Grades Prek 8 Spring 2017 page 14 Technology / Science

Using Google Docs in the Classroom Google Docs allow students to create, edit, share, and collaborate on documents with their peers-in the classroom or at home. Every activity is classroom-tested and can be done in a 45 minute computer lab session. 96 pages. $14.99 each TCU 2930 Using Google Docs in the Classroom Grades 4-5 TCU 2931 Using Google Docs in the Classroom Grades 6-8 Bonus for eBook buyers: Although the book is printed in black and white, you can print the e-book pages in either black and white or full color! Teacher Created Resources 65 #2930 Using Google Docs Drawing 15. Now choose the Polyline tool again and trace the next time zone as shown in Figure 11-13. Figure 11-13 16. Next, change the fill of your third polygon to Transparent , the line color to red , and its line width to 12px . 17. Now, starting at the northwestern tip of Washington state, use the Polyline tool to trace down along the west coast and back up through the eastern borders of Nevada, Oregon, and Washington to form your fourth time zone (Figure 11-14). Figure 11-14 Time Zones (cont.) Activity 11 gle Docs px . Teacher Created Resources, Inc. 77 #2222 Using Google and Google Tools in the Classroom Chapter Four Google for Educators Google, knowing that educators are busy people, has neatly organized some useful resources for educational technology, these webpages are easy to use and quick to access. Windows and Macintosh users will need: Adobe Reader (free) (.pdf) Welcome to Google for Educators Point your browser to: http://www.google.com/educators/index.html Your first task is to sign up for the email newsletter by entering your email address in the box in the section that reads "Google Teacher Newsletter. entering your email address in the section that reads "Discussion Group." Google Teacher Community Point your browser to: http://www.google.com/educators/community.html thinking about that you can peruse the posts in the section "Google in Your Classroom" and see the questions, answers, and ideas presented there. n the Classroom ources for e box in the nd see the #2222 Using Google and Google Tools in the Classroom 72 Teacher Created Resources, Inc. Chapter Three Useful Online Google Tools (cont.) Blogger Web Publishing Service (cont.) Where is Blogger web publishing service? Google search term: Blogger [or point your browser to http://www.blogger.com] Blogger Help Center http://help.blogger.com/ http:// landmark-project.com/ Getting Started with Blogger For most educators, deciding what they want to write about is the hardest part of blogging. Some graduate programs in educational technology include blogging as part of their curriculum in both face-to-face classes and online programs. Some educators use a blog to write about their hobbies or to pass along information to family and friends. In general, one person is the blog writer and others communicate by posting comments that the blog writer reads and responds to with another blog posting. You can also create a "team blog" in which other people are invited to post their writing to your blog. (See Team Blogging in the Blogger Help Center for more information.) going to write about Emerging Technologies in Education. your Blogger web publishing service account. Blogger web publishing service calls this "Step One." The second step is where you have important decisions to make. In the box labeled "Blog Title," you will be typing what you want your blog to be called. This title will appear on the blog and in the title bar of your browser when people visit your blog. You will need an interesting, short, descriptive name. For the example we are using, we could name this blog "Emerging Technologies in Education." By the way, the Dashboard is the place where you will be returning to edit your postings, create another blog, or delete your blog. Yes, you can have more than one blog, but remember you should be a dedicated blogger and a frequent contributor to the blogosphere. Teacher C Googl FEVDB educat Windo A Welc P h Your fir section entering Googl Po htt DPMMBCPSB thinking question Using Google and Google Tools in the Classroom Google offers teachers more than just an easy way to look up information. This book describes over two dozen educational tools the media juggernaut offers free, from presentation software to academic resources. Standards-based lessons help students learn how to use these powerful tools. 80 pages. Grades 5 & up. TCU 2222 $14.99 #2394 Computer Projects 40 Teacher Created Resources, Inc. Word Processing Activities Simple Machines Diagram (cont.) Activity 7 8. Next, you will need to add a triangle to act as a lever. Click the triangle shape tool and use it to draw a triangle directly under the rectangle you drew (Figure 7-5). Figure 7-5 9. Now click on the rectangle you drew to highlight it, then click on the Free Rotate tool located on the Drawing toolbar (Figure 7-6). Figure 7-6 10. Click on one of the anchor points on your rectangle, drag it down so it rotates and makes your drawing look like a see-saw (Figure 7-7). Figure 7-7 11. Now use the Text Box tool (Figure 7-8) to click and drag under your first simple machine and type the label "Lever." You can highlight the text within your text box and change the font type, size, style, and alignment within the text box. Figure 7-8 #2394 Computer Projects Word Process S 8. Next, you draw a tria 9. Now click o the Drawin 10. Click on one drawing look 11. Now use the Te type the label "L size, style, and a Computer Projects Twenty teacher-tested lessons are presented with step-by-step instructions for presentation in 45-minute computer lab sessions. The lessons cover word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Although the lessons cover specific subject matter, teachers can modify them easily to fit their own curriculum needs. 96 pages. $14.99 each TCU 2393 Grades 24 TCU 2394 Grades 56 Plan Develop Display Present Science Projects Provide students with the skills and information they need to have enjoyable and successful science experiences. The standards-based activities allow students to practice the investigative process and develop scientific inquiry skills. 160 pages. Grades 3-6. TCU 2221 $17.99 Cut & Paste: Science Interactive activities and "cut and paste" worksheets help students develop literacy skills related to physical science, earth science, life science, and health. 96 pages. Grades 1-3. TCU 3706 $12.99 Science Through the Year Inquiry-based and easy-to-follow activities help students develop positive attitudes toward science. The experiments are aligned with national standards and cover the areas of physical, earth, and life science as well as health. 208 pages. $19.99 each TCU 8770 PreKK TCU 8771 Grades 12 My Body Describes body parts and their functions. Includes patterns for a life-size replica. This book has been a classroom favorite for years! 40 pages. Grades 1-4. TCU 0211 $7.99 Includes patterns for a life-size replica 14 Technology/Science All Grades

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