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  • 1. Haley Wallace Northwoods Fine Arts Academy Sand Springs Public Schools Tulsa, Oklahoma Haley.wallace@sandites.org @hwallace1220
  • 2. SkyDrive Access to Sky Drive folders http://goo.gl/7aAiT
  • 3. Access to Sky Drive folders http://goo.gl/7aAiT
  • 4. It will look like this. These are folders. To change the view click here
  • 5. Sharing http://elementarytechteachers.ning.com/
  • 6. Kindergarten
  • 7. Google: Faux Paw internet safety
  • 8. In Word
  • 9. In PowerPoint Colors Book Print as handouts – 6 slides to a page Kids cut out the squares and then they put a staple on one side- and it’s a book!
  • 10. Websites http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ http://www.tvokids.com/games/keyboardclimber
  • 11. st Grade 1
  • 12. Tuxpaint Draw a picture of a pet or favorite animal and then type a sentence about it. http://tuxpaint.org/
  • 13. In PowerPoint Students type in money amount and then drag money to character’s slide
  • 14. In Excel
  • 15. nd 2 Grade
  • 16. Tuxpaint Read the book “The Gingerbread Boy” to the class. (Use a document camera to show the book or I have a digital story on my iPad that I project on the screen) Then the students must use a stamp of the gingerbread boy in the Tuxpaint program and disguise him so that the fox won’t eat him.
  • 17. Pictograph in PowerPoint
  • 18. In PowerPoint http://www.arkive.org/
  • 19. Website http://www.tagxedo.com/
  • 20. Website http://buildyourwildself.com/ Have the students build an avatar. The students could later type a short story about their avatar animal.
  • 21. rd 3 Grade
  • 22. QR Code http://goo.gl/h5V40 Right-click on the QR code and choose ‘Save-as.’ Save the picture on the hard drive to use later. Add your text in the box above. Choose your color and pixel size Click ‘Generate’
  • 23. Avatar http://clayyourself.com/ After you create your avatar click ‘finished.’ Then choose ‘Skip naming.’ Next, click ‘Download Now.’ Save it in a file on your hard drive so that you can use it later.
  • 24. In Word Insert your avatar and QR code into a Word document You can hang these in the hallway for an open house event.
  • 25. Website http://www.tagxedo.com/
  • 26. Tagxedo and Avatar Skills: creating a product using a Web 2.0 tool, saving files, navigating between programs, inserting pictures from a file, resizing pictures, printing, creating an avatar to use online (cyber safety)
  • 27. th 4 Grade
  • 28. Rachel~Green Rachel~Green Rachel~Green Rachel~Green Rachel~Green Rachel~Green Wordle 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 Summer Summer Summer Summer Summer Summer Swimming Sun Fun Friends Grandparents Travel Snowcones Ice~cream Summer~camp Relax Exercise Play Family Walk~the~dog No~school Concerts Vacation Watch~movies Sleep Basketball Hot Theme~parks Zoo The~beach Sports Video~games Shopping Camping S’mores Swimming Sun Fun Friends Grandparents Travel Snowcones Ice~cream Summer~camp Relax Exercise Play Family Walk~the~dog No~school Concerts Vacation Watch~movies Sleep Basketball Hot Theme~parks Zoo The~beach Sports Video~games Shopping Camping S’mores http://www.wordle.net/ This is a word cloud. The theme of this word cloud is things to do during the summer A “~” must be between two words that need to stay together The more times you repeat a word, the bigger Wordle will make it
  • 29. Wordle To use this image somewhere you have to get a screenshot in order to save it.
  • 30. In PowerPoint Research and the Texas Revolution The student does all the research before they start the PPT This type of a project takes several class periods to complete
  • 31. th Grade 5
  • 32. PPT, Pub and Excel Boot camp Students will be in groups of 3. One will make a chart in Excel, one will make a PowerPoint and one will make a poster in Publisher. I provide all the information so that the students don’t waste any time researching. The students can focus on putting that information into the Microsoft program.
  • 33. ASCii Art http://asciiartgallery.com/ Using the home row students create a pumpkin
  • 34. http://goo.gl/onUFX In Excel
  • 35. Keyboarding Sites K-2nd Grade http://goo.gl/yqLur http://goo.gl/T7gDJ http://goo.gl/YOgea http://goo.gl/NZRnR http://goo.gl/KP1Tl http://goo.gl/Fo5pS http://goo.gl/4OGVD http://goo.gl/Sydh1 Typing Adventure http://goo.gl/zBjvm
  • 36. Keyboarding Sites Grades 3-5 http://goo.gl/Sydh1 http://goo.gl/DRMaf Guitar Hero Typing http://goo.gl/7bT8R http://www.edutyping.com/ http://typingclub.com/ 90 day free trial
  • 37. Students are going to use Google and Bing when they are at home Google and Research • Teach students about using keywords • Stress importance that not all websites are credible or true • Students should click on several websites to help collect information • Tell students that websites will pay to be at the top of the results list- just because it’s the first website doesn’t mean it’s the best or that it meets your keyword search • Watch out for advertisements! • Maturity – the image search can get raunchy—fast! • Google has many options for narrowing a search – check them out • Boolean Search—Using AND, OR, NOT
  • 38. Questions? Thank you for your attention and attendance.
  • 39. Haley Wallace Northwoods Fine Arts Academy Sand Springs Public Schools Tulsa, Oklahoma Haley.wallace@sandites.org @hwallace1220 Access to Sky Drive folders My K-2 site with links for students http://goo.gl/YR6XC http://goo.gl/7aAiT