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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At What Age Are Kids Developmentally Ready for Typing?

Up to a certain age, children’s brains are like sponges.

Studies show that children have a much easier time learning a second language if they start before their third birthday.

This early start will help them reach better levels of fluency and retention than if they start later in life.

Additionally, some studies even indicate that learning multiple languages at a young age can lead to cognitive benefits in critical thinking and creativity.

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Will We Need Typing in 50 Years?

There’s no doubt that voice to text technology is cool and is very useful in certain specific situations.

That said, we’ve likely got a long ways to go before this technology is ready to replace typing.

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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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