Challenge 4 – Keeping Kids Eyes On The Screen

Challenge 4 – Keeping Kids Eyes On The Screen

The following information has been adapted from EdAlive’s Typing Tournament – Guide To Best Classroom Practice. While looking at the screen instead of the keyboard, students can see if they’ve made a mistake and correct themselves immediately, improving typing speeds. To touch type correctly students must focus their eyes on […]

FREE Typing Tip Posters

FREE Typing Tip Posters

Use these Free Typing Tip Posters in your classroom or homeschool program to engage and motivate your students and help them learn the vital skill of touch typing. Kids who can type have a clear advantage in their ongoing education and in life. Download these FREE Typing Tips posters to jazz up […]

Challenge 1 – Finding Time To Teach Typing

Challenge 1 – Finding Time To Teach Typing

Finding time to teach typing quickly pays off Many teachers find that fitting just one more thing into the crowded school curriculum is difficult. In the case of teaching typing skills a little work upfront quickly pays off. Once students are able to type they can get through their other […]

Teaching with Typing Tournament – Best Practice

Teaching with Typing Tournament – Best Practice

Helpful strategies Over the years we have gathered a wealth of information relating to the way that teachers use Typing Tournament in their classes. There are a multitude of approaches. The following list sets out some of the most useful that we have found. The teaching of efficient typing skills […]

5 Ways To Increase Your Typing Speed

5 Ways To Increase Your Typing Speed

How to increase your typing speed Being able to type fast is a great skill to have especially when it comes to ongoing education and the work environment. Being able to quickly and accurately type up assignments, tests, documents, replies or articles, etc. will make your day go more smoothly […]

Challenge 5 – Keeping Student Results Relevant

Challenge 5 – Keeping Student Results Relevant

When student results are mismatched with their ability level, they may end up taking on challenges they are not ready for. The following information has been adapted from EdAlive’s Typing Tournament – Guide To Best Classroom Practice. Sometimes, a student’s recorded results may be fail to accurately reflect a student’s […]

Challenge 2 –  A Whole School Strategy

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 should be acquired and developed longitudinally. Typing Tournament has been built to help teachers achieve the relevant keyboarding curriculum outcomes across all years of schooling. […]

Challenge 6 – Maintaining motivation

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 students learning to type is a challenging exercise. As with all poor habits It takes a lot of discipline for a student with bad typing […]

Challenge 3 – Breaking Bad Typing Habits

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 Classroom Practice © 2018. Most students come to Typing Tournament with well-established poor typing habits. Children as young as 2 regularly interact with iPads and […]

Learn to Touch Type. It’s so easy

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 using the sense of sight. It is the same kind of skill piano players use. Being able to type correctly significantly improves typing speed and eliminates […]