Steps for Using Excel to Create a Digital (Paperless) Assignment Do you have an assignment that you have students labeling parts of a graphic? Why not make the assignment electronic by following the steps below. What the Teacher Must Do 1. Open Excel, making sure that a clean spreadsheet is available. 2. Under Format… Read More »
Web Sites Worth Visiting Website Description Educational Applications school.discovery.com/ teachingtools/ worksheetgenerator/ The Worksheet Generator gives teachers the ability to create free, customized worksheets in just minutes. Choose from several vocabulary and math worksheet templates in the “Create a Worksheet” area below. Or just use a teacher-created worksheet in the library of “Worksheets to Go”!… Read More »
Question: While reading your newsletter as well as other electronic and printed documents I notice images that are taken from a computer screen to help the reader know what they should be seeing next. I would like to create a document of steps that students will need to take for an assignment that is to… Read More »
Educational technology and professional development are key issues for Michigan teachers and educators. As an educator you have access to a variety of professional development programs and choosing the right program can sometimes be difficult. Your choices include in-service workshops, online courses offered by various providers, and graduate courses offered by colleges and universities such as Michigan State.
Want to continue learning and earn a graduate degree in educational technology? Check out MSU’s Master of Arts in Educational Technology!The MSU College of Education offers a masters degree in Educational Technology through an intensive summer cohort program in East Lansing, Traverse City, and Plymouth, England.
The MAET program builds on the foundation laid by CEP 810, 811, and 812 to deepen educators’ understanding of how new technologies can support
An Unusual Use of PowerPoint In displaying pictures, it is often useful to place a related set of pictures on a single 8 ½” by 11″ piece of photo paper. A typical approach would be to open a blank Microsoft Word document and then place and resize the pictures as needed, adding text where appropriate.… Read More »
Making Webpages Available for Offline Use In the Classroom Have you ever planned to show a particular website for a lesson only to have the Internet not working that day. Here is a method to follow which will allow you to have a “backup” of the website to use in the event that access to… Read More »
Web Sites Worth Visiting Website Description Educational Applications edutech.msu.edu Use this site to gather more information about MSU’s Educational Technology Program. Professional Development resource. You may suggest your local school district as a site for the program. www.thegateway.org The Gateway to Educational Materials Catalog contains detailed descriptions of over 40,000 educational resources found on various… Read More »
Question: What is a good way to go directly to a particular slide in a PowerPoint while the show is being presented? I often see presenters hit the [Esc] key, click on the Slide Sorter View icon in the lower left corner of the screen, then click on the slide to be displayed, and finally… Read More »