Useful Resources for the Junior Room

Developing awareness of keyboard layout while engaging in language games

There is no need for students to use the correct fingers when typing but having two hands up at the keyboard will help. I used to put this typing hands graphic back to back with the keyboard but not draw their attention to it.

Daily news or writing for an audience template - makes an eReader - PowerPoint and Keynote versions

Presentations from Otepoti Think Conference

These files are in Office 2008 format. if anyone has trouble opening the files please email at

Have you heard about Storybird?
Here's an example of a book I wrote at
Sandy's Birthday Party Bedlam. by jillh on Storybird
You can find out more information about Storybird on my Virtual Learning Community page at