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Amanda grindstaff
Re: Writing discussion
Mon Oct 12, 2015 16:37
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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 but still its not the same. They need to have a keyboarding class to teach keyboarding skills to help them become more successful and faster at typing.

  • Re: Writing discussion - brittanyavery, Sun Oct 11 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)... more
    • Re: Writing discussion - Amanda grindstaff, Mon Oct 12 16:37
      • 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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