Students used to learn typing in high school. Now, it’s a requirement for learning much earlier. So, how do you make typing fun enough to keep your students motivated?
While most people have their preferences for Macs vs. PCs or laptops vs. desktops, one thing that is consistent regardless of what type of computer you are using is the keyboard.
(As long as you’re shopping in the United States, that is.)
But this hasn’t always been the case.
Much of the meaning you get from talking with someone in person comes from their gestures and facial expressions. This aspect of communication is lost in the visually devoid world of texting, and emojis pick up the slack, making digital communication more precise.
Aside from the standard QWERTY keyboard used in the U.S., there are actually many different keyboard layouts available to accommodate different languages. The keys on these international keyboards are located in different places based on the letters and accents that are used most frequently…
Employers seek a min. typing speed of 50 wpm for the sake of productivity, and around 30% of managers say they wouldn’t hire someone who can’t touch type. Here are 10 of the top professions, and how typing is an integral part of the job.
One man, Dr. Dvorak, pledged to come up with a more efficient layout for the keyboard. After over a decade of studying the English language and the physiologies of our hands, he designed a whole new keyboard. One, he believed, which would enable people to type MUCH more quickly.