Coming soon by popular demand: Teacher Portal for Nitro Type!

Hey, Teachers!

Recently, we announced the Nitro Type Teacher Portal through the Clever platform. After countless emails asking for us to make this available to everyone, we have more awesome news for all of you: in the next few weeks, the Nitro Type Teacher Portal will be available to everyone! Continue reading “Coming soon by popular demand: Teacher Portal for Nitro Type!”

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6 Steps to Organizing a Keyboarding Competition

Christine Mueller, an Instructional Technology Trainer for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS), recently wrote an article for edCircuit to share how she spearheaded the first-ever “Key Bee,” a district-wide keyboarding competition. Throughout the school year, students use Typing.com to learn proper finger placements and techniques, and with practice they work to increase speed and accuracy. The Key Bee competition culminated in a knockout-style championship where the students tested their skills against each other using our one-minute typing test.    

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The Teaching.com Team Thanks Their Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

Teaching.com has been celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week this week with a five-day giveaway. As the week comes to an end, we’ve come together to submit our own thank-you notes to teachers who made a positive impact in our lives.

Thank you to all teachers, today and everyday! #ThankATeacher

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Save time with Typing.com integration with ClassLink, Google Classroom, and Clever!

We understand that teaching is hard work. Between lesson planning, instruction time, staff meetings, and grading, you don’t always have the time or energy to implement additional activities or technology into the classroom.

Typing.com wants to make things a little easier for you. Continue reading “Save time with Typing.com integration with ClassLink, Google Classroom, and Clever!”

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“Key Bee” Challenge Leverages Typing.com in a District-Wide Competition

Move over Spelling Bee, there’s a new bee in town and this one’s got students mastering an essential and foundational 21st century communication skill: typing. Introducing the first-ever Oklahoma City Public Schools “Key Bee,” which is a multi-phase, district-wide keyboarding competition designed for grades 3-8.

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New! Improve your Students’ 21st Century Skills with New Tech Literacy and Coding Curriculum

As you know, keyboarding and related tech literacy skills represent some of the most fundamental competencies in 21st century learning and career readiness!

To help you prepare your students to succeed – in the classroom and beyond – Typing.com has developed extensive tech-literacy curriculum including Tech Readiness, Career Preparation, and Coding Basics.  

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15 Minutes of Typing.com Per Day Translates to Lifelong Skills

As an educator, it is my job to equip students with the skills and competencies they will need to succeed in the future workforce. In today’s technology-driven society, I can think of few careers that do not involve a basic understanding of how to use a computer or internet-enabled device. And because typing is the foundation of online communication, equipping students with the proper keyboarding techniques is critical for success in the classroom and beyond.

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