Check out the New EduTyping!

July 18th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Don't you love the clean slate that comes with a new school year? So do we! Which is why we've been working hard to get the NEW EduTyping student and teacher portals up and running with plenty of time before classes are back in session. And today we are officially LIVE! To see the new features for yourself, click below for...

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https://youtu.be/YmVwRUca6Gs Hey everybody it's Mike Gecawich, co-founder of Teaching.com, Typing.com and Edutyping.com. I'm here with another exciting episode of #AskEduTyping where we field user questions from around the United States and the world for two of the largest typing programs on the planet, which are Typing.com and Edutyping.com. So each week if we don't get to answer your questions live...

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One of the worst feelings for teachers is the sensation that you have to do everything on your own. There isn’t always administrative support (or a budget) to plan fun and meaningful learning experiences for students that offer a change from more typical lessons. So when a teacher from New York reached out asking us to sponsor a typing competition...

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At EduTyping, we're always looking for creative ways to better support teachers to make typing instruction fun for their students. Often, this happens by listening to teacher feedback and making adaptations to our typing program based on teacher requests. But sometimes, our support comes in other forms too… When Heather Fritz, a 5th-grade teacher from Linda Verde Elementary School, reached...

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Independence Day Typing Activity!

July 4th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Happy Independence Day! I hope your long weekend was filled with as much delicious barbecue as mine was. To help celebrate the occasion, today I’d like to share with you a fun typing activity where students are challenged to type the names of the US States. So today, why not spark a little national pride and typing competition with The...

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https://youtu.be/jGrQ25o7MMM Hey everybody, it's Mike Gecawich, Co-Founder of Teaching.com, Edutyping.com and Typing.com, two of the world's largest keyboarding software. Welcome to another exciting episode of #AskEduTyping. Where we field questions from our user audience, both teachers and students all across the world who can submit questions through us through either Facebook or Twitter or Instagram and you'll reach us at...

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https://youtu.be/2yOJlCqZL64 There are important cognitive benefits to learning to type at a young age. This is not only a useful foundational skill, but it helps the brain develop and creates new neural paths. 1) Strengthen connections between hemispheres When both hands work together this challenges the brain to fight against right or left-hand dominance. Mastering typing early on can strengthen...

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https://youtu.be/w2GLMTXroBw Never underestimate your students. Need proof? Here are some youngsters throughout history who’ve gone above and beyond what is expected of them to defy odds and accomplish some miraculous feats. Thomas Edison You may know him for the invention of the light bulb, but did you know that at age 13 he already had his own newspaper printing company?...

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Good Hands Go Home

May 28th, 2018
Mike Gecawich

Acronyms are a great way to help students (and adults) remember information. Recalling the order of operations in math class would have been much more challenging if it weren’t for a fun phrase: Please excuse my dear aunt Sally. (Parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction). Given that typing uses all 26 letters of the alphabet, it would be nearly impossible...

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The Keyboarding Spelling Bee

May 21st, 2018
Mike Gecawich

I was recently on a long flight where the featured movie was “Akeelah and the Bee”, a 2006 film about a middle school spelling bee. I have to admit I was skeptical at first. How much intrigue could a film about a spelling bee possibly have? Boy, was I wrong! Not only did the film have great acting, but it...

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