Lesson Plans

Learning to Keyboard with BBC Dancement Typing – Lesson plan and materials to introduce correct keyboarding technique to Lower Elementary students using BBC Dancemat Typing (Fall 2011).
Dancement Lesson Plan – All materials included
Dancemat Lesson Plan – Compressed file contains all materials

How to Talk Like an Astronaut – This lesson is based on the Apollo 13 episode, described in books and the movie, where an engineering ground team creates the procedure for building an adapter for the carbon dioxide filter in the LEM by building a model on the ground. The procedure is read to the flight team in space who must construct an exact replica of the adapter, without seeing the original adapter built on the ground by the engineers Lesson plan developed for New Mexico Space Grant Consortium’s Education Major Scholarship (Fall 2009).