The Home Row Blog

News, notes and ramblings
from the Home Row team

Put it back!

August 9, 2010

This past week I had the immense pleasure of interviewing several renowned scientists for an upcoming biodiversity issue of Periodic Elements, a newsletter I edit for George Mason University’s College of Science. I spoke with Staci Lewis a policy analyst with Ocean Leadership, a non-profit organization representing 95 groups all working to affect a […]

What is the home row?

The home row is the center row of keys on the keyboard "A,S,D,F,J,K,L,;" When students are taught how to become touch typists (typing without looking at the keys) they begin with their hands resting on the home row. The left hand rests on the "A,S,D,F" keys and the right hand on the "J,K,L,;" keys. From this position the other keys can be reached.