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Noun1.words per minute - the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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A small study of 100 people with eye diseases such as macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy demonstrated a reading speed increase of 42 words per minute using the iPad with an 18 point font and a 12 word per minute increase using the Kindle with the same font.
For example, Rashotte and Torgesen (1985) reported mean word per minute increases from 54 to 90 in one condition and 57 to 90 in the other condition over four readings.
Brian Menk); (4) Will the "Read Naturally" Program Produce Better Results among Elementary-Aged Students when Comparing Word Per Minute Fluency Probes than a Multi-Sensory, Phonetic Approach to Reading?