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The Complete Typing Preparedness Program for kids in Grade School!

Enter a wonderful new world of learning with JumpStart Typing.

Typing is an essential skill in today's computer-oriented world. By learning correct typing technique at an early age, kids have a valuable skill that they can apply throughout life. Designed specifically for kids, JumpStart Typing gives your child this critical technological edge with a product that's fun to play and easy to use.

In JumpStart Typing, kids ages 7-10 learn essential typing skills while competing in an extreme keyboarding competition. Professor Sparks, along with his robot pal, Botley (of JumpStart 3rd Grade fame), have completed the galaxy's first Extreme Keyboarding Stadium. The most skilled typists and students from around the universe are arriving to compete for top scores in the most extreme and daring keyboarding games. But just as the games are about to begin, bratty Polly Sparks locks the team captain in the Trophy Room! To free the coach and save the competition, Botley needs you to assume the roll of team coach.

Kids will learn:

  • Hand Placement
  • Correct Posture
  • Letter Combinations
  • Number and Punctuation Keys
  • Upper and Lower Case

Practice your typing skills by taking timed lessons and playing exciting arcade-style games like snowboarding, rock climbing, and skateboarding.

JumpStart Typing applies the award winning approach of the JumpStart Learning System to teach correct typing technique. Designed specifically for kids ages 7-10, the product combines arcade-style game play and challenging activities with timed typing lessons and technique movies to offer a comprehensive typing experience.

Software Features:

Rockin' Rock Climbing

  • Key your way to the top while avoiding obstacles!

Ultimate Skateboarding

  • Practice your typing as you master skateboard tricks.

Radical Snowboarding

Type the correct letter combinations as you race down an icy slope!

  • A special diagnostic evaluation determines your child's base typing ability
  • Movie clips teach correct hand placement, posture, and other typing fundamentals
  • Train with over 30 lessons!
  • Skill levels automatically adjust to your child's growing abilities
  • Play arcade-style practice games to improve speed and accuracy

Ages: 7 to 10

Publisher:  Knowledge Adventure

Windows Requirements
  • Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
  • Pentium II or faster processor
  • 64 MB of RAM (128 MB for Vista or XP)
  • 100 MB free hard disk space
  • 640x480 monitor, 16-bit color
  • Sound card & speakers
  • 12X CD-ROM drive

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