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Typing practice

Typing practice can bring effective results in your education and career. If you practice typing every day for about 15-20 minutes without looking at the keyboard you might see a positive change in your life. You will type fast and can think fast while you are working on the computers. On TypingMentor you can practice and track your progression. You can also find what weaknesses you have and what are your problem areas. To check the progress you need to use dashboard page and to know about what your problem areas are, you need to go to the lessons page and find the problem areas tab in the left sidebar.

Typing practice
8 facts about typing practice

1. Online typing practice

Online typing practice has been around for ages and people who practiced online regularly have become successful in their career, at least in most cases. You may prefer to practice offline in ms-word or on any other text editor, but that has some clear disadvantages. You will not have accurate data about your progression and you will not know about your problem areas. You will have to collect a copy of the text every time you practice. Considering that matter of fact TypingMentor has been organized with all the amazing features and functionalities to help you achieve a good typing speed in a short time. All you need to do is practice regularly.

2. Typing practice paragraphs

If you visit this typing practice page, you will be able to type paragraphs one after one. Paragraph typing practice is a popular choice because here you don't have to type series of character that doesn't make sense to you. Here you will be able to type sentences that we use in our daily lives. This is good because your daily life works that are related to typing will take lesser time now. You will write emails faster, create reports, assignments quicker.

But everyone has a different way of learning. And if you feel offline practice would be better for you, here on this page, you can download different types of typing practice paragraphs. You can download them, print them, and then start practicing.

3. Right hand typing practice

If you start typing practice without looking at the keyboard, soon you will notice that most of the characters or keys are under your right hand fingers. At TypingMentor you will get all the stats about how your right hand fingers are performing. To know about this stat, you need to visit the dashboard page. If you scroll down on that page you will see the image below,

right hand fingers
Tips: Here you can find the performance of your right four fingers. Furthermore, if you are interested to know the performance of each of the fingers individually you will be able to check that as well under that section in a nice looking infographic representation. There you will be able to generate lessons for the right hand typing practice.

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4. Left hand typing practice

Left hand fingers covers less characters if we compare it with the coverage of right hand fingers therefore left hand fingers perform worse for some learners since left hand fingers get less variation in the practice sessions. You should regularly see the stats of your left hand fingers to make sure that your overall typing speed doesn't get stuck because of the performance of your left hand fingers.

left hand fingers
Tips: Here you can see the performance of your left hand fingers, how many times you typed, what was the accuracy and speed. You can generate lessons for left hand typing practice.

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5. Number typing practice

without looking at the keyboard is important in the case you need to type numbers in your day-to-day life, Commonly, typists face difficulty and have lower typing speed when they type the numeric characters.

How important it is to be good at typing numbers depends on how frequently you need to type them. If your work or typing activities require you to type the numbers frequently you must practice it and track your performance. On the dashboard page you can track your performance and progress of typing the numbers. On the lessons page you will find "Alphanumeric Lessons" on the left side panel. If you click on that, you would see a card called "Numerals" and clicking on "Start" on that card would generate lessons that would let you do the number typing practice.

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6. Typing practice quotes

This is another way of making typing practice fun. Typing practice quotes can motivate and inspire. It has a positive impact on your mood and your state of mind starts to improve. It can awaken happiness and often the thoughts remain with you for a long time after you type them multiple times.

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7. Typing practice for kids works best

Kids can achieve the skill of typing without looking at the keyboard quicker compared to adults. The earlier at your age you start learning this, you will do better in a short time. Kids can start typing as soon as their hands are big enough to fin onto the keyboard. It is worthy to spend time learning touch typing for kids since they may use this skill in their entire educational and professional life. It gives them an advantage over their peers. Once they become good at typing, their thoughts start to expand because they can write and think at the same time. Typing practice for kids is one the most valuable habit because of the benefits they gain from it.

8. Typing practice for adults

Previously most schools didn't have touch typing in their curriculum. Therefore it is expected that a big portion of the adult population who need to perform typing-related tasks doesn't have the skill of typing without looking at the keyboard. Maybe they are not much interested to acquire that skill, but you should give it a second thought. Because this skill won't take much time for your to achieve and once you acquire it, you will enjoy the benefit for the rest of your life. Therefore typing practice for adults is also recommended.

Summary

Practice a lot, if possible every day for 15-20 minutes. Track your performance on the dashboard page, and emphasize on the weak areas. While practicing you should take typing test regularly. And if you are interested to know about the benefits of taking typing test, visit the link in the previous sentence.