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Congratulations to our Touch Typists!

Congratulations to our Touch Typists!

Last week was a phenomenal blast! Congratulations to all of our avid typists across Australia and the world on a typing challenge well done! We at EdAlive cheered you all on through last week as we watched that word counter spinning away rapidly. With over 6.6 million words typed and […]

History of the QWERTY Keyboard

History of the QWERTY Keyboard

The development of typewriting and the QWERTY Keyboard QWERTY is a keyboard layout for Latin script used to write English. The name comes from the order of the first six keys on the top left letter row of the keyboard (Q W E R T Y). The QWERTY arrangement has […]

Give Your Students a Fresh Start in Term 2 : How to Clean Your Keyboard

Give Your Students a Fresh Start in Term 2 : How to Clean Your Keyboard

Keyboards in schools get a lot of use – by a lot of different people! On top of this, students, especially young students, aren’t known for their cleanliness! In fact, some research shows keyboards to be dirtier than toilet seats! Coming into a new school term is a perfect time […]

Just For Fun : Learning New Typing Skills

Just For Fun : Learning New Typing Skills

The school holidays are the perfect time to try and hone skills students don’t have time for in the school term. Whilst we at Ed Alive recommend the use of hands with Typing Tournament where possible, some people get creative with their typing skills! Vinod is currently the world’s fastest […]

Just For Fun: Typing DNA

Just For Fun: Typing DNA

It sounds like science fiction but the program TypingDNA analyses a user’s manner of using a keyboard into an accurate identity verification. Whereas other authenticators might use methods such as a secret question, personal information or a mobile phone to confirm identity, TypingDNA verifies a user’s identity by using their […]

Typing Milestones: Over 250 000 000 Words Typed!

Typing Milestones: Over 250 000 000 Words Typed!

The Typing Tournament counter for words typed has broken 250 million! Well done to all our dedicated typists and teachers for being part of achieving this milestone.  Your continued use of the program serves to improve words per minute and builds the vital life skill of touch typing.   To […]

FREE Typing Posters and Classroom Resources

FREE Typing Posters and Classroom Resources

Download these posters to jazz up your classroom and help you to focus on teaching the crucial concepts that underpin good typing technique. (Click to download a printable PDF version) SaveSave

Kids’ Drought Relief Typing Challenge – 9th to 16th September

Kids’ Drought Relief Typing Challenge – 9th to 16th September

Kids learn to touch type and help drought affected families at the same time! Many kids across Australia will be raising funds for drought relief by participating in the Term 3 Typing Tournament Online Typing Challenge. It’s free to participate and available to all schools right across Australia. Participation is […]

Colour by Numbers with Maths Invaders Online!

Colour by Numbers with Maths Invaders Online!

We love hearing about creative ways to use our products! Maths Invaders Online features the option to print out “Defender Level Awards”. Defender Level Awards are fun characters that are milestone markers for how many questions a student has answered. All “Defender Level Awards” unlocked by a student have the […]

Join EdAlive on Instagram!

Join EdAlive on Instagram!

Attention all teachers, school staff , students , home school parents and general EdAlive Fans we now have an Instagram! If you’ve got any fun memes or simply want to chat to us follow or contact us at : edalive_onlinelearning https://www.instagram.com/edalive_onlinelearning

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung!

The Typing Tournament Online staff would love to wish all our Australian Users a safe and happy Term 3, holiday break. We know this term has been very busy for your school and would like to thank you for your on-going support in the classroom, teaching typing skills to your […]

Interviewing Members of the Typing Tournament Kingdom

Interviewing Members of the Typing Tournament Kingdom

  Name : Lumber, Jack Occupation : See Above. How Many Words per minute can you do?: 6wpm Name : *Dragon roars* Occupation : *Gestures towards treasure horde* How Many Words per minute can you do?: *Hold up six fingers* Name : B.Ware Occupation : I sell goods. How Many […]

Keyboard shortcut “hacks”

Keyboard shortcut “hacks”

The humble keyboard is a fixture in many people’s everyday lives whether it be at school or work, however many people are not aware of the numerous useful shortcuts out there. Scrolling using the space bar : Hitting the space bar will scroll down the page for you whilst tapping shift […]

Term 4 Break!

Term 4 Break!

The Typing Tournament Online staff would love to wish all our Users a safe and happy Term 4, holiday break! We know this term has been very busy for your school and would like to thank you for your on-going support in the classroom, teaching typing skills to your students. […]

Now Over 100 MILLION Words Typed!

Now Over 100 MILLION Words Typed!

It feels almost like only yesterday we were celebrating a number half this big! Yet, now here we celebrating the incredible milestone of over 100,000,000 words typed by our amazing students. Most of them have been tapped out by Australian students in the 9 months from October 2016. This is […]

Wow! Now over 200 MILLION Words Typed!

Wow! Now over 200 MILLION Words Typed!

The Typing Challenge for Term 1 of 2018 has seen multiple milestones broken.  Before the challenge even started, the counter for words typed broke 200 million.  The Monday of the challenge had the highest usage for any Monday since inception.  The Tuesday had the highest usage ever recorded for a […]

Meet The Characters of Maths Invaders Online

Meet The Characters of Maths Invaders Online

Hazel – Hazel is generally friendly towards others but ruthless against those that want to hurt her or the fellow inhabitants of the Cumulus Nebula. Hazel is the current Guardian of Zone 1 and leads you into your Maths Invaders Adventure! Talon – Talon is a bird like alien whose […]