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Check out this new Microsoft Publisher Document for scoring keyboarding technique Typing is a free/premium online typing tutor & keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels.  "The service offers a ways to enhance your typing, including lessons in the home keys, correct finger placement, and bundles them with exercises that apply what you've just learned." according to CNET writer  

Check out this Whiz Kid Typist named McKenzie.

TypeRacer--a wonderfully simple game that pits you up against other typers around the globe. Not sure if you will really get any faster using this site but it sure is loads of fun.

Keep track of your keyboarding scores in Excel.  This documents is your instructions for tracking your scores in MicroType 4.  Please use it to direct you on how to format your spreadsheet. [Instructional Handout] Post-Test Car

Nitro Type Worldwide real-time typing competition
mprove your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with typers from around the world.  Compete against your friends, earn new cars, track your scores, and so much more. All 100% FREE! - Keybr lets you type like your life depends on it. It'll keep track of how fast you're going and if there are any errors. You can also check out a chart of your progress over the course of your lessons to see if you're improving. Not the best educational Keyboard learning tool but fun way to keep engaged while getting better at typing.

Please carefully answer the questions 
in "Rules and Tools.Click Here
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Learn keyboarding... 
It may be the best skill you could learn.
Find out about keyboarding technique, your daily drills, recording your scores and how to compute your grade for keyboarding. Click Here

What are the home key fingers?  Which finger presses which key.  Check out this web page for the answers. Click Here Click Here!

Video Tutorials

  1. Finishing the Keyboarding Spreadsheet
  2. Creating Charts & Formulas + Printing 

Typing Games:

Typing Courses Online
 - A great 30 day free trial is available for this well done online or download software site.
  - Typing Course REQUIRES registration for typing course
  - A fun colorful website with animation and games introducing touch typing to children aged 7 to 11.
  - Free online typing course.
  - Free online typing course.


Take from the following article: 5 Free Ways to Improve Your Typing Skills Online,
  1. Test your typing speed online
  2. Free Tutorials online
  3. Balloon Game online
  4. Rapid typing Zone game TypeDown game

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