Classes — online touch typing tool for teachersCreate a typing class
Frequent questions from teachers
- How to create a group typing class?
- How to add new students?
You can add new students on the class page. There are 3 ways to do this on Ratatype:
- Import classes and students from Google Classroom.
- To do this, log in, go to your group's page and click the "Sync with Classroom" button.
- One by one in the site interface.
- Fill in the name and email on the class page, and a new student will appear in your class!
- Upload the list of students from the table.
- This method may seem a little more complicated, but this way you can add an entire class in an instant. Just prepare a list of names and emails and upload it on the class page.
- How to invite students into the class if they have accounts on Ratatype?
You can ask students to join the class by the link. This option is for students who can register by themselves or already have a Ratatype account.
You can copy the link on your class page:
If your students haven't had accounts, you can create them on the class page. Learn more about classes.
- How to pass passwords to students?
If you did not specify a password when create the student account, then it was generated automatically. It can always be found in the list of your students, which can be downloaded at the bottom of the class page:
If the password is not displayed in the list, you can set a new one in the student's account editor:
- What is a class and how it differs from the group?
A group on Ratatype is a great way to learn touch typing together with friends or classmates. Knowing students' typing speed or the number of learned lessons isn't enough for teachers to effectively teach students. The teacher gets many convenient features with classes:
- Create accounts instead of students.
- See more detailed learning progress.
- Editing of student's name, email, or photo.
- Password recovery for a student.
Create a class to teach touch typing for your students.
- Can keyboard typing groups be used for adults?
Yes, of course! It's always interesting to compete, and not just with yourself. Your friends or colleagues will be able to support your typing training and compete in typing speed.
The groups will also come in handy for a CEO or HR manager.