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Electronic Chalkboard - Make sure that you read everything each
morning to find out procedures, assignments and announcements for the
day. Click on the morning activity to go to the explanation in
the list below.
Journal | Question of the Day | E-mail assignment
- The article you read for homework last night
"Digitizing the Primary Classroom" has some valuable
information about using digital cameras, video
cameras, scanner and webcams. With that and all the
information you received from Denise, please tell me
your plan for digitizing your own classroom. Which
of these pieces of equipment do you have access to,
and what ideas do you have for using these
technology resources with your students when you get
back to the classroom? Save in your folder as "Day 7 journal" and print two copies, file one in the project box on the
Basics - login to
Tangischools Blackboard at
http://bb.tangischools.org and go to the
Discussion Board. Click on the link "Day 7
Morning Discussion Board." On Day 6 you
received a handout "Argh! Why does my computer DO
that?" that comes from a website by Marilyn Westin
Share with your fellow
TangiTechies what you learned from this resource.
Did you find, shortcuts or instructions on things
that might make your computing life simpler?
"House of..." project - Click here to find info on a versatile project that combines PPT, Word or Kidspiration, and digital pictures or clip art.
Question of the Day - "How do you
in a Word document?" Create a halfpage note by following these
step-by-step directions. Copy and paste the note so that you have two notes on one sheet of paper. In that note,
format the bullets to something you would like and include a bulleted list in your note. Post the note on the door.
Email assignment - Check your email and you will find a message from me with an attachment. Today you will work on opening and saving attachments
and using the Address Book.
Scavenger Hunt - Use
Microsoft Word to create an Internet scavenger hunt on the theme of your choice. In preparation for this
activity you should have previewed other Internet Scavenger Hunts
that teachers have created.
Your scavenger hunt should include the following items:
- At least ten questions or activities with links to
at least five different Internet sites
where answers can be found.
- At least two graphics.
- A background
- Directions for students to record answers or project activities
and a copy of the answer sheet, if you plan on using one.
digital picture projects -
Use your digital picture in a photo
frame at Hewlett Packard's website
... print a copy to take
home for a sample.... or
click here for customizable projects at
Create a Photo Album in PowerPoint.
Click here to find step-by-step directions.
Click here for
directions to add sound to PowerPoint.
We will preview and create different ways to use PowerPoint in the classroom with "Drag and Drop" presentations and others.
- Music books in PowerPoint.
- Create a
Man" PowerPoint presentation. Click here
for a sample of how it works. Look in
your TT#2 CD and find the Mystery folder
inside the PowerPoint folder. This has some
Mystery PPT presentations ready for you to
use with your students that Denise Grigas
made for you. Many thanks to Denise.
- Download a PowerPoint template "Meet Our Class" . The Lesson plan and activity guide for this PowerPoint template is
on your TT#2 CD.
- Download a PowerPoint template "Cluebox" . Make your Cluebox to go with your Theme. See a sample Louisiana Cluebox here.
Read Write Think BioCube
- Bring the items for your scanner collage the next time you come.
- Read two articles
"Easy Does it Downloads" and
"Top Five Ink Saving Tips"
in your Day 7 packet or click on the link and read
Start working on your
- Work on your Portfolio.