Introduction to Tablet PC in Education & The Best of Tablet PC Tools

August 15 or 30, 2007

Facilitator: Mark Wagner

Introduction to Tablet PC in Education (Morning Session)


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 (in Windows Journal)

  • 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, Speakers, and Microphones
  • USB Connections: Printers, Cameras, etc.
  • Others

Getting Data On And Off The Tablet
  • USB Flash Drives
  • Removable CD/DVD Drives
  • Uploading to the Web or District Servers

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


The Best of Tablet PC Tools (Afternoon Session)

Microsoft Education Pack for Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Install the Education Pack
  • Demo Video
  • Explore Education Pack
  • Equation Writer*
  • GoBinder Lite
  • Hexic Deluxe
  • Ink Flash Cards*
  • Send to OneNote 2003

Microsoft Experience Pack for Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Install the Experience Pack
  • Demo Video
  • Energy Blue
  • Ink Art*
  • Ink Crossword
  • Ink Desktop*
  • Media Transfer
  • Snipping Tool*

Learning Essentials for Microsoft Office
  • Install Learning Essentials for for Microsoft Office
  • Demo Video
  • Word Tools
    • Test and Quiz Tools
    • Report Tools
    • Math and Science Tools
    • Math Symbols
    • French, Spanish, and German Tools
  • PPT Tools
    • Presentation Tools
  • Excel (No New Tools)
  • Project Assistance
  • Start Learning Essentials

ritePen (Write Anywhere)
**PDF Annotator**
Power Toys for Tablet XP (More cool tools!)

Tablet Tool Matrix (composed by LBUSD Tablet PC Pilot Teachers)

Other Great Windows Programs

And there's more to come... explore the links to the left for the 2006-2007 workshops!

Reflection and Evaluation

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