Members of the Typing Tournament Kingdom

Members of the Typing Tournament Kingdom

  Name : Lumber, Jack Occupation : See Above. How Many Words per minute can you do?: 6wpm Name : *Dragon roars* Occupation : *Gestures towards treasure horde* How Many Words per minute can you do?: *Hold up six fingers* Name : B.Ware Occupation : I sell goods. How Many […]

Typing Milestones: Over 250 000 000 Words Typed!

Typing Milestones: Over 250 000 000 Words Typed!

The Typing Tournament counter for words typed has broken 250 million! Well done to all our dedicated typists and teachers for being part of achieving this milestone.  Your continued use of the program serves to improve words per minute and builds the vital life skill of touch typing.   To […]

Just For Fun : Learning New Typing Skills

Just For Fun : Learning New Typing Skills

The school holidays are the perfect time to try and hone skills students don’t have time for in the school term. Whilst we at Ed Alive recommend the use of hands with Typing Tournament where possible, some people get creative with their typing skills! Vinod is currently the world’s fastest […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just For Fun: Typing DNA

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 might use methods such as a secret question, personal information or a mobile phone to confirm identity, TypingDNA verifies a user’s identity by using their […]

Now Over 100 MILLION Words Typed!

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 words typed by our amazing students. Most of them have been tapped out by Australian students in the 9 months from October 2016. This is […]