Presentation on theme: "Keyboarding Techniques. Home Row HOME ROW KEYS Why? …Typing while you are in the HOME ROW KEY position will allow you type quicker with less mistakes."— Presentation transcript:
HOME ROW KEYS Why? …Typing while you are in the HOME ROW KEY position will allow you type quicker with less mistakes.
Accuracy Builds SPEED
Correct Posture Correct Arm and Hand Position Correct Keystroking Technique All can be observed and graded! Techniques
Spine straight leaning slightly forward Centered in front of keyboard Comfortable distance from keyboard Feet flat on floor, slightly apart Posture
Arms relaxed; elbows naturally close to body Forearms nearly parallel with slope of keyboard Arm and Hand Position
Fingers curved, tips of fingers resting lightly on keys Wrists low, but palms of hands not resting on the keyboard Hands and wrists "quiet," almost motionless Wrists and Fingers
Use the tips of your fingers to operate the assigned keys Use a circular, pecking motion (down and inward) Proper Keystroking Technique
You will type faster. You will make fewer mistakes. You will be able to type longer without getting as tired. It will be less likely that you will have health problems with your hands and wrists. If you do this…
Open a new Word Document & Practice This… asdf jkl; aassddff jjkkll;; adsa ;lkj …Try typing without making a mistake!
In the Same Word Document, Type as Many Different Words as you can using ONLY the Home Row Letters! A S D F J K L
Difficult, isnt it?
In the Same Word Document, Type as Many 3-LETTER Words as you can using The Home Row Letters AND The Upper Row Letters! Q W E R T Y U I O P A S D F J K L