Monday, March 3, 2014

(S6) Keyboarding

Schools used to teach typing.
Now it is being phased out.  What happened?

1.  Why do you think this school subject has generally been discontinued across the nation?  Do you agree or disagree? What does the research say about this?

2.  Texting vs Typing.  What's the difference?  What do you do most often? What type of keyboarding do you use when you are on a computer?

3.  How many words per minute (WPM) do you type?  Go here:  Fast fingers

4.  Check out this new technology: the Fleksy Keyboard.   You try out Fleksy!  What do you think?  WATCH the movie → What is the Fleksy Keyboard?  Movie → Install it and describe your experience!