So first of all I will lay may cards on the table – I am a CS teacher working with pupils from KS2-KS5. And I reckon in my 25 years of teaching, I have fallen into any and all of the traps I am about to argue against. But I will offer some ideas about
Three ideas to reduce typing time in class and focus on Digital Literacy
A recent question on a social media post asked about having enough time to teach digital literacy with a oen comment rueing the speed of primary students’ typing skills. Over the years, I have introuced a number of ideas which allow me to cover areas of digital literacy more efficiently, and in this article I will focus on typing time and alternatives to teaching touch typing in lessons.