a typing contest to see how fast we could type CORRECTLY. For a free service, it is definitely worth using. I would not pay for it though.