One thought may be to down load the TTL home client onto CDs and put it
in the library for checkout. Kids would be able to take it home without
dealing with massive downloads. You would have an idea how many
students are using the program at home based on check outs.
CESU Technology Support
This e-mail may contain information protected under the Family
Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). If this e-mail contains
student information and you are not entitled to access such information
under FERPA, please notify the sender. Federal regulations require that
you destroy this e-mail without reviewing it and you may not forward it
to anyone.>>> Lucie deLaBruere <[log in to unmask]> 6/3/2010 9:30 PM
After doing some research, Kay and others tell me it (TT4) is
from home, but it is s client (fairly significant download)
That part bummed me out. I like Type to Learn for our age group. As
former typing teacher, I'm pretty particular about keyboarding
There are many products out that have horrible pedagogy, and actually
keyboarding skills worse.
I will look at typing pal. I had not heard of that one.
A few years ago I was looking at customtyping.com which was the ONLY
appropriate online program that met the special needs ( for one handed
I thought that was pretty good, but haven't looked at it since, since
handed typist has moved on.
I think I will look at this one again and let you know what I think.
not sure I'm willing to move to a solution that needs a client. This
be an obstacle.
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Eric Hall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We are considering this with the prices Kay mentioned (comparable to
> of Network version plus $99 annual). It would be an upgrade from
> we have used in grades 3-4 for many years. Grade 5-6 are still using
> Beacon, but she is showing her age and they are getting more practice
> “real” typing these days anyway. I am also looking at TypingPal,
> online option I have seen. It remains to be seen whether or not our
> would use it at home, but the data we have from the last few years
> that kids who practice more have better skills. Duh. The cost does
> significant for providing home access.
> on 6/3/10 11:51 AM, Lucie deLaBruere wrote:
> Does anyone use the online version of type to learn? If so, are you
> with it? What's the cost? (per kid?) per school license?
> I will check, with the vendor, but was interested in whether kids are
> it online out of the classroom?
> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any
> for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain
> and privileged information protected under the Family Educational
> Privacy Act. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution
> prohibited. If you are not an intended recipient, please contact the
> by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the message.
Tech Integration Specialist - St. Albans City Schoool
Work: 802 527 0565 x 3206
Cell: 802 752 6086
[log in to unmask]
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something
- James M. Barrie