Teaching Your Students From Home

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, preparing lists of approved learning sites and making sure students have the infrastructure needed at home; the list goes on. This only covers the tip […]

Nimble Fingers Net Second Spot

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 Queensland category of the Typing Tournament: Quarter 1 Typing Challenge. Deputy principal Karen Coombes praised the students and classroom teacher Sam Heron. She said more […]

Wow! Now over 200 MILLION Words Typed!

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 million.  The Monday of the challenge had the highest usage for any Monday since inception.  The Tuesday had the highest usage ever recorded for a […]

How to Clean Your Keyboard

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 for their cleanliness! In fact, some research shows keyboards to be dirtier than toilet seats! Coming into a new school term is a perfect time […]

The changing eSafety Landscape For Schools

The changing eSafety Landscape For Schools

Rapid change is with us Over the past few years, cyber threats to the safety and security of the student and teacher data contained in online learning systems have escalated. Concurrently changes in community expectations regarding the privacy and security of this personal data have increased. Fortunately, EdAlive has always […]

EdAlive Central

EdAlive Central

SSO (Single Sign On) EdAlive Central creates one record for each student with a user name and password. Students can use this one set of credentials to sign into any licensed EdAlive web app linked to EdAlive Central. Integrates with Office 365/Azure, Google, Facebook and SAML Single Sign On systems […]

Keyboard Shortcut “Hacks”

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 the numerous useful Keyboard shortcut “hacks”. Keyboard shortcut “hacks” – Scrolling using the space bar Hitting the space bar will scroll down the page for you […]

Why Does Australia Lag Behind In Typing Skills?

Why Does Australia Lag Behind In Typing Skills?

Why does Australia lag behind the rest of the world in the teaching of typing skills? Over the past 40 years in Australia we have seen the skill of touch-typing move from being a vocational (secretarial) skill learnt by a few to a key skill for all, in the age […]

Visiting Winners for the Maths Challenge

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 Online. This adaptive learning tests a child’s abilities in maths topics and then gives them questions suited to their skill level. We placed this revolutionary […]

Welcome to Maths Invaders Online

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 highly innovative and motivational features shared with the massively successful Typing Tournament Online. They both interact with the EdAlive Central Teacher Management Module and Single […]