Presentation on theme: "Discover the World of Word!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Discover the World of Word! Dr. Elizabeth BagleyAssistive TechnologySpecialistSC Dept of Ed
2 Examples (note: these links are not active for the ppt on the SCATP web site) Worksheets and Quizzes and TestsConcept MapsScientific CreativityExploring GeometryPoems with more than just the Words
3 Advanced Organizer Keyboard Shortcuts Forms - Drop Down Boxes Fun FormattingFormat PainterPictures/Clip ArtFormattingCroppingPrint ScreenInserting ObjectsPop-Up IconsHyperlinkingHyperlink within a DocConcept MappingEditing DocumentsInserting CommentsTrack ChangesWordArtText BoxesTemplatesFlashcards
4 Keyboard Shortcuts Selecting Text Enlarge Text Enlarge Screen Shift… …and right/left arrow keys (by the letter)…and up/down arrow keys (by the line)Shift & Ctrl…and right/left arrow keys (by the word)…and up/down arrow keys (by the paragraph)Enlarge TextHighlight the text.Shift and use the greater than or less than signs accordingly.Enlarge ScreenHold CRTL key and use scroll wheel on mouse.
5 Drop Down Box Uses STUDENTS Kids will love doing research about words. Tell them they have to put in 5 different synonyms. They will have to look into at thesaurus and they might surprise you.TEACHERSTeacher can insert potential answers to tests or quizzes
6 Drop Down Boxes Get the Forms Toolbar Click on View--> Toolbar --> FormsEdit Your DocumentPlace your cursor at the point where you want the drop down box to be (before the word).Click the Drop Down box icon. ( 3rd icon over)A gray-shaded box will appear. Double click on the box to insert drop down options.Add a bank of words.In order to use the drop down boxes, you must lock the form (last icon on toolbar).
7 Adding the Bank of Words Type your 1st word2. Click Add3. Continue steps 1 & 2 for each word. *4. The first word in the window will be the word that is visible in the document. Shuffle the word order using the arrows.* If you want a blank space then repeat step 1 & 2, but instead of typing a word, hit the spacebar x number of times. If this is a test/quiz, you will usually want to shuffle this “word” to the top.
8 Fun Formatting Select your text Format --> Font Font TabCharacter Spacing TabAnimation TabUse of Formats (Color) – End Marks Example (link not active for web site ppt)
9 Format PainterMake all the formats that you want to one part of your text.Select your formatted text (from step 1).Go to the format painter icon and click it once.**Highlight the other word, title or paragraph that you wish to format in the same manner.This is formatting the lazy woman’s way.** If you double click the icon, it will stay active until you click it again.
10 Inserting Pictures/Clip Art Click on the Insert menuClick on PictureClip ArtFrom File (digital pictures, or other pictures saved on your hard drive)
11 Working with GraphicsHow to wrap text around graphics, tables, pop-up icons, pictures, etc.Right click on pictureChoose “Format Object/Picture”Click on “Layout”Choose preferred tool (other than “In line with text”)Click “Ok”
12 How To Crop a Picture View --> Toolbars --> Picture You can crop a picture using the crop icon on the picture toolbar.View --> Toolbars --> PictureClick on the crop iconSelect and hold any black line (located on the frame) of the picture and crop away.
13 Print ScreenSimilar to taking a “picture” of your screen (the entire screen)UsesAllows you to catalogue drive contents (hard drive, disk drive, flash drive, etc)Create “How To” directions
14 Print Screen Directions Organize your screenPush the “Print Screen” button on the keyboardGo to a MS Word, Excel or PP documentClick on Edit --> PasteChange the “Layout” of the pictureCrop the picture
15 Insert Object Objects can be: a “new” object or an existing one displayed:As an iconImmediately in the document(Windows) You can change the icon. When you check the box, those options appear(Windows) You can name your icon (the name will appear below the icon)
16 How To (Pop-Up Icon) Click on “Insert” menu Click on “Object” Click on “Create New”Scroll down list and choose “Word Pad Document”Check display as icon (notice the new options)*If you already have a file that you want to link to, use the “Create from File” tab and “Browse” to find the file.
17 Hyperlink within Document In order to hyperlink, there are 2 steps:Where you are going to link to (bookmark)The “hot” words/objects you are coming from (hyperlink)Bookmark where you will be goingPlace your cursor appropriatelyClick on Insert--> BookmarkType name of bookmark (one word only)Now, hyperlink your word(s) or objectHighlight the word(s)/objectClick on Insert--> Hyperlink--> BookmarkChoose your named bookmark, click “Ok”
18 HyperlinksFor Internet links that are displayed, the easiest way is to type in the full web address (http://www.bagley.com)For Internet links that are hiddenHighlight the word(s)/object you want to make “hot”Click on Insert--> Hyperlink--> Existing File or Web PageType in the desired web addressFor Hyperlinks to a document:Locate your file or document
19 Concept MappingHold the Ctrl key down to copy a shape (rather than move it)You can change the shape simply by going to “Autoshapes” on the drawing toolbar.View --> Toolbars --> Drawing
20 Concept Mapping Ideas Uses for concept mapping in math Mathematical topics, all the terms used in word problems i.e.: addition: more than…diagram all of the geometry shapes and explain what they need to have to make them that shape (elements to shapes)flow chartsorder of operationsAlgebra: steps to do problems
21 Editing Documents – Comments You can insert comments into a document, and the computer will display who made the comment.You can print the document multiple ways (with or without the edits showing).Once you insert a comment, red parenthesis* will surround the text that you selected to notify the author that there is a comment (*these show on screen, but won’t print out)To change the name of the editor go to:Tools --> Options --> “User Info” Tab
22 CommentsMake sure you are the “Editor”. Click on Tools --> Options --> “User Info” TabClick on “Insert”Click on “Comment”Type your comment* To see the Reviewing Pane, click on the icon
23 Comments Suggestions Teacher editing of assignments Peer editing of assignmentsHypothesis in a lab reportDirections for specific areas within assignmentsAuditory CommentsYour own ideas….
24 Editing – Track Changes Before starting the editing process, you need to turn on the Track Changes option from the Reviewing toolbarClick on View --> Toolbars --> ReviewingClick on the “Track Changes” IconEdit your text
25 Reviewing – Track Changes Make sure “Track Changes” is turned offUse the following icons:PreviousNextAccept ChangeReject Change
26 WordArt Insert --> Picture --> WordArt Type your text --> Click OK** Or use the icon on the Drawing toolbarFormatShapeGalleryRotateSame letter heights (toggle)Character SpacingHorizontal/VerticalAlignment
27 Insert Text Box Click on the text box icon Draw a box on your document. (Click, Hold, Drag)Type your information into the box.Format the text.Size the box (corner of the frame, Click, Hold, Drag)Formatting the BOX (not the text):Right click on the FRAME of the text box.Click on “Format Text Box”.Click on the tab "Colors and Line”For an invisible box (where you can’t tell it is a text box)Change the fill color to: "No fill"Change the line color to: "No line"
28 Flashcards Using the label utility Click on Tools --> Letter and Mailings --> Envelopes and LabelsClick on the “Labels” tabClick on “Options” buttonAvery Standard 5163 (5 flashcards per page)Avery Standard 5264 (3 flashcards per page)
29 AT Connect ListservThe SC Department of Education has recently implemented a new statewide initiative designed to support districts and schools in obtaining the technology tools needed for differentiated instruction. Three new SC Assistive Technology Specialists have been hired (2 more to come) and can provide your district or school free technology tools, trainings and resources.If you are a teacher, educator or district/school professional and would like to sign up for the AT Connect Listserv to receive additional information about these free services please contact me.
30 Review Keyboard Shortcuts Forms - Drop Down Boxes Fun Formatting Format PainterPictures/Clip ArtFormattingCroppingInserting ObjectsPop-Up IconsHyperlinkingHyperlink within a DocConcept MappingEditing DocumentsInserting CommentsTrack ChangesWordArtText BoxesFlashcards