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Lucie,

Thanks for the one handed typing program,  We needed that.  I checked out
and it looks good.

Jon

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 9:30 PM, Lucie deLaBruere <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Eric,
>
> After doing some research, Kay and others tell me it (TT4)  is accessible
> from home, but it is s client (fairly significant download)
> That part bummed me out.  I like Type to Learn for our age group.  As a
> former typing teacher, I'm pretty particular about keyboarding software.
> There are many products out that have horrible pedagogy, and actually make
> keyboarding skills worse.
> I will look at typing pal.  I had not heard of that one.
>
> A few years ago I was looking at customtyping.com  which was the ONLY age
> appropriate online program that met the special needs ( for one handed
> typing.
> I thought that was pretty good, but haven't looked at it since, since my
> one handed typist has moved on.
> I think I will look at this one again and let you know what I think.  I"m
> not sure I'm willing to move to a solution that needs a client. This could
> be an obstacle.
>
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>
> Lucie
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> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Eric Hall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> We are considering this with the prices Kay mentioned (comparable to cost
>> of Network version plus $99 annual). It would be an upgrade from TTL3, which
>> we have used in grades 3-4 for many years. Grade 5-6 are still using Mavis
>> Beacon, but she is showing her age and they are getting more practice with
>> “real” typing these days anyway. I am also looking at TypingPal, another
>> online option I have seen. It remains to be seen whether or not our kids
>> would use it at home, but the data we have from the last few years indicates
>> that kids who practice more have better skills. Duh. The cost does not seem
>> significant for providing home access.
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>> on 6/3/10 11:51 AM, Lucie deLaBruere wrote:
>>
>>  Does anyone use the online version of type to learn?  If so, are you
>> happy with it?  What's the cost? (per kid?)  per school license?
>> I will check, with the vendor, but was interested in whether kids are
>> using it online out of the classroom?
>>
>> Lucie
>>
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