The fastest typists in the world

fastest typist history

Rose L. Fritz was just 17 years old when she won the world’s first official speed typing contest. The World Typewriting Championship held in Chicago in 1906, catapulted the young girl to fame to become the most recognized typist in the world.

What is a good typing speed?

average typing speed

It’s 9pm and you have a 1,500 word paper to write. Due first thing in the morning. If you type 50 words-per-minute (WPM) you could be done in just half an hour.

What is ‘Words Per Minute’?

words per minute

Ask anyone how fast they type and they’ll proudly tell you their words per minute (WPM), but ask even your speediest friends how WPM is calculated and you’ll likely get a lot of “um”, “hmm”, “uhh…” responses. Today, we’re going to fix that!

Five New Skins!

typing skins

Just in time for the start of the school year, we’re excited to announce the launch of five new skins!

Welcome Back Teachers!

typing teachers

We hope that you enjoyed your summer. We’ve been busy here at gearing up for the 2015-16 school year, and we have some exciting new improvements to share with you.