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Alphasmart AS 3000 User Manual: Teacher-managed Words Per Minute And Error Goals

Alphasmart as 3000: supplementary guide.
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To turn correct shift key enforcement off:
1. Start KeyWords and select Teacher options, then type the master
password.
2. Use the arrow keys to scroll down the list of options and select
Turn require correct shift key OFF, then press
3. Confirm that you want to turn this option off.
4. Press
This setting is a toggle; repeat these steps to turn the option on. You
can also set this option simultaneously for an entire group of
AlphaSmart devices using AlphaSmart Manager 2. See "Using
AlphaSmart Manager 2 with KeyWords" on page 39 for instructions.
Note:
lesson (Lesson 10). If this option is on, students won't be
required to press the correct
lesson.
Teacher-managed words per minute
and error goals
KeyWords contains a feature that lets teachers set their own targets
for words per minute (WPM) and for allowable errors. As your
students' typing improves, you may want to set a higher goal for
words per minute, and a lower goal for errors.
When you set your own targets, you set them for all lessons and all
students who use the device. The targets apply to all accuracy and
speed builders and tests. This is somewhat different from the way
KeyWords manages WPM and error goals. KeyWords gradually
increases the WPM goals and decreases the error goals as students
progress through lessons. Teacher-managed goals stay constant
throughout all lessons until you change them again.
Options for Teachers

Teacher-managed words per minute and error goals

esc
to return to the KeyWords startup screen.
In KeyWords, the
shift
key isn't introduced until the Z?
shift
key until they reach that
enter
.
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