Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of keyboarding in sixth grade. These skills will be continued and reinforced in the seventh and eight grade. Students will practice keyboarding skills using Microtype. This is the software that students will use through-out the 18 weeks for their warm-up, keyboarding lessons and tests. Each week, students will have a keyboarding test.To practice for keyboarding tests, students can click the following link: Peter's Online Typing Course. The typing lessons in this program are very similiar to the weekly keyboarding tests that your child will take. To practice for Test 1, practice Lesson 1. To practice for Test 2, practice Lesson 2 and so on.