Keyboarding Without Tears

Help your students learn to type while having fun! Our web-based curriculum for grades K–5 teaches typing, general computer readiness, online test prep, and features award-winning digital citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Education.

Keyboarding licenses for as low as $2.85* for districts, schools and classrooms. Request a quote.

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Keyboarding Without Tears makes it easy to teach the pre-keyboarding and keyboarding skills students need to succeed with any assignment, in any setting. 

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Why It Works Quick Results

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Simplified Approach to the Keyboard

The color-coded rows and simple approach to the keyboard reinforce correct technique to make keyboarding a comfortable, automatic skill.

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Cross Curricular Connections

Teach keyboarding alongside other subjects! Fun typing lessons and writing activities connect keyboarding to math, social studies, ELA, and science.

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Digital Citizenship Lessons

The program includes digital citizenship lesson to prepare keyboarders to use the computer and internet safely and responsibly and upon lesson completion grade-level appropriate digital citizenship assessments.

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Easy Set Up

Configures to various roster management and SSO solutions including Clever, Google SSO and Classlink.

Preparing Students with Digital Citizenship Lessons

Students who use Keyboarding Without Tears will also learn how to remain safe and responsible while exploring online. Through our collaboration with Common Sense Education, students have access to an award-winning digital citizenship curriculum, covering key topics such as:

  • Media Balance and Well-Being
  • Privacy and Security
  • Digital Footprint and Identity
  • Relationships and Communication
  • Cyberbullying, Digital Drama, and Hate Speech
  • News and Media Literacy
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The Proof Is in the Numbers

In a research study, students using Keyboarding Without Tears had a 43% higher average words-per-minute score than students not using Keyboarding Without Tears.

"This is a great program for the students. A lot of my fifth-grade students have learned to type without looking down while in the home row position."


Awards We're #1

Teacher's Choice Award
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ISTE Approved

Flexible License Models and Implementation Options

Purchase grade-level licenses and get your students one step closer to keyboarding mastery with age appropriate content and cross-curricular themes. Volume, multi-year and site license pricing models are available to fit your school and district needs. Choose from multiple implementation options including roster management and SSO solutions such as Clever, Google SSO and ClassLink. Contact us for a quote or shop online.

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*Pricing information: K-5 district-wide pricing