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:
“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.”
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.