As a teacher, having control over the different parts of the student experience is key to creating a thoroughly engaging classroom. Whether it’s custom lessons or assignments, disabling/enabling aspects of the curriculum, or setting grade boundaries at both a class and individual student level, there are tons of great ways to differentiate your learning plan with Typing.com.
Teachers play an instrumental role in setting the classroom environment. They primarily dictate the way students interact with each other and the work in front of them. Creating a positive class environment is invaluable for building trust and getting results.
COVID19 has made navigating remote and in-person learning while setting a positive classroom culture harder than ever.
So which values, mindsets, and people skills do you want to encourage?
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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It’s easy for educators to focus primarily on software itself but it’s also important to be mindful about helping to develop the fundamental skills of keyboarding and typing. In our ever expanding digital world, however, knowing how to type is no longer enough. To be successful in the future, young people need to be masters of keyboarding.
In Part II of our Distance Learning series, we will be talking about how to bridge the distance between you and your students, what to do if you homeschool or are a school/district administrator, and other ways to help your students thrive while learning from home.
With all the uncertainty surrounding schools opening, educators must be prepared to digitize teaching for effective distance learning. In this first part of a 4-part series, you’ll learn which features will help you break down the distance barriers—so everyone can thrive.
In a recent study of elementary school teachers completed by Northwestern University, the most successful teachers were the ones who reached out to other teachers for advice and assistance. And their fellow teachers are happy to share their wisdom and experience!
“Ask a Teacher” is a new segment within the Typing.com blog, created to help teachers continue to share and collaborate. This monthly article will answer the questions our teacher-readers pose to us and each other. Continue reading “The Most Successful Teachers Aren’t Afraid To Ask For Help.”
Educators at every level appreciate a little support here and there, especially support that has the potential to make their job a little easier.
Today, we’re happy to make available to you, two free e-books designed to help in the classroom in two different areas:
- The Digital Communication Skills Your Students Need to Succeed
- How to Successfully Manage Students and Computers in the Classroom
Both books are straightforward and packed with practical recommendations, courtesy of educators’ experiences in their own classrooms. They’re available to download in PDF format.
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?
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: