The Science Spot: Tech Corner

Science Spotlight Workshops
For the past few years, I have enjoyed sharing my love of technology with fellow educators in Central Illinois. Take a few moments to browse the handouts and resources for my workshops to discover ways to enrich your classroom with technology.

Science Spotilght: Technology Tools for Learning - During this presentation, I shared my favorite teacher tools, resources for finding new ideas/activities, and great sites to challenge your students.
Click here for the Weebly tutorial

Science Spotlight:  Science Games - Find new games to challenge your students and engage them in the learning process!

Technology Treasures:  Educational Gems & Jackpots
NOTE:  The links for the presentation are no longer updated regularly! 

Tech Skills Curriculum

The files listed below were used when I taught a technology skills class for 5th and 6th grade students.  Links are available on the Tech Skills page of the Kid Zone .  I will be adding more lessons this summer as I get time!  

Computer Basics Lessons
Click-N-Learn ( Answer key provided )
Tech Terms Lesson -
Presentation and student worksheet

Keyboarding Lessons
Keyboarding Worksheet (Color coded - key provided)
Keyboarding 101 Presentation

Microsoft Office Tutorials
Word 2007 -
Lesson 1 , Lesson 2 , Lesson 3 , Lesson 4 , and Tips & Tricks ( Assessment project available )
PowerPoint 2007 -
Lesson 1 , Lesson 2 , Lesson 3 , ( Basic assessment project available - also try Road Trip ( project rubric and sample project )
Excel Basics 2007 -

Movie Maker Tutorial ( Assessment project available )

PhotoStory Tutorial ( Assessment project available )

Need more ideas?  Check out the Technology Lesson Plan Links page!  

Activities, lessons, & Worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences.
Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the express written consent of Mrs. Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details!


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