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EBE Teacher Aides session


Keyboarding

  • Where to start from
  • What to expect from different levels
  • How to teach them to type

Cameras

  • How to take photos
  • Composition of photos
  • How to teach children how to use cameras
  • Photo editing in iPhoto
  • Photo editing and enhancing online

Internet sites

  • How to find good internet sites and check them for accuracy and authenticity
  • How to store good internet sites
  • Ethics, rules and netiquette of using websites
  • Understanding age restrictions on certain sites
  • How to help students to research smarter

Familiarity with applications (Pages, Keynote, Word, PowerPoint, Kidspiration, Inspiration, KidPix)

  • Common problems and fixes when working with children

Overall theme of day will be

How to work with children – procedures for working with children when they are using the computer

(facilitating not doing the task for children)


Useful resources

Tips and hints with Macs http://schoolsandmacs.blogspot.com/

Make your own wiki and blog http://wheretostartwithwikisandblogs.wikispaces.com/

Publishing writing http://www.slideshare.net/sharpjacqui/publishing-writing-ideas-november-2009