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Re: [school-discuss] Typing Tutors - cross-platform and good?

We have done rather well using tuxtyping (www.tux4kids.org), and a set
of word list text files per class, we have a script swap out the text
files with the ones needed for the next class.


On Sun, 28 Jul 2002, David
Bolton wrote:

> Hello David,
> Just an idea, if you could get a few other teachers together who want to
> use free software typing tutors, you could split the chore of writing
> the lessons, and all have a complete typing package.  If it takes off,
> in a year or two it could grow into a rather nice program!
> David
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2002 at 04:07:02AM +0700, David Bucknell wrote:
> > Dear Schoolforgers,
> >
> > I've been looking at the Free Software typing tutors on Seul/edu's app list in
> > hopes of recommending them to a school, but haven't found one that is
> > cross-platform for those that still need wintel. Besides, I haven't found one
> > that is far enough along so that you don't have to write your own lessons. Any
> > good experiences out there with a particular app? Please let us know.

Harry McGregor, CEO, Co-Founder
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