Overview

QwertyTown is a web-based keyboarding app that teaches typing and online communication skills. Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown's games, rewards, social motivation, powerful teacher reports, and a deep understanding of how keyboarding skills improve their lives in and out of school.

QwertyTown was created by Second Nature Learning. Founded by award-winning educators, Second Nature Learning’s mission is simple: to help students achieve literacy in the modern, digital world.

Keyboarding is an essential component of literacy for today’s students.

QwertyTown is a modern keyboarding web app

It provides a safe, teacher-controlled environment where students can communicate with their classmates, teachers, and friends. While becoming fluent with a keyboard, students are learning how to interact in a digital environment. This environment prepares them with a fundamental skill set essential for academic and professional success in the 21st century.

Why should you use QwertyTown?

Students

love QwertyTown because...

  • Keyboarding lessons move at their pace
  • They learn to type faster and more accurately
  • They can challenge their friends in the Head 2 Head Game
  • Building an Avatar is fun!
  • They are rewarded for their successes

Educators

love QwertyTown because...

  • They know how important keyboarding is today
  • QwertyTown students excel at digital assignments
  • Generating student reports is easy
  • It's easy to track student progress
  • Students are highly motivated
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Parents

love QwertyTown because...

  • Parents
  • Their kids can log on at home
  • It's easy to see real results
  • It makes them better students at school
  • Keyboarding skills are Life Skills

QwertyTown Students Achieve

Students that regularly use QwertyTown are more proficient and successful in the digital learning environment.

Keyboarding made fun through Gaming, Social Motivation, and Communication

Whether they are winning a Head 2 Head typing match against classmates or earning medals completing lessons, QwertyTown students earn QwertyCoins as they learn. Those QwertyCoins can be spent in our Avatar Store. Students can even unlock communication tools so they can share their successes with their friends.

Managing Students, Reports, and Data Made Easy

QwertyTown equips teachers, administrators, and parents with tools that make it easy to monitor and manage each student’s overall experience. Parents and teachers can customize performance benchmarks in lessons and level challenges.

New, Robust Report Features

QwertyTown delivers detailed data about users’ performance in a fast and easy format. Peruse class progress from your dashboard or download a spreadsheet to collect data.

Clever SIS Integration

QwertyTown offers a simple way to manage student logins that securely syncs student rosters from school districts’ student information systems (SIS) to QwertyTown.

School districts rest easy knowing that their student rosters are updated automatically in a secure environment. Imagine never worrying about adding new students or shuffling transferred students mid-year! Not only that, but Clever is completely FERPA-compliant. It works with every major SIS.

See what Clever has to offer!

QwertyTown uses Clever to auto-integrate with most student information systems, so setup is a breeze. Clever also offers Google SSO, Chromebook auto login, badges, and more.

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We Offer the Best Pricing on The Market

QwertyTown is priced on a sliding scale to offer optimum savings for all of our school districts. Contact Second Nature Learning and speak with a Salesperson about finding the best price for your students and/or home user.

Check out what’s going on with QwertyTown!

July 31, 2013

"QwertyTown's Essential for 21C Students!"

QwertyTown was recently featured on EdTech Review as an essential...

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"QwertyTown's Essential for 21C Students!"

July 31, 2013

QwertyTown was recently featured on EdTech Review as an essential component for New Literacy amongst today's students. The publication also recently recognized QwertyTown as one of their 2013 Classroom Essentials for K-12 students worldwide.

April 9, 2013

2013 Ed Tech Digest 'Cool Tool' Award

QwertyTown continues to be recognized as the premier K-12 keyboarding and digital literacy program, this time being recognized by Ed Tech Digest as one of their 2013 'Cool Tool' Finalists. 

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2013 Ed Tech Digest 'Cool Tool' Award

April 9, 2013

QwertyTown continues to be recognized as the premier K-12 keyboarding and digital literacy program, this time being recognized by Ed Tech Digest as one of their 2013 'Cool Tool' Finalists. 

Cool Tool awards recognize new, emerging and established technology solutions for education. “We’re excited to honor these finalists who have all earned it, they deserve special recognition for their efforts and are highly commended for their work in education,” said Editor in Chief of EdTech Digest, Victor Rivero, who oversees the program. “The 2013 awards recognize both people and solutions in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.”

A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’sevaluation proceedings. “Our judges are giants among us, having influenced millions through their efforts at improving, advancing and modernizing education,” said Rivero. “They are highly-regarded leaders from a variety of experiences, but what they all have in common is a keen eye for what works in education and technology.”

September 9, 2012

2 Years In a Row! QwertyTown is a Winner!!!

For the 2nd year in a row, QwertyTown was a winner in eSchool Media's 2012-13 edition of The Readers’ Choice Awards.

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2 Years In a Row! QwertyTown is a Winner!!!

September 9, 2012

For the 2nd year in a row, QwertyTown was a winner in eSchool Media's 2012-13 edition of The Readers’ Choice Awards. As we begin our 2nd year on the market, QwertyTown is in classrooms from coast to coast and continent to continent and growing everyday.

We'd like to thank all our QwertyFolk for your continued support and look forward to a great school year!!!

May 1, 2012

QwertyTown Interview

Ed Tech Digest is currently running a feature about QwertyTown.

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QwertyTown Interview

May 1, 2012

Ed Tech Digest is currently running a feature about QwertyTown. The interview, featuring Co-Founders Paul Garofano and David Grammerstorf, explores everything from how QwertyTown was created to the importance of keyboarding and where QwertyTown is headed in the future. Check out the full article.