Type at a speed of at least 65 WPM.

Why is typing important? How does this relate to teacher PD? The vast majority of written communication is done on some sort of keyboard now and has been for some time, actually. If typing is an elaborate, complicated, fastidious thing for someone, it most certainly affects that person’s efficency in an important number of professional development endeavours.

This third and last level of Typing Along means you can type with at a speed of at least 65 words per minute. In essence, your typing doesn’t hinder your thinking and words appear in a steady constant flow on your screen as you are creating something (not just copying text).

You can check your speed at TypingTest.omTypeOnline.co.uk10fastfingers.com or any number of other tools. There are just as many tools, online and client, that can help you improve your typing skills, but there’s really no other way around it than putting into practice often.