History of the QWERTY Keyboard

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 layout for Latin script used to write English. The name comes from the order of the first six keys on the top left letter row […]

Typing Tournament Passes 400,000,000 words!

Typing Tournament Passes 400,000,000 words!

Students across Australia are gearing up for NAPLAN Online 2019. Schools across the nation are doubling down on the process of teaching students to type as they know that when typing becomes automatic students are more able to focus on academic expression and will perform better in NAPLAN. Aussie students […]

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 […]

The First Typing Challenge of the Decade!

The First Typing Challenge of the Decade!

Come one, come all to Typing Tournament Online’s first Typing Challenge of the decade! Once a semester our classes battle it out to see who is the better typist. Competing in both speed and words typed, all classes between 5-100 students will have the chance to top the leaderboard and win […]

Massive and growing use right around Australia.

Massive and growing use right around Australia.

There is massive use of Typing Tournament Online right around Australia. Here’s a typical usage map that gives the picture. Every morning our server goes into overload as kids around the continent sign in and start typing. The following statistics are instructive: 50,000,000 words typed in 6 months Over 220,000 student […]

Join over 40,000 Students Online Daily

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 comprehensive learning in Mathematics, Touch Typing and Literacy, it is not hard to see why.   Why Online Learning? With the changes and uncertainty facing […]

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 […]

Mammoth 50,000,000 Words Typed Milestone Reached

Mammoth 50,000,000 Words Typed Milestone Reached

We had a Typing Tournament office celebration today to mark the occasion of 50,000,000 words typed! Most of them have been tapped out by Australian students in the 6 months from October 2016. This is a massive achievement both for the school community and our team. It reflects the high […]