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Adding Typing to your Home-schooling Schedule

Adding Typing to your Home-schooling Schedule

When deciding what to put in your home-schooling schedule, many parents look to other home schoolers for advice. “Does it work with more than one child” or “Does it fit the curriculum?“ are some of the questions I heard my own mother ask when home-schooling my siblings and me. To […]

Home School Families say yes to EdAlive Central!

Home School Families say yes to EdAlive Central!

EdAlive Central prides itself in making our products accessible and usable by students from all walks of life, whether they be in private, public or home school education. Recently we asked the Home School Review Crew, an American Home-Schooling group, to take a look at EdAlive Central. This is our ground-breaking […]

Teacher shares their account of a 23 wpm increase in 8 months!

Teacher shares their account of a 23 wpm increase in 8 months!

As this year draws to a close, we reached out to some schools and classes which have shown growth over 2019 through using Typing Tournament Online. Mr Dennis Alexander’s class of 5G at St Mary’s School in Dubbo NSW has shown massive improvement. Over the course of 2019, 5G had an […]

Forrestdale students place third in worldwide competition

Forrestdale students place third in worldwide competition

Children from Forrestdale Primary School placed third in a worldwide typing competition in term four last year and earnt a trophy for their efforts. About 115 children from the school took part in the competition, which tested more than 300 classes worldwide on their typing skills. The competition had multiple […]

Willetton Senior High Scores Top Marks in Typing

Willetton Senior High Scores Top Marks in Typing

WILLETTON Senior High School students were recently presented with trophies for winning awards at a World Typeathon last year. The competition involved 315 participating classes worldwide. Willetton SHS was sent several class trophies for its category wins. Year 8 classes won first and second place in the advanced category awards […]

Visiting the Under 10s Winners for the Maths Challenge!

Visiting the Under 10s Winners for the Maths Challenge!

In November we visited some schools to see how they use Adaptive Learning in Maths Invaders Online. This adaptive learning tests a child’s abilities in maths topics and then gives them questions suited to their skill level. We placed this revolutionary new system into Space Rescue as it is the most […]

Savvy Teachers and Students at Dalby State School Start their own Class Competition using Maths Invaders Online!

Savvy Teachers and Students at Dalby State School Start their own Class Competition using Maths Invaders Online!

The Savvy teachers and students at Dalby State School caught the attention of the staff here at EdAlive with their amazing usage of the program!  Interest was piqued when two classes from the school hit high numbers of questions answered on the Weekly Leaderboard. Eager to know more , Investigative Journalism […]

Richmond Primary School Blitzes Term 4 Maths Invaders Challenge

Richmond Primary School Blitzes Term 4 Maths Invaders Challenge

Mrs Tertipis’ Year 5/6 class from Richmond Primary SA completed 91,328 Maths Invaders questions during the Maths Invaders Online Maths Competition. This is a massive result. On average the 32 students in the class completed around 2,850 maths questions each. Graham East, the CEO of EdAlive, happened to be in […]

Growing up with Maths Invaders

Growing up with Maths Invaders

Like most kids who grew up in the late 90s and early 2000s, educational software was part of my schooling. With a combination of getting children comfortable with computers and having them learn at the same time, what wasn’t there to love? History, English, Mathematics; it was all there at […]

Nimble Fingers Net Second Spot – Warrigal Road State School

Nimble Fingers Net Second Spot – Warrigal Road State School

THE students of 4C at Warrigal Road State School have typed their way to success by claiming second place in the Most Words Typed in Queensland category of the Typing Tournament: Quarter 1 Typing Challenge. Deputy principal Karen Coombes praised the students and classroom teacher Sam Heron. She said more […]

Students Type Their Way To Victory

Students Type Their Way To Victory

The students of Mrs Weeks’ Year 2/3 class at Channel Christian School have just typed their way to success by winning first place in the “Most Words Typed”, Intermediate category in the Typing Tournament World Typeathon. The Typeathon was conducted during Term 4 in 2016 and involved over 315 participating […]

