Top 10 Benefits of Touch Typing

  Top 10 Benefits of Touch Typing   Speed – being able to touch type is so useful as work can be completed more quickly without having to hunt and peck for the keys. An early start in touch typing can really help to get through work more quickly.   Accuracy – learning to touch…

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Helping children who NEED to learn touch typing

We make it our mission to help children who NEED to learn touch typing. It’s not just a want or desire for them – it’s a necessity. This student attended one of our one week intensive courses and then carried on learning with our support for a further 6 weeks. She is now typing at…

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Intensive Courses To Help Children with Dyslexia and other SpLDs.

The majority of the children that attend our intensive touch typing course have mild to moderate dyslexia, dyspraxia or dysgraphia. How our tutors can help It is evident on day 2 just how important it is to have our team of tutors on hand to help the children. Groups of three students to one tutor…

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Xmas Holiday one-week intensive touch-typing class for age 9+

Xmas Holiday one-week intensive touch-typing class for age 9+ 20th-24th December Join our friendly team of tutors live in our virtual zoom centre from Monday 20th-Friday 24th December from 9am- 11am. We will pack a whole lot of typing action into our week and we will have your child typing (without looking!) in no time…

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Need some help to de-stress your life?

With stress awareness week just behind us, here are some simple ways to destress and unwind. Work When you are at work, make sure you take a lunch break and breaks throughout the day.   Everyone needs to take a break. Rather than eat lunch at your desk, weather provided, it might be nice to take…

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Saturday fun at Type IT HQ!

My student’s favourite game during break is ‘Rhino Hero’. How high can they build the tower of cards before it falls down? It’s not as easy as it looks especially when you have to balance the little rhino guy on the top!

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A determined adult learner!

I had the pleasure of teaching an adult how to touch type a few weeks ago. In my experience, the children I work with tend to grasp it a lot quicker than the adults. I’m not sure why. Maybe because adults have to undo bad habits, or they overthink more. Sometimes frustration can affect concentration…

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How can we keep our hands warm when typing?

How can we keep our hands warm when typing? Apart from doing up buttons with frozen fingers, there is nothing worse than trying to type with cold hands when sitting in a cold room. In previous job roles, I had a desk located in a corridor opposite a fire escape (with lovely gusts of wind…

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Great results!

A great set of results from last week’s touch typing course. Everyone achieved an accuracy of over 95% which is super important to avoid backspacing. We had some great speeds too, from 17wpm up to 43wpm! This is just the beginning of their touch typing journey because with continued use and practice they will see…

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