JAE Editorial: In This Issue
In this editorial, the editor gives an overview of topics covered in this general issue of the Journal of Adventist Education. Articles in this issue include:
Measuring Quality in Adventist Schools
Keyboard Mastery is designed to teach beginners how to type and teach experienced typists to type faster and more accurately. For beginners, the course is designed to teach keyboarding by touch. For experienced typists, the course is designed to improve speed and accuracy.
Formal instruction in keyboarding can begin in third or fourth grade, when students know how to read and write well. Students need to know and understand the process of keyboarding before they are asked to revise and edit their papers. The author shows the...
Keyboarding for Kids
Grade 1-Grade 6
Keyboarding for Kids is a basic, sequential program. Data is entered from the textbook. Students set a goal and a time limit. Scores that meet the accuracy standard are automatically saved to a Goal/Progress Report which can be printed periodically. The directions on the screen for the student to follow would need teacher assistance for first and second graders.
Keyboarding Practice Form
Grade 3-Grade 10
Microsoft Word 2003 template. Download this template and open it in MS Word.
1. Choose Unprotect Document from the Tools menu.
2. Make any changes to the title or exercise #.
3. Enter a line of characters...
Keyboarding Timed Writing Score Log
Grade 2-Grade 10
Microsoft Word 2003 document. To be used for tracking students scores of timed writings for keyboarding class.
Learn 2 Type
Typing Test and free Typing tutor at Learn 2 Type for Kids - the leading free Web site that helps kids master the skills of touch typing. The interactive exercises automatically adjust to your child's skill level. The better they get, the more challenging the Typing exercises become. You can come and go as you please and pick up the Typing lesson where you left off.
Link to Learning - Ontario Curriculum Links
Linking you to websites supporting the Ontario curriculum, by subject area: language, mathematics, the arts, science and technology, social studies, history and geography, health and physical education. Special sections included for kindergarten, teacher advisory...
NAD Business and Computer Education Curriculum Guide K-12
This guide will assist elementary and secondary teachers who teach computer applications and business subjects.
Pete's Online Typing Course
Free online typing lessons and typing exercises for beginning typists.
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Type Text with French Accents
This page allows you to easily type French accents and other French characters without a French keyboard. You can edit your text in the box and then copy it to your e-mail application, word processor, etc.
Grade 3-Grade 8
This is a structured program where students receive direct instruction as they learn the keyboard and develop appropriate typing habits with the aid of DVD clips and audio CD lessons. Presented by an experienced typing teacher, the program also contains a manual for the teacher in notebook format. Although the program was originally designed for grades 5-6, it is appropriate for grades 3-4 and through the “fast track” element students in grades 7-8 may benefit.
Using Computers to Teach Learning Disabled Students in your Classroom
This JAE article discusses ways in which computers can be used in the classroom, both for learning-disabled students, and others. Includes specific ideas for word processing, reading, math, database management, pacing, specific disabilities, and classroom...