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Middle School Middle School Business Keyboarding

Pre Requisites



Using a special in-house typing software, SimpleType, students will gain typing speed while learning the proper technique to become a keyboarding master. Students will learn introductory word processing and electronic presentation best practices in addition to computer hardware, internet, and business application skills to prepare for their future career.

Module 01 - Keyboarding Basics

  • Overview of typing interactive
  • Ergonomics
  • Home row keys
  • Reach keys (G, H, and enter)
  • Computer maintenance
  • Computer memory
  • Computer storage

Module 02 - Internet Smart

  • Upper row keys
  • History of the internet
  • How to stay safe on the internet
  • Netiquette
  • Copyright laws
  • Web browsers
  • Domain name systems
  • Reliable and valid websites

Module 03 - Write with Word

  • Lower row keys
  • Office Online account
  • Word Online layout
  • Editing in Word
  • Proofreading
  • Saving a file in Word
  • Printing a document in Word
  • Workplace skills

Module 04 - Present with PowerPoint

  • Number keys
  • PowerPoint Online layout
  • Format text in PowerPoint
  • Add and format pictures
  • Add/change slides
  • How to choose a theme and design
  • How to format a background
  • Spell Check
  • Saving a PowerPoint presentation
  • Printing a PowerPoint presentation
  • Public speaking skills
  • Impromptu speaking skills

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