This books helps teachers with techniques for creatively using technology applications most readily available to them, such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Publisher. Filled with proven examples, Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning offers: - Suggested project uses by age and curriculum area - Screenshots illustrating finished projects - A companion CD-ROM with templates and sample finished projects.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations and Figures Preface Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Introduction to Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning Introduction Project Format Icons Sample Project Pages Companion CD 2. MS Word Projects WD-01 True-False Tests (1) WD-02 Multiple-Choice Tests (2) WD-03 Essay Tests (2) WD-04 Mixed-Design Tests (2) WD-08 Scavenger Hunt (2) WD-06 Grade-Level Readability Tests (2) WD-14 Arithmetic Operations (2) WD-17 Charts & Graphs (2) WD-12 Journaling (2) WD-16 Creating Templates (3) WD-11 Class Newsletter (3) WD-09 Cloze Tests (3) WD-10 Maze Tests (3) WD-07 Peer Editing (3) WD-13 Memorizing Text Passages (3) WD-05 Flash Cards (3) WD-15 Decision-Making Aid (3) WD-18 Course Syllabus (3) WD-19 Writing Guides (3) WD-20 How to Write Instructions (3) 3. MS PowerPoint Projects PP-08 The Water Cycle (1) PP-02 Back-to-School Night (1) PP-03 Classroom Seating Chart (1) PP-16 Post Cards (1) PP-05 Math Place-Value (2) PP-09 Weather Report (2) PP-10 Rounding Tens and Hundreds (2) PP-11 Analogies (2) PP-12 Insects (2) PP-19 Trading Cards (2) PP-13 Electronic Portfolio (3) PP-14 Speed Versus Velocity (3) PP-15 Where I Live (3) PP-17 Q & A Review (3) PP-01 Vocabulary Word Flash Cards (3) PP-06 Comparing Numbers (3) PP-21 Multiple-Choice Tests (4) PP-18 Webquest (5) PP-20 Critical Reading (5) PP-07 Really Cool Pseudo-Jeopardy Game (5) PP-04 Talking Book (5) 4. MS Excel Projects XL-12 Recording Weather (2) XL-02 Peer Grading Rubric (2) XL-03 Class Grade Book (3) XL-04 Self-Checking Quiz (3) XL-05 Human Skeleton (3) XL-13 Five in a Row (3) XL-07 Family Tree (3) XL-08 Measures of Central Tendency (3) XL-09 Ratio Fractions Decimals Percents (3) XL-10 Counting Coins (4) XL-01 Math Practice (4) XL-06 Interactive Map (4) XL-11 Practice With Multiplication (5) 5. MS Access Projects AC-02 U.S. Presidents (2) AC-04 The United States (2) AC-06 Continents (2) AC-07 Planets (2) AC-08 Classroom Library (2) AC-09 Exercise Program (2) AC-10 Reading Lists (2) AC-12 Weather Observations (2) AC-03 Geometric Shapes (3) AC-01 Video List (3) AC-05 Clouds (3) AC-11 Student Data (3) AC-13 Student Behavior (3) AC-14 Peer Review (4) 6. MS Publisher Projects PL-06 Homework Pass (1) PL-20 Signs (1) PL-03 Award Certificate (1) PL-04 Information Flyer (1) PL-07 Homework Calendar (1) PL-09 Letterhead Stationery (1) PL-10 Post Card (1) PL-12 Student Resume (1) PL-13 Special Events Sets (1) PL-01 Class Newsletter (2) PL-05 Ads for Yearbook (2) PL-08 Banner (2) PL-11 Concert Program (2) PL-14 Information Brochure (2) PL-15 Greeting Cards (2) PL-16 Bookplate Labels (1) PL-17 Tent Cards (2) PL-18 Poster (2) PL-19 Business Cards (2) PL-02 Class Web Site (4) Resource A. Complete Projects Database Resource B. Project Templates Resource C. State Departments of Education and Curriculum Standards Web Sites
Allan F. (Bud) Livers, Jr., PhD, currently serves as the Learning Standards Officer at the Center for Naval Intelligence in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Additionally, he serves as Senior Faculty for Cambridge College, Chesapeake Virginia Campus, in the Masters in Education, Special Education program. His interest in media and technology in the classroom was initially cultivated in his job as a special education teacher, working with students with an emotional disturbance at a regional public day school, where he sought new and improved ways to teach students with disabilities. He went on to teach the Media and Technology classes as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Chowan University in North Carolina. He has also worked as the developer and supervisor of the Jails Education Program in Virginia Beach, Virginia, tasked with providing special education services for incarcerated youth and young adults in the city jail. Bud received his PhD in Educational Planning, Policy, and Leadership, with emphasis in Special Education Administration from The College of William & Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia. He received his MSEd in elementary education with endorsement in special education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Bud's research interests include stress and burnout in the classroom, and he has presented his "Lighter Side of Teacher Burnout" to state, national, and international audiences. Bud is a retired Naval Officer who served as a Surface Warfare Officer during Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf. He lives with his wife and three sons in Virginia Beach, Virginia.