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touch tying tutors / summer courses/ programs

(7 Posts)
Newhere2 Wed 08-Jul-15 11:25:03

Hello,

Looking for a touch typing tutor or program to help my DS 11. He did a summer course last year for 4 days in town but I think even the small class was too difficult for him to focus on something that was so "uncool".....

Anyone recommend a touch typing tutor or program? We are in Richmond, London

thx

magimedi Wed 08-Jul-15 11:35:15

Mavis Beacon touch typing is how my OH learnt to touch type (at the age of about 55). It's free to download & lots of people recommend it. But I have no idea how useful it is for an 11 year old.

Here's one link (not a freebie) but seems to be adaptable for all ages

typing-software-review.toptenreviews.com/mavis-beacon-teaches-typing-family-edition-review.html

Tel your DS from me that being able to type well is seriously cool - shows how good your hand/eye co-ordination is & will be so useful to him for all his life.

Newhere2 Fri 10-Jul-15 17:48:57

many thanks.

I'll give it a look.

Bigbird69 Fri 10-Jul-15 18:22:21

Nessy Fingers!!!!
OT endorsed and very good

Newhere2 Sun 12-Jul-15 10:59:25

thanks. Ive also heard good things about typing instructor platinum....any comments?

Newhere2 Tue 14-Jul-15 07:37:10

bumping

oliviaaah Mon 20-Jul-15 18:24:55

Try www.verityping.co.uk. They're in your area and have SN expertise.

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