Workshop 1 - October 10, 2006

Laguna Beach Unified School District

Facilitators: Mark Wagner and David Conlay
(With thanks to Will Richardson)

Please feel free to add your notes to the Workshop 1 Notes page and to annotate this agenda with additional links and comments.

Agenda: Introduction To The Tablet PC

Welcome and Introductions

Overview of The Tablet PC in Education

Overview of the HP Compaq tc4400

Tablet Features
  • Opening The Tablet PC
  • Turning on The Tablet PC
  • Using The Trackpad
  • Using The Pointing Stick
  • Swiveling The Screen
  • Undocking/docking The Stylus
  • Using The Right Mouse Button on The Stylus
  • Opening Programs With The Stylus
  • Using The Input Panel
  • Charging The Battery
  • Using The External CD
  • Basic Care

  • Ink Annotations
  • Ink to Text
  • Practice Time

  • Create a Page
  • Type or Write Notes
  • Add Text or Graphics
  • Add Files From Other Office Programs
  • Move Text
  • Move a Page
  • Add Flags to Your Notes
  • Find a Note
  • Sharing Notes
  • Publish to Word
  • Print to OneNote
  • OneNote in The Classroom

Connecting The Tablet to Peripherals
  • Projectors
  • Printers
  • Others?

Getting Data on and Off The Tablet
  • USB Flash Drives
  • FTP to District Servers

Teacher Use of The Tablet
  • Rubrics
  • Behavior Logs
  • Annotating and Grading Papers
  • Classroom Management (Notes)
  • The Internet in Your Hands
  • Ink Desktop
  • Q & A

Reflection and Evaluation


Tablet PC: Transforming Education (Official Microsoft Site)
Using Tablet PC: A Guide for Educators (Required Reading)
Microsoft Education Pack for Windows XP Tablet PC Edition (Five programs to help you excel in school and have some fun while you're at it.)

The Tablet PC Education Blog
The Tablet PC in Teaching and Learning (And more tablet PC blogs)
Kenrick's Tablet PC Resources
One Teacher's Reflections

Teacher Tablet Pilot (Another wiki like this one! Check out the Downloads for Tablet PCs section.)