Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning

Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning

By: Allan F. Livers (author)Mixed Media

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`The author has done a brilliant job. Quick and easy directions combined with real examples make this book useful for the rookie and the tech-savvy veteran. Harried educators under fire for not using technology effectively enough will find dozens of ideas to help change the way they use these tools in their classrooms' - Dusti Howell, Associate Professor, Emporia State University Author, Using PowerPoint in the Classroom, Second Edition For those who want to teach more creatively, but feel pressed for time, this book is for you! Not intended to endorse additional software purchases, this guidebook helps you use the programmes you already have to better advantage. Designed for both seasoned veterans and novice users of Microsoft Office, this resource enhances lesson content, promotes student engagement in the learning process, and offers: - Easy-to-follow directions for beginner to advanced projects in each chapter - Suggested projects by grade level in maths, science, language arts, and social studies - A companion CD-ROM with templates and sample finished projects Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning provides all the tools educators need to incorporate current technology into lessons that can effectively promote student achievement across content areas.

About Author

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.


List of Illustrations and Figures Preface Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Introduction to Using Microsoft Office to Enhance Student Learning Project Format Icons Sample Project Page Companion CD 2. Microsoft Word Projects WD-01 True-False Test WD-02 Multiple-Choice Test WD-03 Essay Test WD-04 Mixed-Design Test WD-05 Scavenger Hunt WD-06 Grade-Level Readability Test WD-07 Charts and Graphs WD-08 Daily Journal WD-09 Creating Templates WD-10 Math Templates WD-11 Class Newsletter WD-12 Cloze Test WD-13 Maze Test WD-14 Peer Editing and Reviewer Comments WD-15 Decision-Making Aid WD-16 Memorizing Text Passages WD-17 Flash Cards WD-18 Course Syllabus WD-19 Writing Guide WD-20 How to Write Instructions 3. Microsoft PowerPoint Projects PP-01 Water Cycle PP-02 Back-to-School Night PP-03 Classroom Seating Chart PP-04 Postcards PP-05 Math Place Value PP-06 Insects PP-07 Trading Cards PP-08 Analogies PP-09 Weather Report PP-10 Rounding Review PP-11 Vocabulary Words Flash Cards PP-12 Q & A Review PP-13 Electronic Portfolio PP-14 Comparing Numbers PP-15 Where I Live PP-16 Multiple-Choice Test PP-17 Talking Book PP-18 WebQuest PP-19 Pseudo-Jeopardy Quiz Game PP-20 Critical Reading for Content 4. Microsoft Excel Projects XL-01 Recording Weather XL-02 Peer Grading Rubric XL-03 Class Grade Book XL-04 Self-Checking Quiz XL-05 Skeletal System XL-06 Five in a Row XL-07 Annotated Family Tree XL-08 Measures of Central Tendency XL-09 Ratio, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages XL-10 Counting Coins XL-11 Math Four-Function Worksheets XL-12 Interactive Map XL-13 Practice With Multiplication 5. Microsoft Access Projects AC-01 Reading List AC-02 U.S. Presidents AC-03 Exercise Program AC-04 United States of America AC-05 Weather Observations AC-06 The Continents AC-07 Planets AC-08 Class Library AC-09 Geometric Shapes AC-10 Video List AC-11 Student Data AC-12 Clouds AC-13 Student Behavior AC-14 Peer Review 6. Microsoft Publisher Projects Pl-01 Signs PL-02 Student Resume PL-03 Award Certificate PL-04 Information Flyer PL-05 Special Events Sets PL-06 Homework Pass PL-07 Homework Calendar PL-08 Bookplate Labels PL-09 Letterhead Stationery PL-10 Postcard PL-11 Concert Program PL-12 Yearbook or Program Ads PL-13 Class Newsletter PL-14 Information Brochure PL-15 Greeting Cards PL-16 Banner PL-17 Tent Card PL-18 Poster PL-19 Business Cards PL-20 Class Web Site Resource A. Complete Projects Database Resource B. Project Templates Resource C. State Departments of Education and Curriculum Standards Web Sites Resource D. Project Supplemental Information Web Sites Resources Included on the Companion CD

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412941228
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781412941228
  • weight: 28
  • ISBN10: 1412941229

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