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Electronic Chalkboard - Make sure that you read everything each
morning to find out procedures, assignments and announcements for the
day. Every day we will have morning activities/bell ringers like we did in
the first session. Click on the morning activity to go to the explanation in
the list below.
Journal | Question of the Day | E-mail assignment
Folder on the Server.
A folder has been created on the server for you to to save your work in. I have shared this folder so that you will have access to your work from any computer in the lab. As we move around the lab and work in groups and present from my computer station you will see the value in this.
Journal response - On your TangiTech2 CD
in the Word Template folder, you have two new
journal templates. You may use either one for your journal response
The Journal Question for today is "Share some of your technology
integration experiences since you last attended TangiTech. Tell us about
things that really worked and those that need some revisions." Save in
your folder as "Day 6 journal" and print two copies, file one
in the project box on the back table.
Basics - login to
Tangischools Blackboard at
http://bb.tangischools.org and go to the
Discussion Board. Click on the link "Day 6
Morning Discussion Board." Tell the class your all time
favorite Internet site and why. Your username is
your first initial last name, and the password
will be given to you in class.
files from the Internet - Origami
patterns and PowerPoint graphic for every season
of the year. Right-click on the link > Save
Target As ... save the file to your computer and
then Open to work with.
Sign up for an E-mail listserv
Read all about
Listservs at Education World. Chose between one of these if you haven't already joined.
Click here to find a list of ten great
Three other great ones you might be
interested in are...
Everyday Teaching Newsletter
Surf the Net with Kids by Barbara Feldman is a great weekly listserv.
listserv is for teachers of
Question of the Day - Click on the link and go to the to find the answer to this question
"What are the steps to put a Drop Cap as the first letter of a Word Document." Now in MS Word type a
short story (one paragraph) centering on the
theme you've chosen for TT2. Make sure the first letter of the paragraph
has a Drop Cap with some kind of
fancy font and your name is at the end of the
paragraph. Highlight and select
your paragraph and copy and paste it again at the bottom
of your document so that you have two identical paragraphs with Drop
Caps on one page. Save to your folder, print
one copy ...you keep the top one and cut the
bottom one off to tape to the door in the back
of the room.
the digital camera class, use one of the class digital cameras and take a digital
picture of your Learning Partners. You will need a picture of yourself toattach to an email that you are sending me
this morning. Click here to
find Hints for Using a Digital Camera. Make sure you have the
correct before taking pictures. Make a
digital picture folder WITHIN your folder on the
server U: drive and transfer your digital picture to that folder. During the day today and tomorrow, we will be taking several digital pictures of TangiTech2 participants and activities and creating a collection to use
on Day 7. Denise Grigas will present her
"Digital Cameras in the Classroom" workshop
this morning to
help you learn all about this fabulous resource.
Email assignment - Send an email
and attach your digital picture that you and your learning partner took
this morning. Click here for Email attachment step by step directions.
Round the Clock Learning Buddies - cooperative grouping technique
for Learning partner work during TangiTech2.
Clips in a Bucket
- To make sure that
all students are included when material is
reviewed, write their names on
clothespins and clip them all around a
bucket. Ask a question, choose a clip, and
then throw it in the bucket. This is a great
way to keep track of who's been chosen each
Scan photographs for PowerPoint presentation. Click here to find
step-by-step directions for using the Hewlett-Packard scanners in the lab.
All About Me PowerPoint - Use the "All About Me" PPT template
on your TangiTech2 CD and customize it about yourself. To find out about creating non-linear PowerPoint presentations visit the PowerPoint2
webpage. Save "All About Me" as a PPT file AND as a webpage. To save
as a webpage click "File" > "Save As Webpage". You can use this as a
link on your class webpage if you like.
Share "All About Me" PowerPoint with the entire group from
folders at presentation station.
Flippers and MiniBooks
in PPT to go with your theme
and the Comprehensive Curriculum.
Favorites in Internet Explorer-
Create a folder with your name in Internet
Explorer to save your Favorites in as we go
through TangiTech2. To do this click "Favorites"
> "Organize" > "Create Folder"... now type your
name and click out of trouble to make it
stick... now click "Close."
Lagniappe - Check out the Looping PowerPoint Presentations on your TangiTech 2 CD that Denise Grigas created for you.... what a great gift of time and effort... Many, many thanks to Denise.
Read Write Think Shape Poems
Downloading files from the Internet
Remember... the best way to download files is to right click on the link, then choose "Save Target As." Now decide where on your computer you want to save the file, and then click "Save." AFTER you have saved it to your computer then double click to open the file. You must have the program that the file is made in to be able to open it. For example, if it is the Kidspiration Story Map you must have Kidspiration on your computer. Click here to download Incentive Chart Bookmarks made in PowerPoint.
Now customize those for your theme or
Homework - Read these articles and be ready to discuss tomorrow.
- Read the article - "Stages to Technology Integration" by Jackie
Roliardi and Beth Buchler . Click on the link to read online or find
the paper copy in your Day 6
Read the article -
"Digitizing the Primary Classroom"
VaReane Heese Paper
copy can be found in your Day 6
"Argh! Why does my computer DO
that?" by Marilyn Westin .
Paper copy can be found in your Day
- Collect sites and prepare questions for creation of Internet Scavenger Hunt in Front Page tomorrow.
- Read "TangiTech2 Portfolio Guidelines" and start working on your portfolio which
will be due on Day 10.
Scavenger Hunt websites and