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Tablet PC's

Tablet PC's
Evanston Township High School
Haven't touched that Tablet since August? You're not alone. Come join other users relearn some of the core features of the Tablet PC. We'll explore inking features in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS OneNote. Walk away with all of the settings that you need and ideas of how to best use your Tablet for next year. BYOT (Bring your own tablet!)
(10 min) Welcome and Overview
The Big Idea - How can the Tablet and its "inking" features best be used to improve my curriculum and instruction?
(10 min) Tablet PC In-Service (Presentation)

(5 min) Hardware:

Toshiba Portege m300
Lenovo X61

    Laptop/Tablet Mode

Tour and Tweaks
    Calibrate Pens/Screen
    Logging in
MS Office
    Word (settings: inking quick access) - inking on any document
    PowerPoint (settings: inking quick access) - inking on any presentation, inking during presentation
    Excel (optional)
Activity: Ink on any Word or PowerPoint, Save

MS Journal
    Quick inking/notetaking application

MS OneNote
    Deeper notetaking application
    Settings: "My pens" toolbar

Activity: Ink on an unfiled note. 
Case Study:  Larry Geni (OneNote files), Schelbert, Benson

Connecting to the Internet/ETHS:

    Hardwire CAT5 cable
        Accessing "My Documents": (\\nas-01\Home Folders$\username) - enter credentials (eths\username, password)
        Accessing Admin01: (\\admin01) - enter credentials (eths\username, password)
    Wireless - home/public spaces

Connecting to the Projector:

    Projector Cable (with sound)
    Wireless Peripherals
        Atlona USB Wireless
        EPSON wireless card
        Downloads:  (\\admin01\Tech\TechStaffDevelopment Downloads)
Scanning to PDF

Activity:  Field Trip to the Copy Center

MS OneNote Part II
    Staying Organized - Notebooks, Folders, Pages
Other Tablet Friendly software/Web 2.0
SMART Notebook
Brainstorming curriculum ideas/implementation plans
Discovery Time