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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Christian Keyboarding {Review}

Even though we spend a lot of time on handwriting, I am very aware of the importance of typing {hello, blog world!}. Both of our girls enjoy being on the computer and working on their own little blogs ~ but typing is a little difficult when you are hunting for letters that were long worn off the keyboard by your mom.

We were sent Keyboarding for the Christian School, Elementary Version and Keyboarding for the Christian School, Revised Edition from Christian Keyboarding to review with our girls ~ we only used the Elementary Version because the girls are still learning the basics.

About the Program 

Keyboarding for the Christian School, Elementary Version is for grades K-5 and has 32 lessons that start with basic keyboarding skills and progressively increase in difficulty. In the beginning students learn key placement and work up to typing Scripture as copywork. The lessons are laid out in the following format:

Lessons 1-20: Alphabetic Keys
Lessons 21-25: Numbers and Symbols Keys
Lessons 26-29: Number Pad
Lesson 30: Centering Vertically and Horizontally
Lesson 31: Enumerated Lists
Lesson 32: Timed Writings 

In Our Home 

To say Laurianna was excited to have typing lessons would really be an understatement. The second she saw the lessons in a binder, she propped them up on our counter, pulled out the laptop and had me explain what she needed to do. 


Laurianna worked on the first two lessons the first day and was able to do it independently after we went over the basics of the program. That evening when we were sitting at the table talking about our school day, Laurianna told everyone about her fff jjj fff jjj typing lessons with much excitement. :)  McKenna has also spent some time typing and Laurianna is now onto lesson five and doing great remembering where the keys are so far.

We have been really enjoying the program and both girls are anxious to know what days they will have lessons in their workboxes. Time has been a little limited right now since we are missing some of our computers {in the shop}, but they squeak in whatever time they can and love it! 

Find Out More 

If you are interested in purchasing the Keyboarding for the Christian school program, the company is offering a coupon for $5 off your purchase of $12.95 or more. Use the code NEWYEAR5 until February 28, 2010 to receive the $5 discount.

You can also purchase both the Elementary Version {$12.95} and the Revised Edition for grades 6 and up {$15.95} together for $22. Visit the Christian Keyboarding site for more information on these specials and to find out more about their products. 

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This product was given to me for review purposes,
and I do not have
to return the product to the vendor. I was not paid for this post.

All opinions expressed in this post are mine.


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  • That sounds great too!

    Thanks for sharing :-)

    Love and blessings,

    By Blogger Mom to 9 Blessings!, At January 20, 2010 at 8:25 AM  

  • I remember being that excited about my first typewriter, when I was a child! Go girls!!

    By Blogger Butterfly, At January 20, 2010 at 5:41 PM  

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    By Anonymous Anonymous, At February 1, 2010 at 6:14 PM  

  • Hi Jolanthe, I was just curious, now that you have finished the program, (lol, I am assuming here. =0) and how did you like it, etc.? We just put our old computer in the kids school room and I mentioned learning how to type and now they are super excited. SO now I am looking for a typing program. This sounds great as they have no experience at all. Thank, Kelly

    By Blogger cooperkelly4, At August 21, 2010 at 9:50 PM  

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