Teaching Keyboarding

There is a lot of controversy about whether or not to teach keyboarding skills to students.

Links to research on teaching keyboarding

Keyboarding Programs
DanceMat Typing from BBC, kids seem to love it! Not a download, works over the web. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
Typequick has some great acceptance in Aussie schools and is used worldwide as well. They have competitive pricing for notebook programs.
Animated beginning typing is a Windows based one for beginning typists available as a download.
Krazy Keyz is an alphabet challenge where you just have to type the alphabet as fast as you can. It records your time.