3 Ways Typing Makes Your Brain Stronger

October 30th, 2017
Mike Gecawich

There are plenty of “firsts” that parents eagerly await with a new child. The first step, the first word, the first day of school, the first time reading. What’s not usually on this list but should be is— the first time typing. Sure, learning to type may not be as integral to early communication as learning to read and write,...

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Hi everybody, it's Mike Gecawich again and thanks for joining me this week. I am Co-founder of Teaching.com as well as EduTyping, and this is Ask EduTyping. Remember, if I don't get to your questions today, please know that you can reach us at hashtag: #AskEduTyping, through Twitter or Facebook or Instagram I like to start each show with a...

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Ask EduTyping Episode 1

October 23rd, 2017
Mike Gecawich

View the transcript below— Good afternoon everybody, my name is Mike Gecawich, and I’m live here on Facebook with Ask EduTyping, which is our new weekly show that will bring teachers around the country and the globe at large different solutions and advice on teaching typing. I’m the Co-Founder of EduTyping as well as Teaching.com. I’ll be streaming to you...

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Every day we get tons of questions from teachers asking for help with their typing classes. With comments coming in from the blog, email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and in-person at school visits… it’s gotten pretty hard to keep up with it all. So now, I’ve decided to set aside some time each week to answer the most important questions that...

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As a kid, I dreaded parent teacher conferences. My teachers were always sure to update my mom and dad on all the mischief I had gotten into over the course of the semester. Today, most teachers don’t wait until report card pickup to communicate with parents. Email, texts, and school wide platforms make it easy to touch base with students’...

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12 Fun Ideas for Custom Typing Lessons

August 28th, 2017
Mike Gecawich

I don’t know about you, but often when I was teaching I was assigned terribly outdated materials to use in the classroom. The worst were the videos, where the 80’s style outfits and monster-sized electronic gadgets always made the kids groan. I had to work extra hard to try to make the content feel relevant and up to date for...

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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Typing

August 14th, 2017
Mike Gecawich

As the start of the school year nears, we thought that you could use some help with your back to school prep! Thus, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide with all the information a teacher needs to effectively teach typing in their classrooms. Choose the appropriate guide for you:      In the upcoming 2017/18 school year, we will be...

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