This is an I.Q. test. Try to finish this exercise quickly.
All you have to do is look at the color and say the color you see.
Quickly say only the actual color shown for each word below. Do NOT say the spelled-out written color name.
OK? Remember, quickly say the color, not the spelled-out color name.
Now scroll down and let's begin.
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Typing GAmes - Now Typing Hints:
Typing Preparation. Accurate typing is possible only when the equipment is correctly placed and you maintain the correct posture. Otherwise, errors will occur. There is a proper relationship between the typist and the equipment. Pay particular attention to the following:
Arms reaching up. Your arms should reach up to the keyboard at the same slant as the keyboard. Wrists should be low, with fingers curved. If your wrists are bent, errors tend to occur on the bottom row. If your wrists sag, top-row errors are likely.
Minimize glare. Adjust chair height and monitor angle so that glare is reduced. Eyestrain is fatiguing and will result in errors.
Chair height. An adjustable chair is preferred to allow for a comfortable, natural distance between chair, desk and monitor.
Material on right. Typing material should be on the right and elevated for reading ease.
Uncluttered table. The table should be free of unneeded books or distractions. Direct full attention to the typing material and do not let your eyes or mind wander. You are not concentrating if you are talking or worried about something.
Keyboard height. If the keyboard is too high (i.e., chair too low) errors tend to occur in the top keyboard rows. If the keyboard is too low (i.e., chair too high) errors tend to occur on the bottom keyboard rows.
Elbows in. Elbows should be relaxed and near your body. If your elbows are spread outward, the first finger (the index finger) tends to glide off the keys.
Don’t get sloppy. Let your fingers do the typing. Do not move your hands or arms.
Use correct finger-keystroke. Remember to move only the finger needed when striking a key. Do not allow other fingers to wander away from their assigned home-row keys. This will be awkward at first, but you can do it! Your fingers have had “it easy” and are not accustomed to taking instructions from your brain.
No magic needed to type. Learning how to type is not magic. It requires patience and practice. Use Word Wacker and let the Little Professor be your guide in developing valuable typing skills.
Locate the home-row keys on the keyboard. Force yourself to use the correct fingers to press the keys. If you forget which finger to use, look at the picture accompanying the exercise. The beginning exercises are extremely important because you are developing correct keystroke patterns.
Don’t worry about speed and accuracy. Relax when typing the beginning exercises. However, always use the correct finger/keystroke pattern. Speed and accuracy will develop naturally through practice once your fingers have been “correctly trained.”
Finger placement. Gently place the fingers of your left hand on the a s d f keys and the fingers of your right hand on the j k l ; keys. Your fingers should be slightly curved. Your wrists should be low but not resting on the keyboard. Your elbows should be close in, next to your side.
Typing Games. Games are fun, but you need practice to master the typing keybaord.
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