Matthew Gibney Catholic P.S Present Typeathon Trophy

Matthew Gibney Catholic P.S Present Typeathon Trophy

Recently, we were sent a picture of our 1st place “Most Words Typed”- Beginner overall champions receiving their class trophy and individual certificates. The students collectively typed 9,035 words and had an average speed of 10.6 wpm. Here is what their teacher Jessamy Savory had to say: “Late last year […]

Quarterly Typing Challenge Winners Gallery

Quarterly Typing Challenge Winners Gallery

Class finds key to speed – Merbein P-10

Class finds key to speed – Merbein P-10

THERE are some fast fingers at Merbein P-10 A Year 7 class was awarded third place in the Fastest in Victoria category of the Typing Tournament Quarter 1 Typing Challenge. After spending 15 minutes of each IT class learning to touch-type with the Typing Tournament online course, it never occurred […]

School’s typists are third fastest in NSW – Deniliquin Christian School

School’s typists are third fastest in NSW – Deniliquin Christian School

Deniliquin Christian School students have typed their way to success after claiming bronze in last term’s Typing Tournament. Hosted by educational published EdAlive, the school’s Year 8 students competed against more than 759 classes nation-wide to finish third in the ‘Fastest in NSW’ category. Their class typing average was more […]

Tenacious Typists Win Gold!

Tenacious Typists Win Gold!

The Year 7 Students from Cerdon College have been learning to master the skill of touch-typing. Cerdon College places great emphasis on ensuring its students “receive an education that equips them to take their place as citizens … beyond their formal school years”. The determination to see this promise through […]

Emmaville Kids Love Maths Invaders Online

Emmaville Kids Love Maths Invaders Online

Emmaville Central School – Friday 24th August 2018 Thanks to Ms Alicia Cubis from Emmaville Central School and the enthusiastic group of children who hosted our Managing Director, Graham East, for a Maths Invaders Online session last week. Graham is constantly visiting schools to learn more about the way kids […]

Winners are Grinners: Richmond Primary School places First in Typing Challenge!

Winners are Grinners: Richmond Primary School places First in Typing Challenge!

Our touch typing program Typing Tournament hosts a competition each Australian term called “Typing Challenge”. Every week, the Typing Tournament Leaderboard calculates and displays in rank order, the average speed and total words typed for each class broken down by country, state and age group. Quarterly we run a Typing Challenge […]

Reviews of Maths Invaders

Reviews of Maths Invaders

Teacher Reviews “Maths Invaders is a game children will enjoy as a means of improving maths skills, a boon to busy teachers and a well-constructed programme of arithmetical skills for home use.” Ken Docksey, Teacher, ICT Coordinator & Assistant Principal, Sandon Primary School “We have been using and recommending Maths […]

Mackay West State School takes yet another prize!

Mackay West State School takes yet another prize!

Teacher, Rebecca Williams and class 5A from Mackay West State School have been doing extremely well in the Typing Challenge Competitions in 2018! The EdAlive team noticed and decided to reach out. Ms Williams was kind enough to give us a statement about their success.  “In 5A at Mackay West State […]

Future Innovators Type to Victory at Kawana Waters State College

Future Innovators Type to Victory at Kawana Waters State College

Meet the Future Innovators The Year 9 Future Innovators class FIN092A (a group of about 20 students) at Kawana Waters State College has been using Typing Tournament since Grade 7 their Digital Solutions classes and it has well prepared them. However, some of the students, who joined Future Innovators this […]

Helping Home Schoolers with Maths Invaders Online

Helping Home Schoolers with Maths Invaders Online

The key to any good resource for home schoolers is usability, accessibility and ease. For students in the school system there is a wide array of options set out for them. For home schoolers, this set of options can sometimes be limited. With Maths Invaders Online we have worked to […]

Teaching my kids at home with EdAlive Central

Teaching my kids at home with EdAlive Central

My social media feed has been full of useful learning-from-home resources, photos of children happily being taught by smiling parents and fun stories about alternative learning options – baking to learn fractions, for example. So I decided that it was time for our family to adhere to social distancing recommendations […]

Typing games have never been so important

Typing games have never been so important

Typing games as a kid It was 1990 when I first learned how to type, the same year that my father was laid off from an office job.  Kindly told that it was to allow him to enjoy his ‘twilight years’, the reality behind it was employing someone younger, cheaper […]