Electronic Chalkboard will be shared daily using Nearpod Read “First Thing…” assignment sheet on your table and take care of those things. Complete the “Genius Test” in your pocket folder while you are waiting to get started. TangiTech Institute Info:
Phones, bathroom breaks and location, parking, lunch at 11:30 – 12:30, dismissal
Dress, room temperature
What is TangiTech Institute?
Project overview and requirements for participation Explain materials Daily components:
Checklist for completed work
Technology-Connected Lesson Plans Supplies
Routines and Procedures:
Daily Journal writing and Blackboard posting E-mail assignments React to professional readings by e-mail. Skill of the Day
Completion of Graphs and gathering data from graphs after lunch.
Graphs for Day One:
How many vowels are in your name? How many letters are in your name? How do you like your crawfish?
Participants will use the online resource, Go Soapbox
to complete the graphs.
Access Tangischools E-mail accounts using INTERNET EXPLORER or GOOGLE CHROME at www.tangischools.org.
Learn URL and parts of an E-mail address. Today you will create a signature for your email and set spell check options.
Use this E-mail address during TangiTech... email@example.com
11 Handy Tips for Windows 7
Create a Folder in My Documents for you to save work into. Open My Documents > Right click inside of My Documents > New > Folder and type your name
Introduce MICROSOFT WORD 2013 concepts: Entering text; don’t press “Enter” unless you want a new line; one space between words and sentences; editing by clicking in text to insert and pressing backspace or delete to erase; spelling and grammar checking; selecting and formatting text.
Skill of the Day - Formatting Bullets
Steps for Formattting Bullets in Microsoft Word 2013
One of the most common questions we get is.."How do you make those cute computer bullets that are on our lesson plan template?" Formatting Bullets. (pdf)
Day One Journal Writing Prompts:
- “What are my reasons for being here?”
- “What do I hope to gain from this experience?”
- “How do I envision my classroom changing with the use of technology?”
Journal Writing in MICROSOFT WORD. “Thoughts from Louisiana”. Click Journal Template(word) button at the top left. Blackboard Basic Tips - You will attach your journal in the Discussion Board section for Day 1 Journal forum.
Discuss different management techniques for addressing different needs and classroom situations
Name Plate We continue our discovery of Louisiana, its geography, traditions, inhabitants, and resources. We begin with the consideration of naming traditions, especially names in Louisiana. Discuss these. Techie Time – Create nameplates in MICROSOFT POWERPOINT using theName Plate Template (ppt) on the TangiTech CD. Demonstrate procedures. Students create nameplates and print two copies, one for the top of their computer monitor.
Discover Louisiana Unit Introduction:
Today we begin a unit of discovery, “Discover Louisiana” and discovery about technology, curriculum,
and the integration of the two. As this journey of discovery begins we invite you to think about….
KNOWLEDGE BUILDING: Gather as many Louisiana facts as you can about Louisiana by completing a QR Code Scavenger Hunt. We are starting a unit of discovery about our state. Let’s build our knowledge base by gathering more information.
Use "Fact Gathering Sheet" (Word) to record information and facts from QR Code Scavenger Hunt.
Watch the Discovery Education video, “The Tortoise and the Hare”. Discuss moral and cultural traditions revealed in this video.
Techie Time – make a Venn Diagram in using the PowerPoint template on your TangiTech CD comparing the two versions of the fable.
This can also be created using Smart Notebook software by the selecting the Venn Diagram template from the Gallery . Here is an example of the Venn Diagram Activity in Notebook.
Discuss using the "Random Word Chooser" tool from the Smart Notebook Gallery as a Name Generator.
- Breakout EDU creates ultra-engaging learning games for people of all ages. Games (Breakouts) teach teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and troubleshooting by presenting participants with challenges that ignite their natural drive to problem-solve.
Down in Louisiana Breakout Session - teachers will experience a Breakout EDU lesson by solving clues and puzzles about Louisiana symbols, cultures, and landmarks to break the missing Louisiana symbol out of the box.
Name Poem Activity
Lagniappe Activities and Information:
Use Digital Cameras to take pictures of each other to insert into Name Poems.