The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has announced that from 2019 all NAPLAN assessments will be completed online. In an effort to best prepare students at Gymea North PS for this transition, classes have begun to do some online assessments. We feel that the biggest bridge to cross moving forward is the students' ability to type on a keyboard quickly and accurately.
We are currently looking into different typing programs for purchase for school use. In the meantime, setting aside some time during the week to practise typing at home would be most beneficial for all students.
Some suggestions for free online practice are:
More information on the changeover can be found here.