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Digital Resources

GMUHS has acquired many resources to enhance student learning and creativity.  The LLC controls the inventory and happily assists students with their equipment needs.

This form details the protocols for equipment usage.

Current items available for use include MacBook Airs, Flip cameras, tripods, iPods, and a GoPro.

Before these items can be used, this permission form must be signed by both a parent and the requesting student.

Typing Resourses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BBC Bitesize - Dance Mat Typing

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr

Animated typing program with 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.

 

EdClub’s Typing Club

https://www.typingclub.com

Learn touch typing online using Typing Club's free typing courses. It includes 650 typing games, typing tests and videos.

 

TypeFaster

http://www.typefastertypingtutor.com/
TypeFaster is a tool that teaches you how to touch type fast using a set of free typing tutorials. This program comes in three version: Standard, Accessible and Spanish. The Standard version is the ideal one so far for it has quite many interesting features such as:
It supports multiple keyboard layouts
It offers a clear indication of which fingers to use
It has multi user support
It also offers different versions for single user, multi user and multi user with teacher support.

 

TypingWeb

https://www.typing.com/
Typing Web is a free web service that allows its users to learn fast typing through a series of comprehensive keyboarding lessons and games. This application covers the three levels: beginner, advanced, and special. Just choose the one that suits you and there you go.

Audiobooks and Use Protocols

The LLC has books available for use on iPods as well.  Students are welcome to request books that we may not have and we will make every effort to obtain the books requested. 

Current audiobooks include The Hobbit, The Giver, FanBoy, The Lightening Thief, and Monster.

Please come to the LLC desk to see what we have and what we can get for you!