Typing Tournament - Motivators
As students progress in their typing journey Typing Tournament provides an instant dynamic feedback loop reinforcing progress keystroke by keystroke. The reinforcement is amplified through progress reports, test attainments, statements of speed and accuracy, achievement certificates and more.
Progress through the 16 Levels and the attainment of increasing typing speed is an intrinsic reward that is reinforced through a range of extrinsic rewards, built into each of the 16 Levels.
For some learning to type is easy. For others it takes much effort. The Badges are an extrinsic reward system that increases motivation by rewarding effort distinct from achievement. As words are typed they accrue to earn Badges no matter the progress towards speed and accuracy goals.
To access the Badges click the Badges button in the
In addition to the system there are multiple extrinsic motivators built into the progression: tokens are collected by , progress through the is graphic and gives a point of reference to compare with others, a plays on the completion of and a plays on the collection of all badges for all 16 and more.
Typing Tournament - Navigating Typing Tournament Online
Once your Teacher Account, School, Class and Students are set up in EdAlive Central, you can start using Typing Tournament Online. Once your Personal Account or Parent Account and Child Accounts are set up in EdAlive Central, you can start using ...
Typing Tournament - Play Typing Tournament Online
Starting your Typing Quest To start your Typing Quest click on the Play button on the Main Menu screen. Posture A series of engaging scenarios highlight the importance of good posture when typing. The posture screens auto play the first time a ...
Typing Tournament - Resource Summary
Click on the image below to go to EdAlive’s extensive typing resources. They are designed to help teachers and parents to better understand the need and requirement for the teaching of keyboarding and touch typing skills generally and in particular ...
Typing Tournament - Reporting
The reports relating to each student’s activity within Typing Tournament Online are accessed from the Tools & Reports screen. (NB These reports cannot be accessed from the EdAlive Central School Management or Parent Management screens.) Access Typing ...
Typing Tournament - Leaderboards
About the Leaderboards The Typing Tournament Leaderboards are designed to boost individual student motivation and team engagement by challenging all members of a class to contribute to the overall ranking on the Leaderboard. Many teachers have ...