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For a Limited Time only Special Spring 2022 School Offer Take out a 12-month school subscription to any EdAlive Online Learning website before the end

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Pacer Yourself!

The positive impact of an innovative addition to Typing Tournament The award-winning typing tutor, Typing Tournament now puts even more power in the hands of

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This term, 1/2 Green students have enjoyed practising their computer skills using programs and software such as Kid Pix and Microsoft Word. Students have also

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Using learning theory to help our students

At EdAlive we strive to build the very best in online learning websites that employ sound theory to promote learning.   Automaticity is a key to learning  We know that

New content released EdAlive websites

New content released EdAlive websites Extant and ongoing capacity to create new content EdAlive retains all of the expertise, tools and resources used to create

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Maths Challenge Winners Term 2 2021

This term’s Maths Challenge was the first time we were able to have students competing on both Maths Invaders Online and Baggin the Dragon Maths

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Enhancing Student Engagement Through Fun

If you type “Enhancing Student Engagement in the Classroom” into your search engine, you’ll find many dozens of articles covering hundreds of ideas that real teachers

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Research underpins EdAlive websites

Research underpins EdAlive websites EdAlive is committed to educational design directed and validated by research. New product development and continuous improvement are both underpinned by

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Student data: safe & secure

The EdAlive Online Learning websites are ST4S compliant All of the EdAlive Online Learning websites have easily met the standards of the new ST4S (Safer

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Teaching Your Students From Home

Over the past month, teachers across Australia have been rushing to prepare their students with the necessary tools to work from home. Mass producing packets,

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Growing up with Maths Invaders

Like most kids who grew up in the late 90s and early 2000s, educational software was part of my schooling. With a combination of getting

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Teach the basics in the Covid Crisis

COVID Crisis parents only need focus on teaching the basics as they struggle with their new roles as teachers in their own homes. As parents

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EdAlive – Team Australia

When the Prime Minister declared on Monday night 30th March 2020 that in the face of the Coronavirus Pandemic that this was a “Team Australia

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Join over 40,000 Students Online Daily

With the increasing pressure for school’s to provide online learning resources in the wake of Covid-19, usage of EdAlive Central has surged. Providing students with

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Teaching my kids at home with EdAlive Central

My social media feed has been full of useful learning-from-home resources, photos of children happily being taught by smiling parents and fun stories about alternative

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Coronavirus eLearning Help

The EdAlive team are here to assist Automated Adaptive Learning websites. Ideal for disrupted times. 35 years of experience. Unprecedented times In a matter of

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Full Research: Maths Invaders Adaptive Learning

Full Research: Maths Invaders Adaptive Learning Students’ Stellar Gains from Maths Invaders Online Introduction – Maths Invaders Online, Adaptive Learning Mode Maths Invaders Online is an

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Visiting Winners for the Maths Challenge

Visiting the Under 10s Winners for the Maths Challenge! In November we visited some schools to see how they use Adaptive Learning in Maths Invaders

Home Safety for Kids

Home Safety Measures while Homeschooling With many uncertainties surrounding the Global Pandemic, parents are skeptical about sending their children back into schools for the next

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Richmond Primary School Blitzes Maths Skills

Mrs Tertipis’ Year 5/6 class from Richmond Primary SA completed 91,328 Maths Invaders questions during the Maths Invaders Online Maths Competition. This is a massive

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Students Reach Speeds OF Over 45 WPM

45 WPM for students is readily attainable Students using Typing Tournament are reaching speeds of 45 Words Per Minute (wpm) by the time they finish

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Term 4 2019 Maths Challenge Winners

Well done to all of the students who competed in the Term Four Maths Challenge last week and congratulations to all of our winners! Under

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How Fast Should Students Be Able To Type?

Are your students typing quickly enough? Many Typing Tournament Students attain speeds over 80 Words Per Minute. Make sure that the students at your school

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Mooted standards based test for VCE

VCE students to face minimum literacy, numeracy standards under proposed shake-up Victorian students could face another test in order to finish secondary school, with the

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75% of Principals Want Improved Typing Skills

Results of the Primary Principals Association NAPLAN Online Survey EdAlive is delighted to endorse the published findings of the Australian Primary Principals Association in its

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WACE Requirements

The Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) The WACE is awarded to senior secondary school students who satisfy its requirements. Achievement of a WACE signifies

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The Critical Place Of Touch Typing In Literacy

Catherine Oelhman – Literacy Teacher 18th October 2017. Catherine Oelhman: Literacy Teacher – Gifted and Talented Programme – St George Christian School, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Graham

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Typing Articles By Teachers And Principals

Teachers and Principals often refer to the need for typing skills. Willeton Senior High School “The English department has started teaching touch typing to their

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SACE Electronic Exam and typing

A new online exam for South Australian students The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is a modern, internationally-recognised secondary school qualification designed to equip

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NSW HSC Requirements Depend on Typing

The new NSW HSC requirements coming into effect in 2020 require Touch Typing as an educational skill and also as a life skill. As of

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Maths is Fun with Galactic Campaign!

