Rogue 149's Bio

Matthew Murry
Rogue 149

  • Name- Matthew Murry
  • Content Area- Computer Science
  • Location- LA   USA
  • Current School- Ridgewood
  • Grade Level- Middle School
  • Teaching Since- 2009
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Bio

How I Use Star Wars in the Classroom

I am a huge Star Wars fan and have always tried to incorporate it into my classroom lessons and procedures. Around my classrooms, I have posters that are created by the art students at our school with Star Wars Characters and quotes. One of my favorite is my "Do or Do not, there is no try." board, that showcases my student's work and achievements. My class I teach at Ridgewood is an elective focused on the LEGO Robotics program. Part of my 6th grade curriculum I made for this elective focuses on the history of robotics, and as a final lesson in this 9 week introductory course, students get to watch The Phantom Menace and develop ideas of how the robotics in Star Wars plays a part in the future of robotics in the real world. We also exam animatronics from many movies, one of them being Star Wars, and look at how different career fields bring these creations to life.

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