Beginners can learn keyboarding using educational websites such as Type.com and LearnTyping.org. These free services offer introductory lessons and games for typists of any skill level.
Type.com offers a series of lessons to help students learn keyboarding. The website also offers typing tests to help students gauge their skill levels and a variety of games. Many school systems use Type.com, including the Chicago Public Schools.
LearnTyping.org offers lessons for beginner keyboardists that make use of audio and video instructions. The website covers basics such as home key finger positions and keyboard shortcuts. Students can also take typing tests to gauge their progress.