USING COMPUTERS FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENTSKeeley Library April 22, 2000
Some of these examples were taken from the Microsoft Education K-12 Web Site.
BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION
|How to Use Computers as a Resource||300.285 D561|
|Projects for New Technologies in Education||371.3078 1994|
|Helping with Homework (Has chapter on using computers)||371.3028 1996|
|Research Reports, a Guide
for Middle and High School Students
Covers every aspect of reports, and includes illustrations.)
|373.13 S949 1996|
|Web Graphics Visual Quick Reference||006.69 1997|
|Computer Graphics||006.6 B182 1984|
|Getting Started in Computer Graphics||006.6 O52 1993|
|Computer Graphics, How it works, What it Does||006.6 K43 1989|
USING A WORD PROCESSOR: SOME EXAMPLES
Develop your own books.
Rewrite a familiar story from another perspective.
Keep a journal.
Describe a process or skill.
Write different types of letters.
Use graphic organizers to analyze stories
Write lab reports
|Create an outline
Produce a play script and then perform the drama
Write about the creative thinking used to solve a problem.
Describe scientific events.
Write and conduct surveys.
Use tables to list stocks, exchange rates, or other items
Write a bibliography
Write a Table of Contents
Automatically enter numbered pages in a document
USING GRAPHICS: SOME EXAMPLES
|Use drawing tools to create graphic organizers which show relationships, structure of a topic, etc.||Use the drawing tools in Microsoft Word or Clarisworks to create a flowchart which shows the steps required to complete a project|
USING DATABASES: SOME EXAMPLES
|Make a list of countries and exchange rates||Sort items in a database to create special reports|
USING SPREADSHEETS: SOME EXAMPLES
|Prepare graphs and charts to show relationships
Prepare a budget
|Prepare a schedule
Keep a record of a particular stock over a period of a month, then chart the progress of the stock
USING PRESENTATION TOOLS: SOME EXAMPLES
|Use Powerpoint or Clarisworks to produce slide show presentations. These can later be videotaped, or mounted on a web page for sharing.|
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