Type to Learn Cloud
- Publisher: Sunburst
- Grade Level: K-12
- Platform: Annual Subscription
- Item #: TTLCloud
|TTL Subscription 25-49 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 50-99 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 100-199 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 200-299 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 300-499 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 500-699 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 700-999 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 1,000-3,999 students, Each
|TTL Subscription 4,000+ students, Each
Type to Learn will improve student typing speed and accuracy by teaching how to type more efficiently.
Type to Learn has 36 lessons, 5 engaging, skill-targeted typing
games with each lesson, and 7 diagnostic, formative, and summative
Developed on a research-based method of sequential, cumulative touch typing instruction, Type to Learn
builds critical 21st Century skills for all keyboarding students in
grades K-12. The integrated cycle of review, demonstration, typing
practice, and assessment, with continuous reinforcement of home row
positioning and ergonomic safety, teaches proper keyboard fingering for
each key with ample opportunity for typing skills practice. This typing
program emphasizes both accuracy and words per minute speed, and
provides each student with individualized remediation and goals for
success. This engaging, all-new product wraps keyboarding lessons into
an intriguing world of adventure and information, complete with exciting
new activities and typing games with redesigned student and teacher
Available as a cloud-based application, Type to Learn
can be used by students at school and home while maintaining
centralized scores! Type to Learn addresses an essential, life-long
skill for students in today's technology-driven world. Learning how to type is now a necessity.
Learning is extended from the all-new instructional lessons
by 5 supporting practice activities. There is also a diagnostic pre-test
and 6 formative assessments placed throughout the lessons. Assessments
analyze a student's typing accuracy and speed, setting and adjusting
achievement goals as the student improves his/her skills on the
keyboard. Lessons also track student accuracy and speed and assign
immediate, individualized remediation where needed.
Teachers and parents will appreciate the real-time
record-keeping, including progress graphs and reports on lessons,
activities, and assessments. Teachers can analyze student keyboarding
errors by hand, finger, and key to pinpoint problem areas. A parent
report, accessed from the student login, allows parents to track their
child's typing progress and scores throughout the program.
Features & Benefits
Type to Learn has more than 100 lessons, 5 engaging,
skill-targeted typing games with each lesson, and 7 diagnostic,
formative, and summative assessment.
A diagnostic typing pre-test assesses
students' existing keyboarding skills and places them at a certain
typing lesson matching their abilities. The typing pre-test also
analyzes students' starting speed and accuracy, setting personalized
achievement goals for the program teaching them how to type more
Each keyboarding lesson includes:
- Home row reinforcement
- Warm-up exercise
- Review of previously learned keys
- Demonstration of new keys
- Practice exercises
3D hand animation on a reference keyboard demonstrates correct fingering for new keys and provides support when incorrect keys are pressed.
If at any time the student performs below achievement goals, personalized remediation content
is automatically provided, based on specific errors the student made. A
short Final Challenge quiz at the end of every lesson must be
passed in order for the student to progress.
Formative assessments and a final summative assessment ensure
that students have mastered the keys to that point and are ready to
continue. Speed and accuracy are analyzed and goals are increased
accordingly.Type to Learn incorporates real-world typing content that is age-appropriate and cross-curricular, including:
- Historical documents
- Literature passages
- Frequently used Quick-blends and Quick-words
- Original writing tasks
An optional Top Scores list can display
students with the highest accuracy and speed across a single class,
grade, school, district, or even all Type to Learn web users.
Type to Learn is Fully Cloud Based
Type to Learn allows students to practice from anywhere they have an internet connection and current web browser.
- Sunburst hosted servers. We host everything, so you never have to do any maintenance.
- Always have the most recent updates.
- Students can use their username and password to log in from home and practice at anytime.
- Teachers enjoy remote access to reports from a web browser anytime, anywhere.