Online typing games are a perfect way to give students' fingers a typing-workout. Such games come in a variety of different formats and many include stories, music or other thematic elements to make the play more engaging. Before you know it, you might spend 30 minutes practicing keyboarding and having fun. The incentive to score or pass a level adds an extra layer of intensity to the practice session which, for most of us, will compel us to push ourselves that extra bit needed to facilitate improvement.
Here is a list of typing games that rocks:
Touch typing is one of the most important skills you can learn. But what is so important about typing speed? Read on and hopefully we can enlighten you.
The fastest typist on record reached an astonishing speed of 216 words per minute on an IBM electric typewriter. Currently typists are able to easily reach speeds of 100 words per minute per more on standard QWERTY formatted keyboards, and can reach speeds of 200 words per minute or even more using the less popular but still effective Dvorak format.
I'm looking forward to relaxing this summer, but to do so, I first need to compile my summer reading list. Anyone have any new or recent book recommendations related to education?
Here are a few I've read over past summers:
Education Nation - http://www.amazon.com/Education-Nation-Leading-Innovation-Schools/dp/111...
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - http://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Psychology-Success-Carol-Dweck/dp/03454723...