Here you will find a collection of documents and Jings to help you with a variety of your technology needs.

*NeoOffice Writer

(so much information, we created a new page)

ActiVotes

Atomic Learning - ActiVotes
- Overview of how to use Activotes with ActivStudio.
- ActivStudio Resource Pack of Discussion & Opinion Prompts for Activoting
- Voting Templates for Activotes & ActivStudio


ActivExpressions

-Creating a New Quiz
-Creating a Quiz from an ActivStudio Flipchart

Animoto


Sign up for your Animoto for Education Account- http://animoto.com/education

Animoto Webinars on the new interface.

Website with directions (teachers need to obtain their own Educator Account with promo code)


Easy step by step directions
Animoto for Education - Bringing your classroom to live


Backing Up Other Things

iPhoto Library
http://www.d102.org/kbase/entry/67/
iTunes Library
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751

Blogs (Edublogs)

From December 9, 2009 Workshop:
- PDF version of packet that was handed out
- An example parent handout for Edublogs
- Student guidelines and blogging prompts
- Approved Web 2.0 permission slip for D112

From previous workshops:
- Updated 10/20/09
- How to setup an Edublogs blog OLD VERSION
- How to create student accounts & embed content
Blogtastic Blogs I Website
Blogtastic Blogs 2 Website
Edublogs Campus Tip Sheet


Bookmarks

Jing: bookmarks - backing up & restoring in Firefox 3


Firefox 3
  1. Click 'Bookmarks' in menubar
  2. Click 'Organize Bookmarks' in menu
  3. Click Import and Backup Button
  4. Click Backup
  5. Save the file to your documents folder and rename something easy to remember

Firefox 4
  1. Click 'Bookmarks' in menubar
  2. Click 'Show All Bookmarks' in menu
  3. Click Import and Backup Button (Looks like a star with arrows in it)
  4. Click Backup
  5. Save the file to your documents folder and rename something easy to remember

Safari
  1. Click 'File' in menubar
  2. Click 'Export Bookmarks' in menu
  3. Save the file to your documents folder and rename something easy to remember

Chrome
  1. Click 'Bookmarks' in menubar
  2. Click 'Bookmarks Manager' in menu
  3. Click Organize in the Bookmark Manager tab
  4. Click Export Bookmarks from the menu
  5. Save the file to your documents folder and rename something easy to remember


Discovery Streaming

- Quick start guide to using Discovery Streaming
- 50 ways to integrate Discovery Streaming
Discovery Streaming Website

Document Cameras

Download Lumens Document Software - ONLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE QUEUE INSTALLED
- How to setup and use the Lumens document camera


EMAIL

How to add groups to your email

ENABLE MACROS

How to fix when a student cannot open a word doc because it is infected

eServices (McDougal-Littel Products)



Excel


Flip Cameras

Flip Cameras in the Classroom

Flubaroo

Self-grading quizzes using Google Forms. Flubaroo writes the script for you. Very easy. Grades populate your spreadsheet as kids finish.
YouTube Tutorial on Flubaroo

Flubaroo: A script you can install into Google Forms, from the Google Script Gallery, that will grade assignments in Google Forms.
http://googleappsdeveloper.blogspot.com/2011/04/grading-made-easy-using-apps-script.html
Check out demo video:
http://dave.abouav.com/flubaroo-demo/
Apps script overview
http://code.google.com/googleapps/appsscript/guide.html

GarageBand/Podcasts

- Updated 2/22/10


How to Create a Podcast

gmail

  • Click here for a link to the Atomic Learning Gmail tutorials.
  • Contact your tech leader or Library Media Specialist for a password (only needed out of district)
  • Gmail Signatures

Google

Google Earth


iMovie

iMovie Help Page

Jeopardy Template

How to



Web Page with Jeopardy Everything you can link to

Template with 2 categories (10 questions)

.pps is easier to work with and can easily be inserted into web page.


Template with 3 categories (15 questions)
.pps is easier to work with and can easily be inserted into web page.


Template with 5 categories (25 questions)


MAP Testing


Link to NWEA Webinars


Instructions for Intel Macs

Instructions for Elm Place, Edgewood, Northwood


Modified/Easy Step by Step Instructions for Middle School setup




Instructions for Elementary Schools

Instructions for Installing on PCs


MAP Testing Jings
(Specific to Northwood, but may be used as a general guide)

Library set up:
Intel lab set up:
Student responsibilities:
Selecting a subject, assigning a student, pause/terminate a test

NOTALAND

(Create an online posterboard- similar to glogster
Email Notaland to set up a user account that all students can share

Instructions for Notaland


Review of Notaland by Foxhole

Open Source Solutions to MS Office

https://sites.google.com/site/alternativestoword/ (link provided by M. Kulbak)

Phones

Click here for user guides to the new phone system.

Promethean Board

Turn off Filter Warning
Promethean Planet
Promethean Interactive Whiteboard Ning
District 112 Promethean Wiki

Read Naturally

http://www.screencast.com/t/lzeZwLnvWw04
http://www.screencast.com/t/ZTFjMDkzNjUt How to Print

SHARED FOLDER

How to login and put your documents into the Shared Folder Network
Directions for Staff and Students

STORYBIRD

Directions here


Web Page with Everything Storybird to Link to your web page

Tech101


Zapping the PRAM and other things
(when a computer won't start up)

ThinkCentral


Student Username: FirstNameLastName Password: dist112


VoiceThread


How To VoiceThread Wiki



step by step directions for students

Wikispaces

d112 wiki training site
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A quick how to get onto wikispaces and just simply edit.

Xblock Jing - For those schools using a Gdoc for Xblock assignments.

Wordle


Guess the Wordle
http://guessthewordle.pbworks.com/July2009
Ways to Use Wordle
http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/wordle.htm

XEROX MACHINE



Xtranormal

http://www.xtranormal.com/
Here is an example of a students use of xtranormal for a presentation.