As the start of school year is fast approaching, we thought that you could use some help with your back to school prep! Thus, the team behind our premium classroom edition, EduTyping, put together a comprehensive guide with all the information a teacher needs to effectively teach typing in their classrooms.
If you are a teacher heading into your summer vacation, what do you plan to do with your extra 60 or so hours of free time per week? Before you let those hours melt away catching up on sleep or sitting in front of the television, why not consider some of these ideas—
Here are some tips that will help you save time and a major headache whenever your students are logging in to online services.
When your classroom of students gets their hands on tech, whether its laptops or tablet computers, the opportunity for excitement soars. That’s a good thing, but it can also create chaos. So, how do you keep kids who have the Internet at their fingertips on task? How can you ensure they use the tech appropriately and take proper care of it as they’re learning computer skills?
This past week I had the privilege of visiting Yung Wing Elementary School and meeting the 4th-grade teachers. Their 4th-grade students loved using Typing.com and many, at their teachers’ suggestion, had changed the skin on their lessons.
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.