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Why teachers are teaching keyboarding earlier

February 26, 2019

When teachers were students themselves, they learned taught touch typing. As skilled professionals today, they devote a portion of class time to keyboarding practice. Inept teachers move quickly to other Information Technology skills believing there are more important things on which to focus.

There are numerous reasons why keyboarding should be a priority and available for students in schools. Here are three:

Scholastic Excellence

As a student learns to keyboard, their confidence grows and they are more apt to perform well in school and touching typing can time when it comes to homework as well as allowing the child to concentrate on learning.

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