Keyboarding Arts

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Keyboarding Arts
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While teaching piano keyboarding skills to students of all ages and abilities, I began designing computer keyboard activities for young learners! www.facebook.com/QWERTY.island.keys
 
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By Keyboarding Arts
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? Can we use peripheral vision?This
Subjects:
Employment, Writing, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
Homeschool, Staff, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Interactive Whiteboard, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.3.6, W.4.6, W.5.6, W.6.5, W.6.6
$3.00
$2.50
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By Keyboarding Arts
This is the first of ten 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
Subjects:
Study Skills, Writing, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Bulletin Board Ideas, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.5.5, W.5.6, W.6.5, W.6.6, W.7.5, W.7.6
$3.00
$2.50
4
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By Keyboarding Arts
Unplugged ideas for early childhood educators! Guide students to name and trace numbers and letters with straight or curved shapes. Train them to think like Keyboading Artists!Dr. Bill Morgankeyboarding.arts@gmail.comwww.PreKeysPond.com
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Numbers, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Literature Circles, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
$3.00
$2.50
3
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By Keyboarding Arts
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
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Early Intervention, Other (Music)
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Songs, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
$2.50
3
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By Keyboarding Arts
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.prekeyspond.com. Email Dr. Bill Morgan at keyboarding.arts@gmail.com with questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literacy Center Ideas, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
W.3.6, W.4.6, W.5.6
$3.00
$2.50
3
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By Keyboarding Arts
Captain Keyboard has divided the computer keyboard into left and right sides, guarded by a sea serpent. Cap Lefty and the Captain who is Always Right each lead their crew. This list of words was hand picked as those that alternate sides with every
Subjects:
Back to School, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Bulletin Board Ideas, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
L.5.1, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6
$3.00
$2.50
1
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By Keyboarding Arts
Dr. Bill Morgan discusses some of the benefits of keyboarding in the elementary grades - beyond speed and accuracy drills! When should we start teaching our children to navigate computer keyboards? Visit http://padlet.com/keyboarding_arts/prekeys
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Early Intervention, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
For Parents, For Principals & Administrators, Research
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By Keyboarding Arts
Early Childhood classroom set of 20 laminated keyboards, 12 inches by 4 inches each. Our lessons encourage students to start with fingers on the number row and both thumbs on the space bar. Unplugged keyboards allow parents, teachers and tutors to
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Numbers, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Homeschool Curricula, Word Walls
CCSS:
CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6
$60.00
$50.00
1
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By Keyboarding Arts
Every sentence ends with punctuation keys. But, when do we use the semicolon?Which shift key do we use to show a Question mark? Quotation marks?Which shift key do we use to show an Exclamation mark?Send a text to Cap Keyboard at 801-946-4085 to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Creative Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6
FREE
Digital Download PPTX (6.33 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
Here's a product for special needs and early childhood educators. Students trace shapes with their fingers on the PreKeys Mats. See also PreKeysPond.com.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Numbers, Child Care
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Math Centers, Homeschool Curricula, Activities
$3.00
$2.00
Digital Download PPTX (6.05 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
When Doc Frog says, “show what you know” and “poke the letters” he means type (old word used by people writing with typewriters) or key (new word used by people writing with computer keyboards).
Subjects:
Writing, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literature Circles, Homeschool Curricula, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.50
$2.50
Digital Download PPTX (0.65 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
For homeschool, special education, or when the early childhood classroom PreKeys set of 20 isn't enough. You can order another one or two as needed. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/PreKeys-20-Poke-Pads-2308245
Subjects:
Instructional Technology, Early Intervention, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Word Walls
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.1
$3.00
$2.00
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By Keyboarding Arts
As soon as students can recognize and name the capital letters found on QWERTY keyboards they can begin typing or poking the letters to spell their names, passwords, and Dolch vocabulary words. See also http://www.prekeyspond.com
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Homeschool Curricula, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2
$3.00
$2.50
Digital Download PPTX (1.92 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
An important part of the core curriculum is learning the names of all 50 states. My action research question addresses whether keying (typing) the list will assist in students' recall.Pretest and Post test are built into the PowerPoint slide show.
Subjects:
Study Skills, Tools for Common Core, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Research, Study Guides
CCSS:
CCRA.L.6
$5.00
$4.00
Digital Download PPTX (3.14 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
Print and laminate this image for your classroom or computer lab. Generate a discussion of which word wall vocabulary words can be spelled using just left hand letters or right hand letters. Captains Lefty and Always Right know where to draw the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Visual Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Posters, Word Walls
CCSS:
W.3.6, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6
$25.00
$22.00
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By Keyboarding Arts
We adapted fifteen familiar children's tunes to help teach proper keyboarding techniques.See also www.prekeyspond.com.
Subjects:
Numbers, Early Intervention, Vocal Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
For Parents, Songs, Printables
$5.00
$2.50
Digital Download PDF (0.73 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
"Don't look at your hands," we were told in business typing classes. "Keep your eyes on copy." That was fine in high school and junior high, but now we see core curriculum requiring that third grade students being introduced to computer keyboards.
Subjects:
Back to School, Computer Science - Technology, Spelling
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, For Principals & Administrators, Research
CCSS:
W.3.5, W.3.6, CCRA.W.6
FREE
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By Keyboarding Arts
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
Subjects:
Numbers, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literacy Center Ideas, Homeschool Curricula
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.C.7, 1.NBT.A.1, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.L.2
$40.00
$30.00
Digital Download PDF (1.46 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
This vinyl keyboard "map" comes with grommets to enable wall hanging. It might also be used on a tabletop, such as shown in these thumbnail photos. Set the timer and see how quickly the students can pound or poke every letter in alphabetical order!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$85.00
$75.00
Digital Download JPG (0.09 MB)
By Keyboarding Arts
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
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Study Skills, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Examinations - Quizzes
$5.00
$2.50
Digital Download PDF (0.26 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

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. Now teaching private music lessons. Also, founder of Computer Literacy for English Language Learners, NFP.

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