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Research Summary: Keyboard Ability Significantly Boosts NAPLAN Results

Research Summary: Keyboard Ability Significantly Boosts NAPLAN Results

Research shows that students who can type have a clear advantage in NAPLAN Online.

Full Research Details: Maths Invaders Online Adaptive Learning

Full Research Details: Maths Invaders Online Adaptive Learning

Students’ Stellar Gains from Maths Invaders Online Introduction – Maths Invaders Online, Adaptive Learning Mode Maths Invaders Online is an online learning website published by EdAlive, marketed to school and home users in Australia and some other countries, to support instruction in mental arithmetic across school years 1-10 maths curricula.  The content […]

The growing imperative for Typing Skills

The growing imperative for Typing Skills

Good typing skills are becoming more and more critical Community and educational expectations regarding the necessity of teaching typing skills are changing rapidly.  In the past generation we have seen a transition from typing being the preserve of professional secretaries to a critical main stream skill for every member of […]

Touch Typing Helps Prepare Children for the Future

Touch Typing Helps Prepare Children for the Future

Touch Typing is a key skill for today’s world In a world where 50% of the workforce needs to have skills in technology (World Economic Forum Report ) the base skill of Touch Typing becomes ever more important. To help provide that necessary building block Typing Tournament Online presents itself […]

New NSW HSC Requirements Depend on Touch Typing Skills

New NSW HSC Requirements Depend on Touch Typing Skills

The new NSW HSC requirements coming into effect in 2020 require Touch Typing as an educational skill and also as a life skill. As of next year, students who did not achieve a Band 8 or higher in their Year 9 Naplan will need to sit a selection of Minimum […]

Full Research Report: Keyboard Ability Significantly Boosts NAPLAN Results

Full Research Report: Keyboard Ability Significantly Boosts NAPLAN Results

Research Summary available here… New research has shown that Year 5 students who have learned to type with the leading touch-typing tutor, Typing Tournament Online have a clear advantage going into their NAPLAN Writing Task at Year 5 and above. Data Target Typing Tournament Online Schools were identified where classes […]

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 […]

Boost Maths Age by 12 Months in just one term!

Boost Maths Age by 12 Months in just one term!

Maths Invaders Online: Boost Maths Age with Adaptive Learning Our research shows that most students can dramatically boost their arithmetic skills with Maths Invaders Online.  Students are routinely improving their maths age by the equivalent of an entire school year, in a matter of months.  This is thanks to the […]

Why Learn to Touch Type?

Why Learn to Touch Type?

Typing is faster than writing When you can do it well, touch typing is the fastest way to write. Many years ago handwriting was the primary skill people used to communicate over distance but today most are now typing what they have to convey. Just like handwriting is a skill […]

Typing and Autism

Typing and Autism

People with autism often express that they feel misunderstood. Both academically and socially, typing can open up possibilities for communication. Typing is a form of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). This means it can be used as a form of non-verbal communication for people who are either unable or find […]

Accessibility: Typing For Students With Visual Impairments

Accessibility: Typing For Students With Visual Impairments

As technology becomes a larger part of our lives, it becomes more and more pertinent that technological skills are accessible for all. Typing is an important skill for work and for play in this modern age. Many students who are visually impaired rely on technology to assist in their learning […]

The critical place of touch typing in literacy – Video interview

The critical place of touch typing in literacy – Video interview

Catherine Oelhman – Literacy Teacher 18th October 2017. Catherine Oelhman: Literacy Teacher – Gifted and Talented Programme – St George Christian School, Sutherland, NSW, Australia. Graham East: Managing Director EdAlive. Transcript from the interview Catherine: I’m really interested in the process of children’s reading and writing. Writing incorporates so much now. […]

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 […]

What Is Maths Invaders Online?

What Is Maths Invaders Online?

Maths Invaders Online : A multifaceted maths resource of unparalleled power The new Maths Invaders Online is a resource of unparalleled power and capacity for teachers of maths. It is concurrently: a tables/maths fact teaching environment a comprehensive mastery learning programme a massive Printable Maths Practice Worksheet Generator Its focus […]

Save the day with Space Rescue!

Save the day with Space Rescue!

In late 2018, EdAlive premiered our new multiplayer maths game Space Rescue. This game has students verse each other and/or computers to locate spaceships.  Set on a grid, students complete maths questions at their adapted level and select a tile it to find ship parts. Be careful though as finding […]

Cool Maths Games In Maths Invaders Online!

Cool Maths Games In Maths Invaders Online!

Ever wanted to play some cool maths games with your friends and didn’t know where to start? Well look no further because Maths Invaders Online has it all! Maths Invaders Online is the cool new educational program created by EdAlive. Set in space, you are a space defender who has […]

Research Underpins Development of All EdAlive Central Websites

Research Underpins Development of All EdAlive Central Websites

EdAlive is committed to educational design directed and validated by research. Ongoing development of our products follows evidence-based best practice. 3 new EdAlive Central powered websites released in 2020 Using this approach EdAlive has launched three exciting new EdAlive Central powered online learning websites during 2020: Words Rock Online, Baggin’ […]

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 […]

EdAlive Installable Software (School Version) “End of Life” and Cloud Migration Pathways

The school version of the titles listed below are now considered “End of Life” in line with Microsoft and Apple’s Operating System life-cycles. We have provided suitable EdAlive Central web app migration pathways for each title. The last update of EdAlive’s installable software in 2010 ensured compatibility with the latest […]

EdAlive Central Comparison

The EdAlive range of educational titles was originally published on CD. Many of these titles have now been significantly upgraded and migrated to online websites. These new websites are significantly superior to the old CD-based editions. Although the old CD editions were good products they were subject to the limitations […]