Technology Overview

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Technology Overview

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW By Donna Donaldson
  2. 2. <ul><li>Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles , to help educators create effective online learning communities. </li></ul>
  3. 3. http://moodle.org/ http://moodle.ucboces.org/login/index.php
  4. 4. SMART TECHNOLOGIES
  5. 5. SMART TECHNOLOGIES <ul><li>http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SMART+Board+software/Features.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Here is a Smart Lesson that I developed </li></ul><ul><li>....HS Course MaterialFood ScienceDigestive System.xbk </li></ul>
  6. 6. WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER <ul><li>Windows Movie Maker 2.1 makes home movies amazingly fun. With Movie Maker 2.1, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops. Delete bad shots and include only the best scenes. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MOVIE MAKER ....MS Course MaterialMultimedia for H&CCareerMovie 08scottish.wmv ....MS Course MaterialMultimedia for H&CUnique MeMovies 08Sam Kreda 2.wmv
  8. 8. OFFICE 2007 <ul><li>Office Home and Student 2007, which includes essentials like Word , Excel , PowerPoint , and OneNote , gives kids simple, intuitive tools that help them: Create great-looking documents quickly and easily. </li></ul><ul><li>Make presentations shine in no time. </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes and keep track of information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. WORD 2007 <ul><li>New style sheets (quick styles) and ability to switch easily among them. </li></ul><ul><li>Word count listed by default in the status bar. The word count dynamically updates as you type. </li></ul><ul><li>Translation tool tip option available for English (U.S.), French (France), and Spanish (International Sort). </li></ul>
  10. 10. POWER POINT 2007 <ul><li>Improvements to text rendering to support text based graphics. </li></ul><ul><li>Rendering of 3D graphics. </li></ul><ul><li>Support for many more sound file formats such as .mp3 and .wma. </li></ul><ul><li>Support for tables and enhanced support for table pasting from Excel </li></ul>
  11. 11. EXCEL 2007 <ul><li>Conditional Formatting introduces support for three new features — Color Scales , Icon Sets and Data Bars </li></ul><ul><li>Importing data from external sources, such as a database, has been upgraded. </li></ul>
  12. 12. POWER MEDIA PLUS http://www.powermediaplus.com/index.asp
  13. 13. GOOGLE http://www.google.com/ig?hl=en
  14. 14. OTHER GOOGLE OPTIONS <ul><li>http://maps.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://video.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://earth.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://translate.google.com/translate_t </li></ul><ul><li>http://labs.google.com/ </li></ul>
  15. 15. YOU TUBE AND TEACHER TUBE <ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/ </li></ul>
  16. 16. OTHER ON-LINE TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>http://www.thinkfinity.org/EducatorHome.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/login </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/dembe01/google </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.recyclezone.org.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintro.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.citycreator.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.heavygames.com/3rdworldfarmer/showgame.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://vivisimo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teacherscount.org/teacher/ </li></ul>
  17. 17. THANK YOU!!

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