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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.    

Interested in hosting a Key Bee for your school or district? You can read the full article here for tips on how to get started: Six Steps to Organizing a Keyboarding Competition

About the author:

After 25 years in the band classroom, Christine Mueller joined the Educational Technology Services team at Oklahoma City Public Schools. In her new role, she enjoys assisting schools with technology integration, especially in creating events like the OKCPS Key Bee, as well as online curriculum and websites for teachers. Christine can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @christinemuel