|Tuesday, January 8 -- 1:00-2:30
||Word 2000 Levels 1 and 2
-- For beginners, we will include entering/editing text;
selecting, then formatting text; cutting, copying and pasting text using
the clipboard; save vs. save-as; retrieving a saved file; creating a new
file; printing and print preview. Also included in this session
will be: using headers and footers; creating templates; using indents,
setting tabs, adding bullets and numbering; using page breaks and
|Wednesday, January 9 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
||Technology Tips and Tricks using Microsoft Office
of simple things you can do in the classroom using MS Office Programs.
Includes time to make-and-take.
|Thursday, January 10 -- 4:00-5:30 (1.5 hrs. PD
Introduction to FCPS Literary Book Club -- This
session will help teachers learn how to use this web-based resource to
foster literacy. Students can now walk through the steps of creating and
submitting book reviews online. Come learn how to use this exciting
resource in your classroom.
|Tuesday, January 15 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
||Introduction to Using Digital Cameras
with Microsoft Image Composer
-- We will create pictures using digital cameras, then use
Image Composer to do basic editing and reformatting of the pictures for
use in Word/Publisher documents, or for posting on the Web.
|Wednesday, January 16 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
Using Publisher to Create A Brochure -- This session
will walk you through the steps in creating brochures with your
students. Brochures are a great alternative to using word
processing for student writing. Publisher gives students the
opportunity to show creativity and style. Ideas for use with
students will also be provided.
January 17 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
||Introduction to Paint Shop Pro --
Paint Shop Pro is an inexpensive alternative to the clunky Microsoft
image manipulation products bundled with FrontPage and Office2000. We
will cover how to import and transform pictures, create Web icons and
menu bars, embed text, and use layers to create flexible and changeable
graphics. The results of your work will improve the appearance and
flexibility of PowerPoint, Word, videos, and Web pages.
|Tuesday, January 22 -- 1:00-2:30
||Excel 2000 Levels 1 and 2 -- Beginning
topics will be covered, including: entering data, functions and
formulas; editing information in cells; tips to selecting multiple cells
in formulas; setting margins, printing gridlines and graphing data. In
addition, we will cover: organizing and enhancing workbooks with cell
notes, text boxes; graphing data from worksheet; using Excel 2000 as a
database; using an Excel 2000 database to perform mail merges.
|Wednesday, January 23
-- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
Graphic Design Using Macromedia Fireworks -- This session will cover the basics of
using advanced graphics editors
to create and enhance the
graphics and photos on your website.
It will cover such topics as layers, blends, and image transparency. We will
also cover image effects and
January 24 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
Creating A Classroom Web Page -- This hands-on workshop for beginners will take you through the process of designing and creating a classroom
web page ready to post to your school's web server.
A great way to communicate with students and parents:
use MS FrontPage to create a classroom web page that brings
the school and home together in a learning environment.
|Monday, January 28 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
||Advanced Kidspiration --
This class has been cancelled. If you're interested in this
software, contact Jenni Keith a firstname.lastname@example.org
or your Technology Resource Teacher for help.
|Tuesday, January 29 -- 1:00-2:30
||Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 -- Learn
the step by step process of creating a professional slide presentation.
Techniques covered include adding text, clipart, backgrounds and sound
to the presentation.
|Wednesday, January 30 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
Production using Pinnacle Systems DC10+ --
This class has been cancelled. If you'd like help with DC1-+,
contact Jeffrey Jones at email@example.com
for individual assistance.
|Thursday, January 31 -- 4:30-6:00 (1.5 hrs. PD
Online Forms Using FrontPage 2000 -- Learn how
to create an online form using FrontPage 2000, and how to create an
online search form to view results. FrontPage will set up the database
for you. This session is NOT for beginners.