What Can We Gain From Typing Fast on a Keyboard?

We often tell students that it’s important to improve their typing skills or learn to touch type, but we don’t always tell them why.

And we should, because understanding why touch typing is important will help boost motivation and get kids on board when it comes time to practice.

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What Are Your Biggest Challenges in Teaching Typing?

Every day we get tons of questions from teachers asking for help with their typing classes. So now, I’ve decided to set aside some time to answer the most important questions that come in each week on video and share them with everyone.

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5 Top Tips for Keeping Your Computer Desktop Clean

Studies show that people are more productive when working in an organized workspace. The same is true for working with an organized computer desktop. In honor of “National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day” here are our top tips for keeping your virtual desktop clean and organized.

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student recognition

6 Ways to Recognize Students’ Typing Progress

It always feels good to be recognized for your achievements. Not only is recognition enjoyable, but it motivates you to work harder and continue to seek improvement. Here are 6 fun ways to recognize students’ typing progress in your classroom.

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The Science Behind Why Achievements Motivate Students

By including badges in Typing.com, we didn’t just want to make the program more fun for kids but wanted to capitalize on research that shows how badges can improve achievement. Read on to learn more about 8 different science-backed ways that badges can help boost student performance…

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Back-to-School Resources for Typing Teachers

When it comes to thinking through everything you need to get your typing curriculum up and running, we’ve got you covered. Here, we bring you everything a typing teacher needs for back-to-school in one convenient post.

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