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Do you want different ways to practice your keyboarding, take timed tests, or just have fun while doing both? You'll find some great links here. From beginner to experienced keyboarder, there is a website for you. If you know of any other great keyboarding sites please let Mrs. H know!
Bubbles gets you keying faster and faster to pop the bubbles before they reach the surface.
Take the challenge! Can you end up with a score with positive numbers?
Dance Mat Typing
Meet the gang and learn to keyboard. Make your way through all 12 stages and you can be a top keyboard-ist.
Set your own goals, key for words per minute; have fun!
Welcome to online Keyboarding Practice, a series of 17 drills to help you improve your keyboarding technique and speed.
Be sure to set your words per minute before beginning. The National Standards' recommended wpm per grade level are: Grade 3: 15 wpm; Grade 4: 20 wpm; Grade 5: 25 wpm; Grade 6: 30 wpm; Grade 7: 35 wpm; Grade 8: 40 wpm.
The ultimate challenge--being able to key characters quickly even if the meaning is unclear! Go, Gibberish!
Guitar Hero keyboard style! Grab your axe, uh, your keyboard and see if you can home row your way to rock and roll history!
Sense - Lang
Free online keyboarding program!
A plethora (a whole lot) of keyboarding sites assembled on one page.
Test Your Speed
Look for the stopwatch to find the free typing test. You may choose the number of minutes as well as the text you will type.
A free download! A keyboarding program, especially appropriate for grades 3-6. This program has been checked out by Mrs. H and downloaded onto the lab computers. So, no worries downloading it at home.
Are you a beginner, novice, or expert! This typing test is short and sweet - great for quick practice sessions.
TypingWeb is a free online typing tutor and keyboarding tutorial for typists of all ages. All skill levels will benefit from TypingWeb's free keyboarding lessons. You have the option to not register and still complete the typing lessons.