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Building Digital Citizenship Into Your School’s Typing Curriculum

building digital citizenship

Adding a digital citizenship component to your school typing program allows you to give students background knowledge that will inform their future decisions, both online and offline. While teaching students basic technology skills, you will also be teaching them how to put those skills to good use.

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Why Use Games to Teach Typing?

using games to teach typing

Teaching typing isn’t easy. Most students find it hard to stay engaged while practicing the same keys over and over. That’s why we’ve opted to use games and incorporated gamification to teach K-12 students how to type.

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Typing Agent vs. TypingClub: The Pros and Cons of Each

elementary school students during typing classes

Are you a teacher or school district looking for the best possible keyboarding curriculum? You are probably considering both Typing Agent and TypingClub. These two programs share a lot of similarities as well as some key differences that could make all the difference for many schools and districts. In this guide, we’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of these two popular typing programs.

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6 Features to Look For in School Typing Programs

school typing programs

Not all typing programs are created equal. As you shop around for keyboarding software options, you’ll find that some produce better results, are more accessible, and integrate more with other parts of your school curriculum.

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Why Your School District Should Have Spanish Typing Lessons

Spanish Typing Lessons

When choosing typing lessons for your school district, Spanish language integration may seem more like a bonus rather than a necessity. However, Spanish typing lessons may be the key to many students’ success — both in technology and in language learning. Here’s why you should consider a typing program that provides an option for Spanish typing…

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Connecting the dots…

Teachers and Typing Agent

I was recently asked to share something on my heart with the amazing Typing Agent community. Before I do so, let me take a minute and introduce myself. My name is Kris Wheeler and I am the financial coordinator at Typing Agent and have loved working here for the past 2 years! I am also a…

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New Features and Updates

Typing Agent New Features - Agent Challenge App, New Spy Mode Lessons, K2 Diagnostic Testing, 3plus Curriculum, Class Rostering

New Typing Agent Features New Challenge Typing App Fifty new challenge lessons have been added.These lessons will be unlocked for students with 10,0000 experience points and have unique typing lessons to improve accuracy, speed, and endurance. Spy Mode Lessons Starting in World 12 of our 3+ Keyboarding Foundations typing app the keyboard will be hidden and…

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New Printables Available for Teachers

New Printable Typing Lessons from Typing Agent

New Typing Agent Certificates and Printables Available for teachers in the “more options” or  “…” area of the teacher dashboard: English and Spanish Parent letters: Use these letters to send home and introduce Typing Agent and the importance of keyboarding and technology to parents! These letters are completely editable as well. K2 and K2+ Printable Offline…

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Our Latest In Online Typing Games

Typing Agent - Typing Game Streaks

Introducing Typing Streaks! I’m sure many of you have heard of Snapchat…well for those of you who know, Snapchat has an intriguing feature called Snapchat Streaks! Snapchat Streaks or as some call it Snapstreaks is a creative way to get people to use their app every day and if they do this successfully, a flame emoji…

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Gritcoins for Typing Games

Typing Agents Online Typing Games Gritcoins

Gamification = increased learning and that is why Typing Agent is all about keyboarding and technology gamification for students! Since the release of our new version TA 5, we have heard from many of our teachers how much they loved having their students be able to use the Gritcoins they earn for completing their lessons for…

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