||(WinXP/2000/Vista) (Jewel Case) (JUMPTYPEPJ)
||(Win98/Me/XP/2000/Mac) (Retail Box) (JUMPTYPEDR)
works on Mac - see below for exact system requirements
Ages: 7 to 10
Typing Preparedness Program for 2nd
Grade through 5th Grade
Typing is an essential skill in today's computer-oriented
world. By learning correct typing technique at an early age, kids have a
valuable skill that they can apply throughout life. Designed specifically for
kids, JumpStart Typing gives your child this critical technological edge with a
product that's fun to play and easy to use.
How We Teach Your Child to
JumpStart Typing applies the award-winnign approach of the
JumpStart Learning System to teach correct typing technique. Designed
specificaly for kids ages 7-10, the product combines arcade-style game play and
challenging activities with timed typing lessons and technique movies to offer
a comprehensive typing experience.
Step 1 Take a special diagnostic test to determine
your base typing ability. Exclusive technology automatically adjusts the
product to match the avilities of each individual user.
Step 2 Watch full-color movie clips that teach
correct hand placement, posture, and more.
Step 3 Participate in over 30 timed typing lessons
using color-coded keys and animated computer hands to demonstrate correct
Step 4 Build typing proficiency in five extreme sport
events, including rock climbing, skateboarding, soccer, and snowboarding.
Adjustable difficulty levels ensure constant challenge and variety.
Help Botley Save the
Professor Sparks, along with his robot pal, Botley, has just
completed work on the galaxy's first Interplanetary Stadium for Extreme Typing.
Just as the games are ready to begin, bratty little Polly Sparks locks the head
coach of the Sparks' Dream Team in the Trophy Room. Earn the seven power cards
you need to unlock the door by practicing your typing skills in extreme
keyboarding events like snowboarding, soccer, and rock climbing. Free the coach
in time, and the team has a chance. Hurry, Botley needs your help.
Trail Blazer. Help the snowboarder race down Mount Keys
by typing the correct letter or letter combination. Jump, zigzag, and tear
through the course while avoiding dangerous obstacles like moguls, tree stumps,
and even polar bears.
Keyboard Kicks. Compete against the Galaxy Gladiators
in a game of table-top foosball. Move your team around the field by typing
letters, and try to score ten points before your opponent does.
Keyboarding Training Center. Start your mission in the
Keyboard training Center, where you can take special diagnostic tests,
participate in over 30 lessons and watch technique movies on correct hand
placement, proper posture and more.
Cliff Hanger. Help Botley climb the mega mountain. Type
your way to the top while avoiding obstacles like wall crawlers, banana peels
and green slime.
Roller Racing. Skate your way through a fun-filled
obstacle course while practicing your typing. Jump and duck your way through
hurdles and other obstructions while avoiding the Trickster's mischievous
The Fans Are Wild. Help cheer the team on by completing
a special speed typing puzzle. Type the correct letters and uncover secret key
combinations to flip the fan cards, then watch the stands go wild as you
succesfully complete the message.
Requirements for Newer
Windows Vista, XP, 2000, Pentium II 300Mhz, 128MB RAM, 25MB
HD Space, 640x480 display, 16-bit color, Windows-compatible sound card &
speakers, 12X CD-ROM Drive.
Requirements for Older
Requirements: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Pentium 233MHz or
higher, 12x CD-ROM drive, 64MB RAM , 100MB available on hard drive, 16Bit color
, Windows-compatible sound card, 640x480 screen resolution, mouse.
Requires Windows 95 compatibility mode, 640x480 with 256
colors to run properly on Windows XP.
Requirements: Macintosh OS 8.6, 9.2.1, 10.1.2 , 16x CD-ROM
drive, 64MB RAM, 100MB available on hard drive,16Bit color , 640x480 screen
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