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Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum 5 – Mac

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Get to the head of the class with this award-winning typing program, preferred by teachers and parents. Typing Instructor for Kids has just the right blend of features to provide an educational, entertaining, and motivating experience for young ty...
Get to the head of the class with this award-winning typing program, preferred by teachers and parents. Typing Instructor for Kids has just the right blend of features to provide an educational, entertaining, and motivating experience for young typists. Creative Typer Island theme, fast moving, arcade-style games, and educational learning plans keep you engaged as you earn rewards, play challenging games, and increase your typing skills. Learn to type in English or Spanish.

Island Adventure Motivates Kids to Improve Typing Skills

Typing Instructor for Kids offers rewards every step of the way! Visit distinct lands for lessons, challenges, tests, and games. Search for treasures, earn points, and add gold and jewels to your treasure box on a journey to reach the Castle and become the Ruler of Typer Island. Once you reach the Castle you will be a touch typist and can print a certificate of accomplishment!

More Adventures in the Castle & the Lost City

Once you get to the Castle, you can play new games available only in the Castle, Tomb Typer and Xtreme Typing. Make your way to the mysterious Lost City and discover Treasure Quest, a unique narrative typing game, and Ziggy, a fun typing challenge.

Ergonomics & Custom Typing Plans Help Kids Learn to Type

Step-by-Step Typing Instruction is provided, including proper posture, finger position, and ergonomic features. Visual guides show finger and key placement. Choose from one of eleven educational typing plans with seamless progression tailored for both keyboard and numeric keys and symbols.

10 Complete Typing Plans

Learning the Home Row
Home Row and Upper Row
Home Row and Lower Row
Ages 7-8
Ages 9-10
Games Plan
Skill Building Plan
Suggested Typing Plan (no games)
Suggested Typing Plan
Numeric Key Pad
Creative Ways to Practice Typing

Explore five exciting lands on Typer Island on your adventure to reach the Castle. Take a break from your typing plan at anytime and visit the Practice Area where you can play challenging multi-level games in the arcade on Explorer Isle, practice lessons and tests, or practice typing classic literature or fairy tales in Story Lagoon.

160 Professional Lessons & Tests

Improve your typing speed and accuracy quickly with quality lessons and tests. Repetitive key stroking helps you build correct finger-to-key memory. All lessons and tests are in English and Spanish. Results are provided for adjusted words per minute, based on both typing accuracy and speed.

Structured Touch-Typing Content
Proven Methods for Skill-Building
Unique Drills & Interactive Exercises
Age-Appropriate Content
Graphic Guide Hands
Standard & Split Keyboards
Multi-Skill Levels
30+ Typing Challenges to improve overall typing performance.

Comprehensive Evaluation
Timed Challenges
Advanced Level Challenges
Multi-Level Game Challenges
Charts on Instant Feedback for all Typing Activities

Instant Feedback is provided on typing results so you can see how you did on a lesson, challenge, test, or game right away. Detailed results show the keys you know well and the keys that need more practice.

Results are given for:

Words per minute (WPM) Scores & Accuracy Percentages
Results Calculated from All Activities
Performance Assessment for Key, Finger, Hand & Row
Printable Results
Results Tracked for Five Typists
Certificates of Achievement

You can print a certificate of achievement when you reach the Castle to show you have successfully conquered Typer Island and are a Touch Typist.

Multi-Play Games Set a New Standard in Entertainment!

Entertaining and challenging typing games offer multiple ways to play games for typists of all levels. Choose the length of time, words-per-minute, and level of difficulty. Typing Instructor Platinum for Kids has over 30+ game challenges that teach specific typing skills, such as speed, accuracy, rhythm, dexterity, and retention.

30+ Game Challenges

Type the words on each pillar of the pyramid to change it to a new color before the enemies ruin your plans in Ziggy. Use your retention and typing skills to find gold and jewels in Treasures of the Sunken City. Beware of giant sea creatures in Typing with Sharks and learn to type quickly and accurately to keep your submarine intact. Improve your key stroking by zapping space debris in Flotsam Fighter. Advance to the next level or fly through the skies in Diamond Glider’s rhythm typing adventure. All of Typing Instructor games have multiple levels of play to keep typing challenges fun and motivating.

Mac System Requirements
PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Core Duo Processor; 800 MHz Processor or Higher • Mac OS X 10.4 – 10.12 or Higher, Including Lion • CD-ROM Drive • 480 MB Hard Drive Space • Video Card with 32 MB of Video RAM • 1024 X 768 Resolution • Speakers & Mouse