Don't forget to take a break when working on a computer. Get up and move around for a few minutes every 30 minutes.
Touch Typing 4 Life (soon to be Qwertynomics) is already a client of MaRs and we are very excited to hear this news today. Toronto, December 2, 2013 – Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today announced a strategic partnership with MaRS Discovery District, a leading innovation centre located in Toronto, as part of its commitment to accelerating digital innovation in the global education space. Through this partnership, Pearson will work actively with education technology start-ups supported at MaRS, help facilitate training and education for digital innovators, and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to collaborate with its global team. In the process, start-ups will gain insights into research, data and technical integration, and how to design products and services that have a positive impact on people's lives through learning. "At Pearson, we believe that technology innovation has the power to enable and scale transformation at all levels of the system. We are seeing [...]
Are your children a little bored during the holidays? Come and join us for some fun courses during the holidays. Be creative and learn new skills.
Doctors say that increasing numbers of children are developing serious spinal problems, such as slipped discs, because they slump for such long periods. Orthopaedic experts say children and teenagers are being left with injuries and curvatures because of a phenomenon they have dubbed “Gameboy Back,” after too many hours hunched over addictive computer games. Doctors say that increasing numbers of children are developing serious spinal problems, such as slipped discs, because they slump for such long periods. Writing in a medical journal, the Dutch surgeons said the scale of the problems today was akin to that more than a century ago, when child labour was common. Experts in this country said prolongued period on games consoles, and time hunched over smartphones, is damaging the posture of children, and would leave some with lifelong problems. Writing in the Dutch medical magazine, Medisch Contact, orthopaedic and spinal surgeon Piet van Loon said [...]
http://youtu.be/EBMjKK3xu3A Did you know that the typewriter can be played in an orchestra? I wonder if the iPad will make it in next.
I was moved by Carly’s story when I first heard about it last year. Take a few minutes to watch Carly’s video. This is not about learning to Touch Type. This is all about finding a voice, a non verbal voice to finally share with the world. You tube clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shAHJryco_g “My name is Carly Fleischmann and as long as I can remember I've been diagnosed with autism. I am not able to talk out of my mouth, however I have found another way to communicate by spelling on my computer. (and yes that is me typing on the computer by myself) I used to think I was the only kid with autism who communicates by spelling but last year I met a group of kids that communicate the same way. In fact some are even faster at typing then I am. Last year a story about my life was [...]
Whether you’re new to the iPad or a longtime user, here are some great tips to help you get the most out of the device. A few of these are intended for using on the new iPad, but most of them will be relevant to all iPad models of all ages. Switch the Mute Button to Orientation Lock Tap on Settings > General > Use Side Switch to: Lock Orientation. The side switch defaults to mute, but with volume buttons right underneath it this makes no sense, and there’s nothing more annoying than an iPad screen that’s constantly rotating if you’re reading in bed. Double-Tap Home Button to Access Brightness The iPad screen is extraordinarily bright, this is wonderful for daytime use but give your eyes some rest in dimmer environments and at night time by manually adjusting the brightness, just double-tap the Home button and swipe right until you see the [...]
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The need for new skills Education lays the foundation for our children to have a successful future. From elementary school to middle school and high school, your children are immersed in grade-specific subjects, assignments and activities. During school hours, your students may fell overwhelmed with the presented information, and if they're unable to keep up due to poor handwriting, concentration issues or not understanding, they may simply give up. That's where some extra help is needed. At Touch Typing 4 Life we teach you your child to touch type efficiently and in a fun way. In just a short period of time we can positively change the way your child works. Learning to type with our Qwertynomics methodology not only increases your child's grades but also increases their self-esteem and confidence. Come and join Qwerty and his friends and a new gaming style of learning. Book early to avoid disappointment. Call [...]