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Touch Typing

  1. 1. Touch Typing for Life
  2. 2. What is Touch Type? <ul><li>Touch typing is typing with all 8 fingers and 2 thumbs. </li></ul><ul><li>This allows you to type without looking at your hands! </li></ul><ul><li>With a little practice, touch typing will be easier and faster than the old Hunt-and-Peck method. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Basic Position <ul><li>Curl all 8 fingers and gently place them on the green and pink keys. </li></ul><ul><li>Both thumbs must rest on the SPACE bar. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lesson 1 <ul><li>Remember to rest all 8 fingers on the key board, and to rest both thumbs on the space bar at all times! </li></ul><ul><li>ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj ffff jjjj </li></ul><ul><li>fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj fjfjfjjj </li></ul><ul><li>jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff jfjfjfff </li></ul>
  5. 5. Homework <ul><li>Repeat Lesson 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Type SLOWLY. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all 8 fingers and 2 thumbs in their basic position. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a slow and steady pace, and try to look more at the monitor and less at your hands. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lesson Two: Index Fingers only! <ul><li>jjjj uuuu jjjj uuuu jjjj uuuu jjjj uuuu jjjj uuuu </li></ul><ul><li>Juju juju juju juju juju juju juju juju juju </li></ul><ul><li>ffff rrrr ffff rrrr ffff rrrr ffff rrrr ffff rrrr ffff </li></ul><ul><li>Frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr frfr </li></ul><ul><li>jujujuuu jujujuuu jujujuuu jujujuuu </li></ul><ul><li>frfrfrrr frfrfrrr frfrfrrr frfrfrrr frfrfrrr frfrfrrr </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to rest all 8 fingers on the key board, and to rest both thumbs on the space bar at all times! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Homework for Lesson 2 <ul><li>Repeat Lessons 1 and 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Type SLOWLY. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all 8 fingers and 2 thumbs in their basic position. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a slow and steady pace, and try to look more at the monitor and less at your hands. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lesson Three: Middle Fingers Only! <ul><li>ddddkkkk ddddkkkk ddddkkkk ddddkkkk </li></ul><ul><li>kkkkdddd kkkkdddd kkkkdddd kkkkdddd </li></ul><ul><li>Dd kk dd kk dd kk dd kk dd kk dd kk dd </li></ul><ul><li>kdkdkkkk kdkdkkkk kdkdkkkk kdkdkkkk </li></ul><ul><li>dkdkdddd dkdkdddd dkdkdddd dkdkdddd </li></ul><ul><li>Kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd kkd </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to rest all 8 fingers on the key board, and to rest both thumbs on the space bar at all times! </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to Become a Touch Type Ninja <ul><li>Earn your white belt by mastering Lessons 1,2 and 3. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all 8 fingers and 2 thumbs in place, even if you are just typing f,j, and k,d. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lesson 4: Ring Fingers Only! <ul><li>llllssss llllssss llllssss llllssss llllssss </li></ul><ul><li>ssssllll ssssllll ssssllll ssssllll ssssllll </li></ul><ul><li>lslsllll lslsllll lslsllll lslsllll lslsllll lslsllll </li></ul><ul><li>slslssss slslssss slslssss slslssss </li></ul><ul><li>ssssssss llllllll ssssssss llllllll </li></ul><ul><li>llllllll ssssssss llllllll ssssssss </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all fingers curled!!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Homework for Lessons 3 and 4 <ul><li>Repeat Lessons 1, 2, and 3 and 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Type SLOWLY. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all 8 fingers and 2 thumbs in their basic position. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a slow and steady pace, and try to look more at the monitor and less at your hands. </li></ul><ul><li>Shake out your hands to relax. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Lesson 5 <ul><li>Use only your “pinky” fingers </li></ul><ul><li>Aaaa ;;;; aaaa ;;;; aaaa ;;;; aaaa ;;;;; aaaa </li></ul><ul><li>;;;;aaaa ;;;;aaaa ;;;;aaaa ;;;;aaaa ;;;; aaaa </li></ul><ul><li>Aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; aa;; </li></ul><ul><li>Aaa; aaa; aaa; aaa; aaa; aaa; aaa; aaa; </li></ul><ul><li>;aaa ;aaa ;aaa ;aaa ;aaa ;aaa ;aaa ;aaa </li></ul><ul><li>;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a ;a;a </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lesson 5 (cont.) <ul><li>Keep both hands in position! </li></ul><ul><li>Fdsa fdsa fdsa fdsa fdsa fdsa fdsa fdsa </li></ul><ul><li>Asdf asdf asdf asdf asdf asdf asdf asdf </li></ul><ul><li>Jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; jkl; </li></ul><ul><li>;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj ;lkj </li></ul><ul><li>A; a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a a;a </li></ul>
  14. 14. Homework for Lesson 5 <ul><li>Repeat lesson 5. </li></ul><ul><li>Type slow and steady. </li></ul><ul><li>Do NOT speed up! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep BOTH hands in position. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sources <ul><li>Photo on slide 1 www.rootsweb.ancestry.com </li></ul><ul><li>Photo on slide 9 http://eaglemartialartsnj.com </li></ul>

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