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Typing Skills in the Lower School

By | Lower School, Parent Tips, Student Tips | One Comment

Even with all the changes we see in technology, keyboarding is still recognized as an important skill to develop and practice. Students in the Lower School use their school devices (iPads and Chromebooks) for creating, collaborating, communicating, and investigating – typing with accuracy, efficiency, and using the correct technique makes writing much easier and more productive. Below is a list of websites that may help build typing skills. Above all else, students should focus on…

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New Features Available in myPT

By | Faculty Tips, Parent Tips, Student Tips | No Comments

The latest version of myPT (Blackboard) contains many convenient features most of you may not know exist. One of the most useful features embedded within Blackboard is the Global Navigation Menu tucked away in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. In order to open the menu, simply click on your name and a menu appears allowing you to manage your personal Blackboard settings and get an overview of what’s going on in each course…

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