What is BBC dance mat?
Parents need to know that Dance Mat Typing is a free online educational game from the BBC that teaches kids to type using the home-row technique. Anthropomorphic animal teachers take kids through each of the game’s stages, showing them where to place their fingers and which fingers to use to type which keys.
How do I touch type?
Learn how to touch type
- Sit straight and remember to keep your back straight.
- Keep your elbows bent at the right angle.
- Face the screen with your head slightly tilted forward.
- Keep at least 45 – 70 cm of distance between your eyes and the screen.
- Еxpose the shoulder, arm, and wrist muscles to the least possible strain.
What is Stage 4 of dance mat typing?
This is stage 4! Before we get the new show on the road, we have to be sure that you have already learned all the letters of the 3 stages in level 1. Let’s go over the home row and a few letters in the first row that we learned in the warm up round.
What to do in Stage 4 of typing?
In stage 4 of level 4 focuses on how all the letters in the home row, top row, and bottom row were used in the previous level up to Stage 10, where we learned the use of the last two letters x and z.
How to type on dance mat with your pinky finger?
This Dance mat typing game helps you to learn how by using your left right-hand pinky finger slightly to move to the right side and press the ‘key for the apostrophe. Now your pinky finger controls the semi-colon, p, and (‘) key. If you want to see your progress, at the bottom of the screen, check the smashed plates.
What’s the best way to learn touch typing?
Welcome to Dance Mat Typing, a fun way to learn touch typing. There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages. You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress. You’ll soon be touch typing like an expert!