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 […]

Quarterly Typing Challenge Winners Gallery

Quarterly Typing Challenge Winners Gallery

Teacher shares their account of a 23 wpm increase in 8 months!

Teacher shares their account of a 23 wpm increase in 8 months!

As this year draws to a close, we reached out to some schools and classes which have shown growth over 2019 through using Typing Tournament Online. Mr Dennis Alexander’s class of 5G at St Mary’s School in Dubbo NSW has shown massive improvement. Over the course of 2019, 5G had an […]

Richmond Primary School Blitzes Maths Skills

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 result. On average the 32 students in the class completed around 2,850 maths questions each. Graham East, the CEO of EdAlive, happened to be in […]

75% of Principals Want Improved Typing Skills

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 summary report: APPA NAPLAN Online Trial Survey. It indicated that in preparation for NAPLAN Online: 78.61% of Principals want to increase teaching time allocated to […]

The Critical Place Of Touch Typing In Literacy

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 East: Managing Director EdAlive. Transcript from the interview Catherine: I’m really interested in the process of children’s reading and writing. Writing incorporates so much now. […]

Typing Articles By Teachers And Principals

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 lower school classes in an effort to improve speed and accuracy of typing skills” Forrestdale Primary School “Touch typing skills have become important for children […]

Future Innovators Type to Victory

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 Typing Tournament since Grade 7 their Digital Solutions classes and it has well prepared them. However, some of the students, who joined Future Innovators this […]

Mackay West State School takes yet another prize!

Mackay West State School takes yet another prize!

Teacher, Rebecca Williams and class 5A from Mackay West State School have been doing extremely well in the Typing Challenge Competitions in 2018! The EdAlive team noticed and decided to reach out. Ms Williams was kind enough to give us a statement about their success.  “In 5A at Mackay West State […]

Reviews of Maths Invaders

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 programme of arithmetical skills for home use.” Ken Docksey, Teacher, ICT Coordinator & Assistant Principal, Sandon Primary School “We have been using and recommending Maths […]