Ever been doing your maths homework and wondered “how could anyone think Maths is fun?”  Well you’re not alone, but with Galactic Campaign from Maths Invaders

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Save the day with Space Rescue!

In late 2018, EdAlive premiered our new multiplayer maths game Space Rescue. This game has students verse each other and/or computers to locate spaceships.  Set

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Maths Invaders Builds Maths Fluency

It’s fun, flexible and focused on quickly and painlessly developing maths fluency and recall of essential math facts from times tables to square roots and

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ACARA Literacy Progressions And Typing

In 2018 ACARA defined new Achievement Standards within the Literacy Progression as part of the Australian Curriculum. The Standards relate to the Writing Element and specifically

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Term 4 Break!

The Typing Tournament Online staff would love to wish all our Users a safe and happy Term 4, holiday break! We know this term has

Typing Tournament Year Future Innovators
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Future Innovators Type to Victory

Meet the Future Innovators The Year 9 Future Innovators class FIN092A (a group of about 20 students) at Kawana Waters State College has been using

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Maths Challenge Winners announced

Well done to all of the students who competed in the Term Four Maths Challenge last week and congratulations to all of our winners! View

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All Villagers Are Invited To Participate

Maths Invaders Online has undertaken it’s first competition  but that does not mean there’s any time for rest in the Typing Tournament village! It’s Competition time

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Announcing Space Rescue

Announcing “Space Rescue”, the new Maths Invaders Online real-time interactive game The revolutionary interactive multiplayer Space Rescue game is fully integrated with Maths Invaders Online.

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Keyboard Shortcut “Hacks”

The humble keyboard is a fixture in many people’s everyday lives whether it be at school or work, however many people are not aware of

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Graham East Heads North

Our CEO, Graham East, recently travelled from our humble home in Armidale, New South Wales to visit various Queensland schools to obtain staff and student

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Typing Tournament and EdAlive Central

Typing Tournament is now hosted by EdAlive Central! If you haven’t already checked it out visit EdAlive Central and see how it looks! EdAlive Central: Powering

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Reviews of Maths Invaders

Teacher Reviews “Maths Invaders is a game children will enjoy as a means of improving maths skills, a boon to busy teachers and a well-constructed

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Spring Has Sprung!

The Typing Tournament Online staff would love to wish all our Australian Users a safe and happy Term 3, holiday break. We know this term

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Maths Invaders Online : New Enhancements

The new Maths Invaders Online is built on the rich, multi-award-winning pedigree of the original Ultimate Maths Invaders CD Edition. It has been substantially upgraded

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Winners are Grinners: Richmond Primary School

Our touch typing program Typing Tournament hosts a competition each Australian term called “Typing Challenge”. Every week, the Typing Tournament Leaderboard calculates and displays in rank

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Join EdAlive on Instagram!

Attention all teachers, school staff , students , home school parents and general EdAlive Fans we now have an Instagram! If you’ve got any fun

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Maths Fact Fluency explained

What is “tables and number fact fluency”? Tables and number facts fluency is the quick and effortless (automatic) recall of basic math facts from long-term

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What Is Maths Invaders Online?

Maths Invaders Online : A multifaceted maths resource of unparalleled power The new Maths Invaders Online is a resource of unparalleled power and capacity for

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Savvy Teachers Start Maths Competition

The Savvy teachers and students at Dalby State School caught the attention of the staff here at EdAlive with their amazing usage of the program!  Interest

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Emmaville Kids Love Maths Invaders Online

Emmaville Central School – Friday 24th August 2018 Thanks to Ms Alicia Cubis from Emmaville Central School and the enthusiastic group of children who hosted

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Maths Invaders Passes 1,000,000 Questions

Maths Invaders Online passed the 1,000,000 questions answered landmark at 11:05 am on Monday 6th August. This is astonishing growth as Maths Invaders Online was

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New! Galactic Campaign – Released!

We have just released the amazing Maths Invaders Online “Galactic Campaign” mastery learning system. It makes the challenging task of teaching maths so much easier

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Challenge 6 – Maintaining motivation

The following information has been lifted and adapted from Ed Alive’s Typing Tournament – Guide to best classroom practice © 2018 Page 13. For many

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Challenge 3 – Breaking Bad Typing Habits

The following information has been lifted and adapted from Ed Alive’s The following information has been adapted from EdAlive’s Typing Tournament – Guide To Best

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Challenge 2 – A Whole School Strategy

The following information has been adapted from EdAlive’s Typing Tournament – Guide To Best Classroom Practice © 2018. Typing is a key life skill that

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So You Think You Can Type?

