What is the rationale for how the practice passages are
Practice passages adhere to two important principles:
Patterned words are repeated enough times to build up a rhythm
and fluency that then transfers to typing the word within a
phrase or sentence where it is not repeated.
Passages progress from simpler to more complex phrase and
When the phrase and sentence patterning combines with the
linguistic patterning, student typing develops in an almost effortless
Why aren't my test scores updated when I retake an accuracy
and speed builder test in KeyWords?
After you take an accuracy and speed builder test for the first time,
the results of the test are logged automatically. The only way to
replace a logged score is to get a higher word-per-minute score.
Fewer errors do not constitute an improvement that causes the score
to update; an improved word-per-minute score is required.
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