Trivial Pursuit Keyboarding

February 26th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

What is the only manmade object observable from the moon? On which island was Napoleon exiled after his defeat at Waterloo? What is the capital of Australia? These are just three of the thousands of questions that make up part of the popular board game Trivial Pursuit. When Trivial Pursuit first came out in 1979, players relied on their own...

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Hey everybody, it's Mike Gecawich, co-founder of Typing.com and EduTyping.com. Welcome back to another exciting episode of Ask EduTyping, where every week we fielded questions from our student and teacher user audience from around the United States. And we literally have tens of thousands of students using the product every day and thousands of teachers so we're very excited again to be...

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How many times have you graded student writing with meticulous feedback only to have students shove the returned assignment into their binder without even glancing at it? Written feedback is a valuable teaching tool, but only if students read it and use it to improve. The first step in getting students to take feedback to heart? Teach proofreader’s marks! These...

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Hey everybody. It's Mike Gecawich, co-founder of Typing.com and EduTyping.com. Welcome to another exciting episode of Ask EduTyping, where we broadcast live user questions and answers each week at 4:15 Eastern time to answer all keyboarding questions for users Typing.com and EduTyping, as well as the keyboarding population at large. So we start each show with a tip of the week...

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The Guessing Game

February 5th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Kids are naturally curious. They want to know all there is to know about the world around them from how the seasons change to where kiwis come from. Let’s face it, though. In the typing classroom, it can be hard to activate students’ natural curiosity. So why not incorporate a typing game that does just that? The Guessing Game will...

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Hey everybody. Welcome back to another episode of Ask EduTyping. My name is Mike Gecawich and I'm co-founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com, and EduTyping.com. Each week we broadcast through Facebook where we field questions from our student and teacher audience from users of EduTyping and Typing.com as well as the keyboarding industry at large. So we always start each week with...

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To this day I can still vividly remember my 7th grade U.S. History class with Ms. Dawson. Not only did she have an infectious enthusiasm for history, but she had an incredibly novel way of designing her unit tests: She let us write the questions! At the end of every unit, we would spend one class period writing multiple choice questions...

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Mike: Hey, everybody. Welcome to today's Ask Edutyping and happy New Year to you. This is our first show of 2018, so hope everybody's off to a great start. My name's Mike Gecawich, co-founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com, and Edutyping.com, the world’s leading online keyboarding solutions. First of all, if you're not familiar with the form of our show, we go...

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Why Repetition is Key to Learning Typing

January 22nd, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Back in the day, if you did something bad in school you didn't get demerits... you got lines. The teacher would give you a sentence, most likely one stating your infraction, and you had to write it a hundred times or more. Now, if you've never been sentenced to write sentences (ha!), that might not sound so bad. But if...

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Having taught Career and Technical Education for nearly two decades, it has long been my passion to teach students the whole range of hard and soft skills they need to succeed. And I’m excited to say, we are now introducing new curriculum to EduTyping to help you do the same! As of this week in EduTyping Secondary, you’ll find our...

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