AFENYMS Computer Club Typing Tutorial


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Computer Club Scholars: Follow these instructions to practice typing with Mavis Beacon at home.

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AFENYMS Computer Club Typing Tutorial

  1. 1. AFENYMS Computer Club: At-Home Typing Tutorial
  2. 2. The Typing Claw!
  3. 3. The Typing Claw: Left Hand Pointer finger = F key Middle finger = D key Ring finger = S key Pinky finger = A key
  4. 4. The Typing Claw: Right HandPointer finger = J keyMiddle finger = K keyRing finger = L keyPinky finger = ; key
  5. 5. How do I pass a quiz?You must do 3 things:3) You must use the Typing Claw!5) You must have 100% accuracy!7) You must be fast enough!
  6. 6. How do I practice?
  7. 7. How do I know how I did?A screen will pop up that tells you:3) Your accuracy5) Your WPM, or words per minute
  8. 8. Then what do I do?If you pass: Raise your hand, so Mr. Dunham can watch you type.If you don’t pass: Click on “History,” then try again. Keep practicing!Required Scores: Beginner Quiz #1: 15 WPM, 100% accuracy Beginner Quiz #2: 18 WPM, 100% accuracy Beginner Quiz #3: 22 WPM, 100% accuracy
  9. 9. The Home Row KeysYour fingers should look like this:
  10. 10. The Home Row KeysYour fingers should look like this:
  11. 11. Logging Onto the Computer1) When you come into Computer Club, your laptop stays all the way closed until Mr. Dunham tells you to open it.3) Press the button on the front center of the case and lift the laptop lid.5) Press the oval power button in the upper right-hand corner of the keyboard.
  12. 12. 4) Once the computer turns on, yourscreen should look like this. Waithere:
  13. 13. 5) Next, hold down the Ctrl, Alt, andDelete buttons all at the same time.
  14. 14. 6) The next screen should look likethis:7) In the box next to “User name:” typein: afbwar8) Press the Enter key on the keyboard.
  15. 15. 9) Wait for Windows to load completely.10) Once it has loaded. Hold down theFn key and the F1 key at the same time. The bar on the screen should go to 0.
  16. 16. 11) Use the mousepad to click Startthen Programs.
  17. 17. 12) Then click Broderbund.13) Click Mavis Beacon Teaches TypingDeluxe 17. Then select the program.
  18. 18. 14) Once the program loadscompletely, click the Create New Userbutton.
  19. 19. 15) Click “Next.”16) Type in your name. Don’t change anyof the settings. Click the Finish button.
  20. 20. 16) You’re in the program’s “lobby” now.Move your mouse over the computer atthe bottom of the screen and click it.
  21. 21. 17) Click “Beginner Typist”.
  22. 22. 18) Follow the instructions on thescreen and spend the next few minutesdoing the lessons!
  23. 23. Shutting Down1) When Mr. Dunham gives the cue, click the X in the upper right-hand corner of the Mavis Beacon window. You don’t need to save.
  24. 24. 2) Click the Start button, then clickShut Down, then click OK.
  25. 25. 3) Wait until the screen goescompletely black.