The "old" GEs include 30WPM with 90% accuracy for 8th grade. When we were doing pull-out instruction for 8th grade (the target age for "technological literacy?") I would see many students reach 25WPM with our software (Mavis Beacon) but I know they would type faster when doing "real" typing. Working backwards roughly 5WPM per grade level, I hoped for 15WPM in 5th grade, or 10-15WPM as they left 4th and came over to the middle school. Keyboarding is one of the few areas for which we have "concrete" data, since our programs are networked and record progress. It is clear (duh) that the more they practice, the better they get. Working "up" the grades, would that put 10th graders at 40WPM, and seniors at 50WPM? Assuming a steady increase in proficiency? Eric on 11/23/09 2:25 PM, Bryan Thompson wrote: > On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> > wrote: > How fast and how accurate should highschoolsers be typing at? > > Also does anybody know of some good webbased type testing sites. I googled a > few but didn't know if someone had experience with one in particular. CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not an intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the message.