Coupons, coupons, everywhere… and so much fun to redeem!

Welcome back to school, teachers! We hope you’ve shaken the last drops of seawater out of your ears, enjoyed all the enriching summer books you meant to read, and grabbed as much shut-eye as possible to carry you through the semester… 

At Typing.com, we know that teachers are the batteries that keep classrooms energized, with their enthusiasm for each new school year. But what keeps teacher’s batteries charged? 

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Exciting Activities To Start the School Year With A Bang!

Hello and a resounding “welcome back” to all you wonderful returning teachers!

Going back to school after summer break is exciting AND stressful, both for students and teachers. In a recent survey asking teachers how they feel about the first day of school, they responded:

“Anxious about all of the unknowns the upcoming school year will bring, but excited to get to know the students and implement new ideas that the previous year birthed.”

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6 Steps to Organizing a Keyboarding Competition

Christine Mueller, an Instructional Technology Trainer for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS), recently wrote an article for edCircuit to share how she spearheaded the first-ever “Key Bee,” a district-wide keyboarding competition. Throughout the school year, students use Typing.com to learn proper finger placements and techniques, and with practice they work to increase speed and accuracy. The Key Bee competition culminated in a knockout-style championship where the students tested their skills against each other using our one-minute typing test.    

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The Teaching.com Team Thanks Their Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

Teaching.com has been celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week this week with a five-day giveaway. As the week comes to an end, we’ve come together to submit our own thank-you notes to teachers who made a positive impact in our lives.

Thank you to all teachers, today and everyday! #ThankATeacher

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Save time with Typing.com integration with ClassLink, Google Classroom, and Clever!

We understand that teaching is hard work. Between lesson planning, instruction time, staff meetings, and grading, you don’t always have the time or energy to implement additional activities or technology into the classroom.

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