Thursday, April 27, 2006

ITS Meeting - Useful Resources

Interesting Resouces to Share with you Teachers. Take some time to visit and explore the resources below, and if you have any that you would like to share please post them in the comments section of the post.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

NYSCATE 2006 :: Coming to a town near you!

The NYSCATE RFP for the Fall Conference is now available. The annual conference will be November 19-21, 2006 in Rochester.

You can access the RFP through the NYSCATE website by clicking on the conference logo, then the RFP on the left hand side, or directly at

Keyboarding Curriculum

With the increasing interest in the Read/Write [Read more... and more] web as a tool for students to begin writing more frequently and for a more diverse audience, keyboarding skills have come into question.

  • What does the research say about keyboarding instruction?
  • What age/grade level/readiness level is appropriate to begin teaching keyboarding?
  • Is exposing the basic keyboarding to primary students appropriate because of their small hands?
  • Is the use of handheld computers with smaller keyboards a solution?
  • What are you using to teach students keyboarding?
Any and all information regarding to keyboarding instruction would be most welcome! You can simply reply to this post with a comment or send an e-mail with "Keyboarding" in the subject line.