Book Keyboarding Skills for Children with Disabilities by Dorothy E. Penso (Whurr Publishers pound;25.99). Aimed at those helping children who are unable to use a pencil or pen to acquire typing skills.
Resource First Keys 2 (Logotron pound;40) www.logo.comcatviewfirst-keys-2.html
New edition of software for developing keyboard skills alongside early literacy using picture cues.
Website ABC Rain www.wartoft.nusoftwaresebran A great freeware resource in which colourful letters of the alphabet fall down the screen. The child must find the letter on the keyboard and press it before the letter falls to the bottom.Free classroom resources at www.tes.co.ukict1
Jim Merrett is an educational consultant and ICT teacher based in the South-west