Handwriting Speed Literature Review
|Grade||Letters per minute||Words per minute|
Girls showed a higher average speed than boys, 22.3 wpm (girls) vs. 19.1 wpm (boys) in the 8th grade.
|Grade||Typing, words per minute|
Adapted from: Ziviani, J. (1984). Perceptual and Motor Skills, 5b. 535-539
Honaker, D. (1999). Handwriting and Keyboarding Legibility/Speed of 5th and 8th grade students, a pilot study. Unpublished manuscript