Date Presented 03/28/20
This study involved collecting keyboarding speed and accuracy rates from upper elementary students to determine more accurate and age-appropriate standards in schools. We determined average rates for fifth- and sixth-grade students and found a significant difference in speed by grade level. No significant differences were found between genders. The results help OTs better understand when students should initiate or discontinue keyboarding intervention in therapy.
Primary Author and Speaker: Claire Morress
Additional Authors and Speakers: Taylor Mangas, Kathryn Schoen, Maria Surface
Contributing Authors: Sara Kula