Back to school means it’s time for teachers to implement strategies to get to know students. Whether it’s ice breakers, activities, or routines to roll out on the first day back in the classroom, it’s important that teachers are strategic about these first few days in the classroom. Orienting students to expectations for the upcoming year sets them up for success.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted classroom instruction immensely. Educators of all walks have been forced to embrace technology inside the classroom, and have used the opportunity to develop valuable technology skills in their students.
Gone are the days of teachers planning lessons alone and of teachers encouraging rote memorization of facts and praising their mindless repetition. Presently in education, pedagogy is trending heavily toward interdisciplinary practices with cross-curricular subject matter. Leaders in education want teachers to collaborate when developing long-term plans so that students’ skills can be robustly developed and consistently practiced in a variety of settings. The goal of this approach is that students will engage more fully in each class and their own education as a whole process.
Use Your ESSER Funding in the Technology Classroom! Are you ESSERIOUS?
Time is ticking for ESSER grants. There’s lots of information to sift through when deciding how to seek ESSER funding for your school or classroom. Are you going cross-eyed yet? We are! How can you allocate the ESSER funds for your technology classroom? We’re breaking it down for you piece by piece and giving you the best resources you need to cash in on some much-needed funding for typing and digital citizenship as summer winds down and back to school kicks into gear for 2021-2022.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) requires local districts to release plans for a safe return to in-person instruction within 30 days of receiving funds, so the time to plan for your technology classroom is now!
Read on to combat the substantial learning loss affecting most children from COVID-19.
Technology has an important role to play in the teaching of children and adolescents in the new era of learning. That is why we are proud to be a part of The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Best Digital Tools 2021!
More and more of our lives are lived through a screen, yet few people are proficient at typing and other digital skills. So how do we help our students navigate and understand the digital world to empower them to be the best they can be?
We all want to choose the best products for our children and students. With so many options, how do you choose the right one? Read on to learn how Typing.com compares to competitors to help make choosing easier.
2021 has been a whirlwind and we are only at the beginning! In 3 short months, we have launched some incredible new features, integrations, and have exciting news about upcoming events.
Welcome to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)!
“Typing.com offers a comprehensive curriculum to strengthen student’s typing abilities with a customizable experience for both educators and students.”
ISTE Review Board
After much hard work and rigorous review we have been approved for ISTE’s Seal of Alignment! This prestigious program recognizes edtech products for their alignment to the ISTE Standards.
ISTE is a nonprofit agency for educators and educator leaders worldwide. They are committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world, leveraging knowledge and expertise, and linking educators and partners.
We are so excited to be recognized by ISTE as one of many great resources and tools providing high-quality, standards-aligned learning experiences for students in the digital age.
This recognition is just the beginning. We constantly strive to provide educators with an evolving product that suits their every need. And as educators, providing a product that is ISTE-certified makes sure the curriculum your teachers use is always up to standard.
And it gets better! We will be at ISTELive June 26-30th. We will be hosting a poster on all the great ways typing and typing.com can help your students succeed in the digital world.
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Kids today need to know how to type now that our world is mostly digital and online. Typing.com is a clear, engaging, step-by-step curriculum that you can customize. Here are the most frequently asked questions by educators when setting up their accounts.
Returning to the classroom does not mean the disappearance of the use of technology implemented over the last year or before. Which is why for the next 7 days, Typing.com now offers you, your schools, and districts to get 50% off premium licenses for every license you buy.
In consideration of new vetting programs, new budget cuts, and the return to the classroom, we’ve taken a hard look at how we can help you get through this roller coaster in the easiest (and cheapest!) way possible.
Technology isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s becoming more pervasive and important with every passing day. Prepare your schools and students for success—in and out of the classroom—with:
- Step-by-step lessons and all that the new typing curriculum for 2021 has to offer
- Simple, instant rostering and information syncing
- Powerful administrative and reporting tools
- And when you upgrade to premium, all of this is ad-free
Step-by-step Lesson Structure
- Aligned by scope and sequence and standards correlations
- Easily customizable lessons for students to differentiate learning for your students
- Simple, toggle on/off multilingual instruction
- Personalized goals and weekly progress reports
Instant Information Syncing
- Instantly sync with Google Classroom, Clever, or ClassLink
- 180-day data retention (unlimited with Premium)
- Students never need an email address because we never ask for your student’s private information
- 100% Ad free with Premium
- Students have no access to forums or messaging so they can focus on learning
- Engaging (and optional) class competitions, leaderboards, and printable certificates
- Full district and administrative level tools to streamline management
- View activity of your students, classrooms, and schools
- Timed exercises to set standards and understand performance
- Change individual or class level settings through a simple dashboard
New Discounted Pricing
- Per student prices start at $7.99 and go down from there
- Bulk discount for schools and districts starts as low as $1.14
- Licenses are fully transferable
Set Up For Next Year, Right Now
Typing.com is in your corner! Help your students start building critical foundational skills now. Hopefully, we can partner with you for the coming school year—and beyond!