https://youtu.be/NuLvAHOHX5g   Hey everybody is Mike Gecawich co-founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com and Edutyping.com back with another exciting episode of our weekly show #AskEduTyping where we field questions from our users from all around the world, focused on teachers and students who use our products in specific, Typing.com and Eduytyping.com. So we're every week for about 15 minutes but if we...

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Socrates may have never seen a computer, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have some tricks up his sleeve that would be useful in a computer class. What, you ask? Socratic seminars, of course! Socratic seminars are a fun teaching practice that engage students in rich, text-based discussion about a given topic. Think that using a discussion-based model to teach...

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https://youtu.be/3uTFsQDlqRI   Hey everybody I'm Mike Gecawich back with another exciting episode of #AskEduTyping. I am co-founder of Teaching.com, Edutyping.com and Typing.com where we service literally hundreds of thousands of students across the United States and the world to teach the foundational skill of keyboarding which is a skill you all need for all things technology. Each week we field...

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Keyboarding Cryptograms

March 19th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

I recently had the pleasure of observing a teacher who had a unique approach to engaging students in lessons: She pitched every assignment as if it were a mystery to solve. From science experiments to determining the meaning of new vocabulary words, students were tasked time and again with “solving a challenging mystery”. And the results were incredible! Students approached...

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Hey everybody it's Mike Gecawich, Co-founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com and Edutyping.com here with another exciting episode of #AskEduTyping which is a weekly show where we field user questions from around the United States teachers and students who use Typing.com or Edutyping.com and anybody who is learning keyboarding at large who has general questions. Each week we start with a tip...

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Have you ever wondered why memorizing the lyrics to a catchy song is easy while memorizing academic definitions or facts can feel impossible? Plenty of scientists have studied just what it is about songs that make them so easy to learn. The combination of repetition, rhyme, rhythm, and patterns all work together to make song lyrics “sticky”. Your students might...

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https://youtu.be/13ZNKVE9o9Q Hey everybody its Mike Gecawich, Co-Founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com and Edutyping.com. We are back with another exciting episode of #AskEduTyping where each week we field questions from our user audience, both from students and teachers all across America. We've got tens of thousands of students using our keyboarding products every day and we're really excited each week to be...

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How Far Can You Soar?

March 5th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Studies show that students are more invested in learning when they have a clear idea of how they are improving and where they stand on the route to mastery. In fact, providing students with visual displays of their formative assessments has been associated with a 26% gain in achievement. When we think about typing, students know they want to improve...

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Does It Matter How You Type?

February 26th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

https://youtu.be/kpDR4zaDIh8 Hey everybody. It's Mike Gecawich, Co-founder of Typing.com and Edutyping.com back with another exciting episode of #AskEdutyping, where we field questions from our user audience from all across America, including students as well as teachers and administrators who use our Typing.com and Edutyping.com products. So this week I'm going to start with a really cool tip. That's how we...

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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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