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Learning to Keyboard

Well, it’s Friday the 13th -a day I dread.  Although I (Cathy)  have never been a particularly superstitious person, I do believe in the law of averages.   425 more words

Digital Technology

Why Teach Keyboarding?

In addition to the usual reasons about developing efficient typing skills, I have these additional reasons:

  • Self Control: in this culture of immediate gratification, students have few opportunities to develop this critical life skill.
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Technology Integration

On the Importance of Keyboarding ...

creative commons licensed (BY-ND) flickr photo by Janet 59: http://flickr.com/photos/89509548@N00/1070827696

From MIT Technology Review, by Anne Trubek:

“Does it matter how we type? Yes. Touch typing allows us to write without thinking about how we are writing, freeing us to focus on what we are writing, on our ideas. 104 more words

Teaching Strategies

Cost Effective School-Based Assistive Technology Programs

By now, almost every school district has an Assistive Technology Program. Many students have access to graphic organizer, text to speech and word prediction software within their classrooms or at least in a computer lab. 972 more words

Occupational Therapy

The Power of Screen Time! Reading, Writing, & Devices

The next session I’m attending is “The Power of Screen Time! Reading, Writing, & Devices” by Beth Holland. I’m excited for this presentation because I helped Beth edit and revise her Edutopia piece, “ 1,231 more words

IPad

Free Online Games to Teach Typing

Keyboarding is important. Really important. Considered a crucial 21st century skill, typing is expected of children at a younger age and for a variety of purposes. 257 more words

Web Resources