Posts Tagged ‘keyboard skills’

Teaching typing

August 26, 2010 4 comments

Not actually a battle between handwriting and typing
This post was inspired by a Twitter discussion this week between, amongst others, @oliverquinlan, @APrimaryNQT, @tomhenzley and @KnikiDavies on the merits of handwriting and word processing.

Despite the humble word processor being one of the ICT tools that has been in use in schools the longest, it can often be one of the most poorly used opportunities; and at the heart of this lies pupils’ lack of speed when typing. Read more…