Welcome at Typing Scout, a web application for training and improving typing skills. The application runs in a cloud (GDPR-compliant) and is perfect for learning to type on your own. You only need internet connection and a compatible browser for using Typing Scout. With Typing Scout you will learn to type texts with the ten finger touch system.
With Typing Scout you will learn to type texts with the ten finger touch system.
Typing Scout enables you to learn to type on your own.
Click the button Single person!
Test all functions of Typing Scout (picture and keyboard game: base row and upper row, text writing game: 10 texts, Scout Mode: 10 chapters).
The learn zone shows you the full variety of Typing Scout.
Access to the test version with your Google account.
You can subscribe Typing Scout for a defined time period with the conditions and terms listed below. You can also find payment conditions here.
Speed and accuracy of the students can be checked with the 10 minutes testing.
Every time a key is pressed, (letter, space, and enter) it is called keystroke. Capital letters and most special characters need two strokes since either Shift or AltGr has to be pressed.
Errors are wrong, missing and unnecessary letters and characters as well as missing or unnecessary spaces.
WKS = E x 25
CKS = KS – E x 25
Percentage = Errors x 100 / keystrokes
The first decimal place indicates the grade.
KS: 1220 E: 3 E%: 0.245 Grade: 2
A beginner should be able to write 1000 – 1200 correct strokes.
States examination: 2400 correct strokes
When using Typing Scout the number of errors should decline.
You can write the examinations in the menu Text Writing Game.
Please select the requested examination and the settings (here: keyboard not displayed, text as block text, not corrigible)
Write an examination (10 minutes).
Indicate in the protocol that the written text was an examination.
Compare the result with your targets in program description
Explanation: WPM = words per minute (1 word has 5 letters)
Thegives you an overview of the examinations you have made.
Skills come with practice!
Learning to type needs conscious training and concentrated work!
Exercises for relaxation prevent cramps and heavy hands.
Listening to relaxation music before typing can improve concentration.
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