It’s Competition time again! Has your school been participating in our Bi-Annual Typing competitions? Your next chance is coming up this Sunday (The 24th of

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Welcome to Maths Invaders Online

Typing Tournament would like to extend a huge welcome to our new Twin sister : Maths Invaders Online. Maths Invaders Online is packed full of

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Accessibility And Typing

As technology becomes a larger part of our lives, it becomes more and more pertinent that technological skills are accessible for all. Typing is an

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Tenacious Typists Win Gold!

The Year 7 Students from Cerdon College have been learning to master the skill of touch-typing. Cerdon College places great emphasis on ensuring its students

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Just For Fun: Typing DNA

It sounds like science fiction but the program TypingDNA analyses a user’s manner of using a keyboard into an accurate identity verification. Whereas other authenticators

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Touch-Typing: Rote or Integrated Learning?

Touch-Typing: Rote and Integrated Learning or Rote and Integrated Learning? As a pre-service teacher I have always found the arguments around different forms of teaching

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NAPLAN Online Causes Re-examination

The overview of general capabilities as provided by ACARA is essentially just an overview. Like most of the capabilities it uses broad language in order

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NAPLAN Online 2018 and the future

We are approaching the time when the 2018 NAPLAN Online testing will be implemented. Thousands of students from the states and territories will be participating

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Typing and Autism

People with autism often express that they feel misunderstood. Both academically and socially, typing can open up possibilities for communication. Typing is a form of

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How to Clean Your Keyboard

Keyboards in schools get a lot of use – by a lot of different people! On top of this, students, especially young students, aren’t known

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Typing Challenge Winners: Term 1 2081

Typing Challenge CONGRATULATIONS to all our Typing Challenge Winners for Term 1, 2018; you should be very proud of your results! The Typing Challenge was

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Wow! Now over 200 MILLION Words Typed!

The Typing Challenge for Term 1 of 2018 has seen multiple milestones broken.  Before the challenge even started, the counter for words typed broke 200

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Now Over 100 MILLION Words Typed!

It feels almost like only yesterday we were celebrating a number half this big! Yet, now here we celebrating the incredible milestone of over 100,000,000

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School’s typists are third fastest in NSW

Deniliquin Christian School students have typed their way to success after claiming bronze in last term’s Typing Tournament. Hosted by educational published EdAlive, the school’s

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Nimble Fingers Net Second Spot

THE students of 4C at Warrigal Road State School have typed their way to success by claiming second place in the Most Words Typed in

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All New Student Motivation System

Our research has indicated that when learning to type students must engage in the process for sufficient time to build the required kinetic memory. All

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Australian States Abandon NAPLAN Online 2017

Writing in the Sydney Morning Herald on April 19th 2017 Henrietta Cook and Timna Jacks published an article entitled: “All Australian states abandon online NAPLAN

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Willetton Senior High Scores Top Marks in Typing

WILLETTON Senior High School students were recently presented with trophies for winning awards at a World Typeathon last year. The competition involved 315 participating classes

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Improve Your Typing Skills

Improve your typing skills with Typing Tournament Online Our new-generation typing tutor! Typing Tournament Online will help you learn to use your keyboard efficiently. It

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Keyboarding and Typing Tasmania (Tas)

Schools in Tasmania (Tas) follow the Australian Curriculum. The typing related content descriptors and elaborations of the Australian Curriculum focus mostly on keyboard awareness. Underlying

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Keyboarding and Typing South Australian (SA)

Schools in South Australia (SA) follow the Australian Curriculum. The typing related content descriptors and elaborations of the Australian Curriculum focus mostly on keyboard awareness.

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Why Learn to Touch Type?

Typing is faster than writing When you can do it well, touch typing is the fastest way to write. Many years ago handwriting was the

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Keyboarding and Typing Queensland (Qld)

Schools in Queensland (Qld) follow the Australian Curriculum. The typing related content descriptors and elaborations of the Australian Curriculum focus mostly on keyboard awareness. Underlying

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History of the QWERTY Keyboard

The development of typewriting and the QWERTY Keyboard The history of the QWERTY Keyboard as we use it today is fascinating. QWERTY is a keyboard

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Learn to Touch Type. It’s so easy

Learn to touch type and you’ll never look back Touch typing is the ability to use muscle memory to find keys quickly using all ten fingers and without

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Australia: Typing in the School Curricula

The Australian Curriculum and the various state-based curricula and syllabi do not clearly mandate the teaching of efficient keyboarding. Neither did the preexisting state based

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Matthew Gibney School Typeathon Trophy

Recently, we were sent a picture of our 1st place “Most Words Typed”- Beginner overall champions receiving their class trophy and individual certificates. The students

Channel Christian School
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Students Type Their Way To Victory

The students of Mrs Weeks’ Year 2/3 class at Channel Christian School have just typed their way to success by winning first place in the