computer lab rules

10 Classroom Rules for Using Computers

Using computers in the classroom is a great way to increase engagement, help students learn to use technology, and make your life easier as a teacher. In order to maximize the benefits of using technology in the classroom, it is important to have clear rules and expectations for appropriate computer use. Instill these habits in students from day one, and you’ll not only make your life easier, but you’ll help your students become responsible users of technology.

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online typing lessons

How Do You Break Bad Typing Habits?

Bad habits happen. When it comes to typing, it almost feels like bad habits are inevitable.
By the time students get proper typing instruction in middle school, they’ve already spent their formative years pecking out messages to friends on an array of devices.

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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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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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