Thursday, June 12, 2014

Welcome Back to School!

I am proud to serve as the Technology Concepts teacher at Metcalfe County Middle School! I am married to Michael Page and we have 4 wonderful boys, Kaman, Koslton, Kellen, and Kollier Page. I have a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Business and Marketing Education from WKU. I am currently finishing up my Rank I in Library Media at Murray State University. I have 8 years of experience teaching Computer and Business classes at the high, middle, and elementary school levels. There is no place I would rather be than Metcalfe County Middle School! We are going to have an AWESOME year!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Proper Keyboarding Techniques

Learning Objective:
I can type with my fingers on the home row keys at all times.
I can type with my eyes looking straight ahead at my monitor.
I can apply keyboarding concepts to the real world, explaining how they are helping me become college and career ready.

Typing using correct keyboarding techniques will ensure you:
*Are able to type faster
*Are able to type without looking down at the keyboard
*Will make fewer mistakes
*Will get tired less often when typing long documents
*Will be able to complete required school work faster and easier
* Are less likely to strain your neck, shoulders, back, and wrists
* Are more likely to obtain employment in a business or office setting

Typing Goals in WPM (words per minute):
6th Grade: 30 WPM
7th Grade: 35 WPM
8th Grade: 40 WPM
9th Grade: 45 WPM