Keyboarding Arts

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PreKeys! Exploring computer keyboards with music and movement!
 
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What was the typewriter inventor thinking and why do we still use the QWERTY format with upper case letters on our computer keyboards? Why do we learn touch typing and try not to look at our fingers while we type? Will this lesson plan help your
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This is the first of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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These six songs teach basic keyboarding skills such as left versus right hand, thumbs versus pinky fingers, etc. They reinforce the alphabet and the order of number and letter keys when we read the QWERTY computer keyboard from left to right and
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For those days when you can't find someone else to teach computer lab while you're gone. Best used with an optional PreKeys Table Mat Keyboard found online at www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/PreKeys-Table-Mat-2308235 Email Dr. Bill Morgan at
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This is the second of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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This is the third of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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This is the fourth of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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This is the fifth of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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This is the sixth of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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This is the seventh of seven PowerPoint enhanced computer keyboarding lesson activities designed for students who think outside the box. Not everyone can learn keyboarding skills from graphics in a computer lab! These lessons are best presented by
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Teachers, tutors and home schoolers may recognize the Dolch Sight Words list for early readers. Doc Frog has adapted this list for early keyboarding students. He reasons that we ought to teach the left hand and right hand only words with one letter,
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Use this PowerPoint enhanced lesson plan for a sponge activity (to soak up time while waiting for lunch or recess) or to teach specific skills. Turn on the classroom projector and then start the slide show. You, the teacher, can control the pacing!
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This lesson starts the finger frogs hopping along the number row then hopping down the letter columns. Just as we teach students to read and write from top to bottom and from left to right (in English), PreKeys students are learning to "read" the
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This lesson starts the finger frogs hopping along the number row then hopping down the letter columns. Just as we teach students to read and write from top to bottom and from left to right (in English), PreKeys students are learning to "read" the
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Do your staff and students think that they can text quickly enough with their thumbs? Let's put them to a test! First, challenge them to a 30 second timed test using just their thumbs on their smart phones. Then, test them with all of their fingers
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This early childhood counting activity works best if the students have their fingers on a keyboard other than the one connected to the computer. The Parent, Teacher or Tutor can control the speed of presentation and can move forward or backward in
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See also http://prekeys.org Suggestions for unplugged learning centers using PreKeys products. Students will learn the basics of recognizing letter and numeral shapes. They will arrange them in alphabetical or numerical order. Then they will
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Use this PowerPoint enhanced lesson plan for a sponge activity (to soak up time while waiting for lunch or recess) or to teach specific skills. Turn on the classroom projector and then start the slide show. You, the teacher, can control the pacing!
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Print and use this PDF file for a Pretest of student knowledge of the keyboard. Instruct the students to fold the paper so that the top and bottom are both showing, but not at the same time. Set a timer for two minutes and tell students to use a
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PreKeys is an innovative, developmentally appropriate keyboarding method for young students that familiarizes them with the computer keyboard. Based on Whole Brain and Whole Body learning theories, PreKeys’ objectives align with NAEYC standards for
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Six years teaching multiple subjects in elementary grades. More than two decades as an instructional designer.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Discovery learning based on Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence theory. Attention to Piaget's Child Development Stages.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Dissertation evaluating teachers' use of technology in Idaho at the turn of the Century (data collection 1999-2000). Evaluation based on ISTE standards and state core curriculum.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Elementary Ed from U of Utah; M.Ed. in Education Administration from BYU; Ed.S. in Instructional Design from USU; Ph.D. in Research and Evaluation from USU.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

For more than two decades Dr. Bill Morgan, with teaching experience in K-12 schools in California, Utah and Illinois, has been visiting classrooms in public, charter, private and parochial schools. With a Ph.D. in Education from Utah State University, he has been researching ways that teachers and students teach and learn with classroom computer technologies.

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