Re: Writing discussion
Sun Oct 11, 2015 17:25

Keyboards would be a great idea! I just feel like typing is a skill they need to learn before they're given mac books in middle school with no typing (besides tapping/touching on the iPads) experience.

  • Writing discussion - Regina, Sun Oct 11 17:20
    Brittany, After reading the articles, I feel that students need to be typing their stories on their iPads. Do you think we need to look into getting keyboards for the iPads at our school??
    • Writing Discussion - walshjm2, Wed Oct 14 23:40
      What constitutes best practice? As I am also taking Dr. Frye’s writing class, I have had lots of time to think about what I feel is best practice for writing. I believe that writing should be... more
    • Re: Writing discussion - brittanyavery, Sun Oct 11 17:25
      • Re: Writing discussion - Amanda grindstaff, Mon Oct 12 16:37
        Our kids truly do need to learn keyboarding because as much as the computer has become part of our existence i can't imagine not know how to type. I know that they learn to text and type with thumbs... more
        • writing Discussion - walshjm2, Wed Oct 14 23:52
          I also believe that we need a keyboarding class or instructional sessions incorporated into our curriculum day. I think that so many children could benefit from this. So much in today's world is... more
          • Keyboarding & Writing Content - Melanie McLeod, Sat Nov 7 08:54
            Hi Jennifer: I think that school districts should require a technology facilitator to come into each grade-level's classroom at least once per week, have keyboard hookups for the iPads, and give each ... more
      • Keyboarding - megangouge, Sun Oct 11 20:30
        Teaching keyboarding and typing skills on an iPad is totally backwards to me! I have printed keyboards on larger paper that I have used in the past for students to practice typing their spelling... more
      • Writing discussion - Regina, Sun Oct 11 20:13
        We need to talk to our principal about that :0)
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