Free keyboard typing lessons are available on Typing-Lessons.org and TypingClub.com, as of June 2015. Each website has multiple lessons that you can complete at your own pace, with each lesson teaching different keys.Continue Reading
Visit the Typing-Lessons.org home page, and click on Read More. Read the preliminary information, the typing ergonomics page and the page about which fingers go where, then begin with Lesson 1. Each lesson contains written information, and most lessons also have an interactive typing exercise. Master the skills in each lesson before moving on to the next lesson.
Visit the TypingClub.com home page, and click on Get Started. Click on Lesson 1. Read the information provided, then perform the typing exercise. Each lesson tracks your accuracy and speed as you perform the exercise. After completing a lesson, you receive a star rating based on your performance, and information on your accuracy and speed for each letter used in the lesson.
In the basic typing position, your index fingers are over the "f" and "j" keys. These keys typically have a raised line on them, so you can find the correct position without looking at the keyboard. The other fingers line up on the adjacent keys. As you learn typing, focus on accuracy instead of speed. Increased speed comes naturally as you progress and learn the position of all the keys.Learn more about Education