Keyboarding & Contest

The Apple iPad virtual keyboard can take a little getting used too. With these quick tips you will begin to feel more comfortable keying on an iPad. The best advice we can give is to practice, practice, practice. In order to do that the next 2 weeks we are going to have a little contest (See instructions below).

Live Demo with Corey.

Hidden Keyboard Tips and keyboard orientation:

Hidden iPad Keyboard Tips



Speed Contest: Get a baseline of typing speed.
How fast can you type the ABC's

Speed Typing Challenge

Objective: Increase Keying speed

Task : With a partner, time each other typing the alphabet and a familiar sentence.
Apps to use:
Notes & Clock Pro HD Free Apps:    
       clocks pro
  1. ABC Timing: Partner 1 types while Partner 2 uses the stopwatch on Clock Pro.
    • P1: At the Top of Notes Type: Typing Test and the date and Tap Return
    • P2: Ready your stopwatch. Give P1 a countdown to GO. Tap STOP when P1 types "Z"
    • P1: Record your time after your ABCs.
    • Repeat for a 2nd timing
    • Switch Roles and repeat
  2. Sentence Time: Repeat the Activity use this time honored sentence: 
    • The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
    • Do 2 trials and record time.
  3. Fill out the baseline form below.

iPad Speed Challenge




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