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Arkansas Learning Management System – Susan Gilley

• http://165.29.136.51/alms/index.jsp (sample) Generic login: teacher Password: teacher05 Generic student: student1 Password: student

More info at: http://165.29.136.51/alms/about.html • bill.dirst@arkansas.gov (coordinator)


Inspiration – Cristy Waire and Debbie Wammack • Use as a graphic organizer • Rapid Fire – Type in Main Idea – Click “Rapid Fire” (lightening bolt) – Type idea / brainstorm and then enter – Automatically adds bubble with topic included KIDSPIRATION – Smaller Kid Version 


Photo Collages – Publisher Susan Gilley • Draw box for picture (will be background) – use measurement toolbar (double click on object size – bottom right corner) • Add background color (right click on box) • Insert pictures (Paste onto background) • Resize pictures to fit, send to back, etc. • Saves as a picture – do not worry about white page • Insert shapes, right click to format, fill effects, add a picture


Photo Collages – Publisher Susan Gilley • Add WordArt – make sure text is WORD ART • Format picture (right click) – black and white or gray scale • Add a border to pictures • Control + A - Right click – Group together • Save as JPEG File Interchange format • Need an edge (or gutter) so that frames do not cover part of pictures


voki.com or gizmoz.com – Anna Love • voki.com has animated avatars or animals • www.weemee.com – another option • Book talks – create characters and speak about book or ideas • Call and record voice on cell phone • Use as “identity” instead of self for book talks, etc.


Logitech QuickCam Communicate Deluxe • Glass lens • RightSound Technology • RightLight 2 Technology • Easy install, microphone included • $75.00 each


Inspire Data • Import data from Excel – Paste SPECIAL • To change icon, must be in table view. Sort by type. Select all of one type, Edit – Edit icon. • Survey option to include specific questions for data – eSurvey (part of Inspire Data package) http://esurvey.inspiredata.com/


TeacherFirst.com • AB – username • Login: abrooks password: ********* Great resources!


Discovery Education Streaming • Use only EDIT segments.  • Save file for Movie Maker – Right click – Save target as – Save as type – All files – Change to name.avi • Uncheck “change into clips” when you import the movie • Insert point – click – insert image • On preview box (opposite side of play, volume, etc.), two arrows and line will split video into clips


Discovery Education Streaming • If you split with working audio, you will have a gap within your movie. CHECK audio line for blanks.

TIE Cadre April 2008  

Sites and applications discussed in the April meeting

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