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Type IT’s top 10 typing facts

Top typing facts               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 plans for…

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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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It’s been recommended that my child learns to touch type. Can you help?

This is one of the most common questions I get asked when parents call me. Why do children need to learn touch typing? Children are usually recommended to learn how to touch type if they have been recently diagnosed with dyslexia, dyspraxia or dysgraphia. They may be struggling to get their thoughts down on paper…

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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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