Home Screen Options

  1. Click Take a Lesson to begin your typing lessons. This is a good place to start if it is your first time using the program. (See the Lesson Area section of this User Guide for more information.)
  2. Click Practice Area to practice your typing skills. You can choose from a wide selection of practice lessons, or you can import your own text files. (See the Practice Area section of this User Guide for more information.)
  3. Click Arcade to play a typing game. You can choose from a variety of entertaining games that help improve your typing skills. Each game emphasizes a different set of skills, but they all focus on fun! (See the Typing Games section of this User Guide for more information.)
  4. Click Reports to view a detailed analysis of your typing progress. Check these reports often to keep track of your progress and find out which keys you need to practice on. (See the Reports section of this User Guide for more information.)
  5. Click Settings to make changes to the look and feel of the program. Language and audio settings can also be adjusted on this screen. (See the Settings section of this User Guide for more information.)
  6. Click Help to access the User Guide, Finger Positioning Guide, Broderbund Web site, For Technical Support and for Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz updates. You can also click Help at any time during the program to receive information about the screen you are currently viewing. (See the Help section of this User Guide for more information.)
  7. Click Change User to sign in as a different user. (See the Registration section of this User Guide for more information.)
  8. Click Exit to exit the program and return to your desktop.

HINT: You may return to the Home screen from anywhere in Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz by clicking the Home button located at the upper menu bar of most screens.