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 is Good Accuracy When it Comes to Typing?

Placing value on the importance of typing accuracy will pay off in the long run as your students develop the typing habits and muscle memory to hit the right key every time, and catch themselves if they don’t.

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How to explain the SHIFT key to your students

If you have students who are fast on their way to mastering touch typing with exemplary speed and accuracy, how can you continue to provide them with a challenge? Suggest they practice advanced punctuation and symbols.

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