TYPE TO LEARN
Keyboarding Solution for Grades K-12
Type to Learn is a research-based keyboarding proficiency solution. Type to Learn’s cloud-based platform is used by schools of all kinds nationwide with compatibility to virtually all classroom technologies including Chromebooks, iPads and laptops. The program’s game-based typing methodology engages all learners while promoting, assessing and recording each student’s level of mastery.
The #1 Typing App for Education
Fully cloud-based and accessible through a web browser by Students, Teachers and Administrators.
Type to Learn has been thoughtfully designed to align with local, state and CCSS standards for typing. The Type to Learn cloud-based keyboarding curriculum ensures students are engaged, teachers have the right tools to introduce and advance student skills and expression, and administrators can easily assess overall student effectiveness of the curriculum.
Fun and Individualized
Students enjoy learning how to type with Type to Learn through game-based typing activities. Keyboarding lessons are specifically designed to keep students engaged while they are introduced to keystrokes and learn proper technique. Type to Learn automatically adapts to the level of the student and ensures students are progressing accordingly.
Easy for Teachers
Type to Learn classroom management was designed to effectively allow teachers to promote keyboarding mastery in the classroom. Teachers can group students based on ability, differentiate instruction through custom content, and easily see their classroom or individual progress. Type to Learn is now on its 5th version and has evolved based on the feedback from teachers.
Administration & Reporting
Building or District Admin
The administration portal of Type to Learn was designed to allow for easy setup and maintenance of school or district accounts. The robust Type to Learn Reporting Engine ensures student usage and progress are easily accessible. View the entire district summary, building level, classroom or individual progress reports. Type to Learn also has Clever single sign on integration.
Why Type to Learn
Research-based K12 Keyboarding Instruction
Type to Learn is trusted by over 15,000 schools to build the foundation for students to effectively utilize digital resources and online testing. Type to Learn is now on its 5th version and has evolved with direct feedback from teachers and administrators using Type to Learn. Type to Learn's methodology is based on research by Dr. Leigh Zeitz and highlights technique, ergonomics, and key location.
Learn more about the methodology behind Type to Learn's effectiveness in providing students this foundational life-long keyboarding skill or sample the Type to Learn White Paper below.
Reliability and Support
Classroom time is precious. Type to Learn was built around that understanding.
The team at Type to Learn works with every new school to ensure a seamless implementation. Resources and support are available to assist with ongoing questions. Type to Learn is also hosted on the most secure and trusted provider in the world, Amazon Web Services. Satisfaction is always guaranteed by Sunburst Digital.
Reliability / Security
Student Privacy and Data
Type to Learn takes student privacy seriously. We also recognize the fact that classroom time is extremely valuable. Amazon Web Services (AWS) was chosen to host Type to Learn. AWS is the leader in cloud hosting and has the strictest security protocols, redundancy and scalability in place to ensure your data is safe and always available.
Customer Success Team
Implementation & Support Resources
The Customer Success Team, along with your account manager, will ensure Type to Learn is being used effectively in your classroom. Live support is included for the life of your subscription, along with knowledge base and resources. Professional development is available for an additional cost.
Type to Learn is owned and operated by Sunburst Digital. Sunburst Digital has connected educators with instructional technology and digital content solutions for three decades. Our warranty is the best in the industry and is tailored around ensuring long term relationships and success in the classroom.
“The new Type to Learn... is wonderful. Our students say they enjoy the game aspect of it and have even said the tests are fun. With the addition of captioning, our students have full access to the program. Thanks for making a great program and for making it accessible to hearing-impaired students!”
Sharee Darcé, Texas School for the Deaf
Type to Learn Features and Benefits
Type to Learn includes accessibility features to ensure all students are able to build up their foundational keyboarding skill.
Adjust Font Size - Adjust the size of the text on screen for sight-impaired students. Larger text sizes are seen when the student rolls the cursor over buttons or text on screen.
Play audio with rollover buttons - audio description of what button reads
Adjust text for visually-impaired - Several options to change the font color scheme scheme when the student rolls the cursor over buttons or text on screen.
Compatible on Most Devices
Type To Learn is fully web-based and works on any modern web browser.
Type to Learn is fully cloud-based and works on any modern web browser including Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. Works great on Chromebooks, iPads (with external keyboards), desktop computers and laptops.
Comprehensive Keyboarding Curriculum
Type to Learn has 34 lessons, 5 engaging, skill-targeted typing games offered, and 7 diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments.
A diagnostic typing pre-test assesses students' existing keyboarding skills and places them at a certain typing lesson matching their abilities. The typing pre-test also analyzes students' starting speed and accuracy, setting personalized achievement goals for the program teaching them how to type more efficiently.
Spanish ESL Support
Provide valuable support to Spanish-speaking students as they learn to touch type in English.
Text support throughout Type to Learn can be in English or Spanish ESL. When Spanish ESL is selected, all text on screen is shown in Spanish translation when the student rolls the cursor over the button or text. Spanish translation is provided for all buttons, navigation, instructions, support, reminders, and congratulatory payoffs. Lesson, activity, and assessment content (what students need to type) always remains in English only.
Single Sign-On with Clever
Type to Learn integrates with Clever.
Spend more time mastering keyboarding and less time logging in and remembering passwords with Single Sign On (SSO)! Clever is a free service that offers a centralized location for districts to manage their enrollment information. This allows programs, like Type to Learn, access to enrollment information.
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