Grown ups can learn touch typing too!

A lot of adult learners say to me “I can’t!” And guess what I say? “Oh yes you can!” Trustpilot Review Here’s a review from Isatou, who never thought she could learn to touch type. But with a little help from her brilliant tutor, Sharon, she did it! #youcandoit

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Type IT’s top 10 typing facts

Top typing facts Japanese Keyboard               From the word’s fastest typist to the shortest space bar, here are some of our top typing facts. Typing Day is held on January 8 every year as one week after New Year is a good time to think through and write down…

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Fun activities for Halloween by Type IT!

Fun activities for Halloween from Type IT! With Covid on the rise, you might decide to stay in rather than trick or treat this year.  There are still plenty of opportunities for fun and games at home this Halloweeny half-term.    Here are Type IT’s top tips for fun indoors.   Halloween recipesCookies, eyeball pops and…

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“I can ‘sort of’ touch type.”

Sound familiar? Touch typing is a skill that requires regular practice as it relies on muscle memory to remember the finger patterns. Unfortunately most people begin learning to touch type with good intentions but they then give up and all their hard work is lost. So why does this happen? Learning something new on your…

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PC or Mac?

Apart from owning one of the very first PCs – an Amstrad back in the early 80s, I’ve always been an Apple fan. In 1989, my job was to set up an in-house ‘desktop publishing’ department at Wickes. It was my first introduction to an Apple Mac. It was called the Macintosh Classic – anyone…

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October Half Term Course

Touch typing tutor

It’s that time again! Not long now until our October half term touch typing course! It’s going to be a full on week for me because I’m running a live face to face session at my centre in Harrow, followed straight after by a class live on Zoom! What will be fantastic though is helping…

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How have keyboarding lessons changed?

How have keyboarding lessons changed? As a lady in my late 40’s, when I started secondary school, the library computers were a novelty.  They were constantly in use and I was fascinated.   I became a school librarian and in turn, the head librarian let me use the computer in her office and I actually sat…

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All children should learn to touch type!

YES! I was very excited to read this today! Let’s get all children touch typing! With all children in Scotland being given an iPad device, MSP Fergus Ewing told the Scottish Parliament’s education committee that for them to make the most of the benefit, they needed to be able to type properly! He said: “I…

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