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Learn to type correctly on a computer

Basics


Learn the "home position" with with left little finger on the a key and the right little finger on the ; key.

Find the keys in the order of the alphabet

Start with the left hand. Find:   a   b   c   d   e   f   g
With the right hand Find:   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p
Left hand:   q   r   s   t
Right hand & Left hand:   u   v   w   x   y   z

Do this exercise every day for 5 to 10 minutes

The shift on both sides creates capitals and other characters. Experiment with the numbers and the shift key. It's fun.

The tab key is also helpful too.

The caps lock is useful when typing in all capitals.

The delete key is also necessary when correcting mistakes.

The escape key (esc) is a computer thing that is useful when difficulties occur.

The space bar at the bottom of the keyboard makes spaces with every hit, usually done by the thumb.

To delete the "last thing" typed hit Control Z on a pc (hold down the Control and hit the z once). On a Mac hit Control Z (hold down the Control key and hit the z key once). This is a very helpful thing to know on a computer.
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