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Computer *Fun*damentals: New lessons in Word & Excel (...and the Internet, too). Ramona R. Santa Maria, Ph.D. Department of Computer Information Systems SUNY Buffalo State [email protected] Shameless promotion. Early summer PD workshop http://www.buffalostate.edu/cs4hs.

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Computer fun damentals new lessons in word excel and the internet too

Computer *Fun*damentals: New lessons in Word & Excel (...and the Internet, too)

Ramona R. Santa Maria, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Information Systems

SUNY Buffalo State

[email protected]


Shameless promotion

Shameless promotion

  • Early summer PD workshop

  • http://www.buffalostate.edu/cs4hs

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Objective

Objective:

  • Give teachers tools to “perk up” the way they integrate basic computer skills into lessons.

  • Refresh teachers toolbox, how to:

    • Integrate internet skills and foster reflective searches,

    • Use MS Word to become a collaborative (and funny) tool,

    • Model teaching Excel with ease.

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Materials

Materials

  • What you'll need:

    • Engaged students:

      • Who can use their imagination

      • Who are ready to have fun

    • Internet connection

    • MS office

    • M&M's and Dixie cups

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Traditional teaching structure

My normal order

My training

Computer support plan

Internet skills

Word

Excel

Today’s T4 order

Word

Excel

My training

Computer support plan

Internet skills

Traditional teaching structure

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Word 1

Word (1)

  • Teaches basic skills

  • Movement is key

    • Movement creates collaboration

    • Collaboration fosters creativity

    • Creativity drives the lesson.

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Word 2

Word (2)

  • Review result, analyze content, change plot

  • Create a carton

    • http://pbskids.org/go/studio/

    • Http://www.toondoo.com/

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Excel

Excel

  • Teaches basic skills

  • Removes math anxiety

  • Make graphing fun

  • Reflective:

    • Why would I want to analyze how many people have red M&M’s?

    • Why might student X have more M&M’s in their cup than student Y?

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Basic skills 1

Basic skills (1)

  • Computer support plan:

    • As students to be reflective and accountable.

      • What happens if your computer doesn't work?

      • How will you complete your assignments?

        _________

      • When online what do I do if…

        • I encounter a questionable website?

        • I don’t feel safe online?

        • I’m being teased and pick on?

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Basic skills 2

Basic skills (2)

  • Get trained, educate others, understand internet safety

  • iSafe trainer

    • http://isafe.org/wp/

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Internet skills 1

Internet skills (1)

  • Barebones

    • http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml

    • Choose your assignments

    • Ask for reflection

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Internet skills 2

Internet skills (2)

  • Barebones

    • http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml

    • Choose your assignments

    • Ask for reflection

    • Ideas:

      • List the specific skill(s) you've reviewed in the lesson.

      • Summarize what you have leaned In your

      • What did you learn about the Internet searching in this way?

      • Give evidence to support how the new way learned to search is different the way you’ve searched before.

      • Where were your searching speedbumps before this assignment?

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Internet skills 3

Internet skills (3)

  • Students create scavenger hunt questions

  • Display answers in a “timeline”http://www.dipity.com/

  • Ideas: http://www.surfnetkids.com/online_scavenger_hunts.htm

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Now what

Now what?

  • What have you learned?

  • What can you use in your classroom next week?

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