Looking for ways to get kids to practice their keyboarding skills? Try these free resources.

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Type the words as fast as you can before the "enemy" gets past your plane! Tracks percentage correct, which displays on screen at the end of each level.

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This site offers lots of simple lessons, interactive games, and a whole range of free typing tests, which calculate your GWAM and will print you a certificate.

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This site offers just what it advertises: a free, online typing test. Results presented graphically show whether or not you can be considered a touch typist. In addition, there are several free games that practice and reward quick touch typing responses, such as the KeyBricks game featured above. (There is a free download for their software, but it does not appear to be appropriate for use on shared computers as it only tracks one user.)

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