Touch Typing - Timed Tests
Once students know the whole keyboard, they are ready to do their first timed test. These should be done regularly to consistently measure progress in both speed and accuracy.
Timed tests are hard for new typists as they include capital letters and punctuation. As a result words per minute and accuracy scores tend to be much lower than when doing lessons or playing games.
However they provide the most important score as it is the only way we can be consistent measuring progress.
Below explains how to take a timed test on
It is possble to take the test without being signed in. Then the results are not stored
Ensure students are signed in,
when logged in user id is at the top right hand side of the screen.
Nessy Fingers option
More fun for younger typist but it has been unreliable in the past.
If you find timed test too difficult to begin with try
Ten Fast Fingers
Easier timed test Without capital letters or other punctuation.n.