Touch Typing and Exams

I felt SO proud yesterday. ๐Ÿ˜Š A past student asked for an assessment as he is keen to come back for a refresher typing course. It was 4 years ago that I last saw him when he was only 8 years old. Touch typing and dyslexia and dyspraxia His dyspraxia and dyslexia was quite severe…

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Touch Typing Fun

At our Harrow Centre, the children are enjoying their morning cuddles with our new mood star cushion. Itโ€™s a great way to talk about how their week has been and help them feel better about themselves. They company also sell a mini set of mood stars. Perfect for children that are non verbal. https://www.wendywoo.uk/mymoodstars/

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Tips to Improve Handwriting

For children, neat, legible, cursive handwriting can be tough.ย ย  Writing involves a good grip, coordination and writing for long periods can be extremely tiring, especially in an exam situation.ย ย ย  If your child has educational needs then spelling, grammatical issues, and crossing outs can also be an issue. When my boys were in primary school, they…

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How to touch type the right way

Our remote course is designed so that students can learn from home with our expert guidance. We upload videos and audio instructions throughout the course as well as providing โ€œhow to get betterโ€ personalised written feedback each week. Sounds pretty straightforward? For the majority of students it is. But we donโ€™t leave it to chance.…

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Stop Hunting and Pecking!

Hunting and pecking for the correct letter or number on the keyboard is a totally inefficient way to type. Yet in the UK most children bumble along with two or four fingers because theyโ€™ve never been taught how to do it properly. If youโ€™d like the pupils at your school to learn keyboarding skills (touch…

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DofE Skill Ideas

A lovely way to start the week with this review from one of our parents. If the pupils at your school are looking to learn a skill for their DofE, look no further! Come and learn touch typing with us! https://www.touchtypeit.co.uk/learn-to-touch-type-for-dofe-award/

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Exam season, inside the exam hall

  As an exam invigilator for 8 years, I have seen the work that goes on behind the scenes at my local secondary school.ย ย ย  Apart from all the preparation, there are so many things to consider. When the exam rooms are set up, there is a lot to think of apart from children getting the…

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What can you expect from me as your touch typing tutor?

As a Mum, I completely understand the pain you might be going through trying to get help for your child. I know because Iโ€™ve been there myself. Iโ€™m a Mum, not a teacher, so my approach is always heart centred. Someone described me as โ€œWendy is kind and caring but no nonsense and gets resultsโ€.…

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