How Typing.com Supports One School’s Digital Citizenship Initiatives

Beth Budinich, a librarian from Foothills Elementary School in Washington, recently wrote an article for EdTech Digest that highlights how she is using Typing.com to equip students with proper keyboarding techniques. Teaching keyboarding skills is one of Beth’s three key digital citizenship initiatives as part of a curriculum designed to teach students in grades 3-5 not only the foundations for communicating online, but also how to appropriately use technology, evaluate online content, and navigate more complex issues, such as internet safety and cyberbullying.

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New to Typing.com: Custom Lesson Creation Tool for Teachers!

We’re excited to announce a new feature that will enable teachers to use Typing.com in original ways and to support cross-curricular learning. The new custom lesson creation tool empowers teachers to generate original content for students to type, integrate with current events or classic literature, or focus on any other content your students need to learn, helping them improve typing skills simultaneously. With limited class time and much to learn, teachers can now accomplish more things at once! Continue reading “New to Typing.com: Custom Lesson Creation Tool for Teachers!”

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Typing.com Helps the Jessieville Lions Achieve High Test Scores

Typing is the Foundation for 21st Century Communication  

As more teaching and learning happens online, students must be skilled and efficient typists in order to complete their coursework and advance to the next grade level. Today, in addition to physically writing answers, typing is another form for students to communicate their understanding of specific concepts across any discipline. And similar to writing, the earlier a student is exposed to the proper techniques, which includes keystrokes, finger placement, and speed, the better equipped they are to succeed in a variety of learning settings, both in their studies and beyond. Continue reading “Typing.com Helps the Jessieville Lions Achieve High Test Scores”

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Ending Support for IE11

Beginning January 14, 2019, Typing.com will no longer support Internet Explorer 11 (or previous versions of the browser).

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Check Out Our Fun New Game to Boost Your Typing Accuracy!

When it comes to boosting typing speed, Nitro Type is the best game hands down. But when it comes to targeting students’ accuracy, we’ve discovered that it takes a different approach.

In our newest game, Keyboard Jump, each mistyped letter doesn’t just slow you down, it makes your character lose a life! Enough errors and your character falls all the way to the bottom again.

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Welcome to the NEW Typing.com!

Big news everyone! We have just released a brand new version of the Typing.com platform!

We have a brand new system of character avatars and achievements that motivate students to practice more as they unlock cool prizes and levels with each key they type!

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21+ Fun Creative Writing Starters for Summer

As teachers, how can we foster creative thinking in our classrooms? One of the easiest ways is through creative writing. And coincidentally, there is a direct connection that can be made between creative writing and mastering typing.

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