TypingClub

Website review by Jeff Knutson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Engaging lessons and games help kids learn to type.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 31 reviews

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age 7+

Simply the best!

This is a great way to teach kids to type. Today, kids need to learn to type before they learnt to write! Thanks to the pandemic and online schooling right from kindergarten.
age 7+

Don't sign up for this!

I do not like this website. First, my child was actually struggling more when typing on “Typing Club,” than when she was typing with me. The games also aren't fun or helpful. Instead, all they do is make the kid rush. They do that on about their 5th lesson too. If they don't get the letter fast enough then they will lose a life. I don't like the games because they rush children on the 5th lesson and they have to get 100% to pass it. I think the way they are showing the kids how to write is correct, but the way they’re doing it is not. For example, yes placing your hands on the home row and moving them easily. That's all correct. Though, rushing them, making them hold on to a letter while having to type something different, making children only be able to have 100% to get to the next level. I don't recommend this website for your children, my kids hated it and yours might too.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading: spelling, vocabulary
  • Skills: Tech Skills: digital creation, using and applying technology, Communication: conveying messages effectively, Self-Direction: effort, goal-setting, identifying strengths and weaknesses, personal growth, self-assessment, working efficiently, Thinking & Reasoning: memorization
  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free (There is a free version that allows for many basic lessons. There is a 3-day free trial for the Individual Premium Edition, which allows for no ads, story typing, replay attempts, two additional games, more themes, and more advanced reports. The Individual Premium Edition costs $78/year or $8.50/month.)
  • Last updated: February 24, 2021

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