Typing Tips: The How and Why of Teaching Students Keyboarding Skills (Comparison Of Free Sites)

A comparison of 4 of the best free online resources for learning keyboarding. A comparison table offers a quick overview of what these touch typing tutors for kids offer! This post discusses the teaching of both handwriting and touch typing. The ability to type with reasonable speed and accuracy helps students to better cope with the digital world they live in. Kathleen Morris

The ability to type with reasonable speed and accuracy helps students to better cope with the digital world they live in. This post discusses the teaching of both handwriting and typing. I share four of the best free online resources for teaching keyboarding. Check out the comparison table for a quick overview of what these sites offer!

Internet Safety Posters for Teachers, Students, Schools, and Parents

Last updated July, 2018. Scroll down to find free internet safety posters.  Back in the days when technology lived in a computer lab, students were often advised on the narrow topics of cyber safety/internet safety as well as cyberbullying. While still vital concepts, changes in technology use have given rise to a broader range of […]

Are you on LinkedIN?

Recently I read on the oz-teachers mailing list a warning for teachers about using social networking sites unprofessionally. This UK article, suggests that teachers should be cautious of what they post online and check what information is available about them. Teachers are warned that schools are scouring social networking sites and googling potential candidates for […]

How Do You Reflect? Options For Teachers And Students

A few weeks ago, I was listening to Chris Betcher on the Virtual Staffroom podcast interviewing Helen Otway. Helen is an inspiring leader at a Victorian P-12 school. Many of the topics Chris and Helen talked about struck chords with me including the idea of developing a more thoughtful approach to teaching and learning through […]