FMMS & FMHS Software Tutorials, Help Sheets, Project Ideas
Adobe Acrobat X
Create, edit and modify PDF documents, combine files of different types (Word, PowerPoint, Smart Notebook, etc.) into a single document for posting on website or for creating printed
handouts, create digital portfolios.
Adobe.com Tutorial Page - video/print directions
Combining, Extracting and Printing Pages & Files
Creating Digital Portfolios
Adobe Flash is a multimedia and software platform used for authoring animations, games, web content and more.
Adobe Flash Tutorials
A digital globe and geographic information program. Views include map, satellite, terrain, 3D, historical, image overlay, and
layers. Use Google Earth to study all aspects of the earth, and
create and take virtual tours and Google lit trips,
Using Google Earth in the Classroom
Google Lit Trips
Teaching Ideas for Google Earth
Google Earth Classroom Projects
Google Earth Tutorial
Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Access
Create documents, works cited pages, presentations,
spreadsheets, graphs, brochures, newsletters, posters,
advertisements, booklets, and more. All Microsoft programs
have similar menus. Windows and Mac versions of this
software are available for home installation for teachers and can
be signed out in the library.
Tutorials: Outlook Publisher Word PowerPoint Excel
Create a Bibliography - Word
Directions for Setting up FM Outlook Email on Your Mobile
Create a free account and open your classroom to the world. Skype is a web based video conferencing program. Many
classrooms, experts, professionals, and authors Skype worldwide.
Skype How To Sheet (pdf)
Capture anything on your screen. Save screen capture as picture file, copy to paste into another program, or email the image.
Great for creating direction sheets, handouts, or just capturing
information or images quickly.
Snipping Tool How To Sheet
Audio editing tool. Use to create soundtracks and audio projects such as speeches, radio shows, reading fluency, etc.
Audacity Help Sheet (pdf)
More Audacity Tutorials
Use Geometer's Sketchpad to construct and transform geometric shapes and functions, from linear to trigonometric,
perfect for the Smartboard.
Geometer's Sketchpad Tutorials
Visual learning tool to create presentations, graphic organizers, concept maps, webs, outlines and graphs.
Inspiration How To Sheet (pdf)
Inspiration Lesson Plans
Photo editing software. Use to edit and add special effects to photographs. Create print documents such as advertisements,
flyers and posters.
Photoshop How To Sheet
More Photoshop Tutorials
Tell your story visually with Photostory using photos, text, and narrations and effects.
More Photostory Tutorials
Video editing software with a little more substance than Windows Movie Maker. Use Premiere when creating video with more
advanced effects such as green screens and animations.
Premiere Elements How To Sheet
Premiere Elements Tutorials
Green Screens in Premiere Elements
Best software for presenting on a Smartboard. Use to write on whiteboard and be able to save your work or manipulate what
you have created. Create lessons with embedded multimedia
(audio, video, 3D, images). Use the Activity Builder to create
interactive learning activities. Record directly into
SmartNotebook. Save files as PDF to post on website.
Smart Exchange - Searchable Lesson Database
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Mathematics
NCTM Illuminations - Virtual Math Manipulates
Smartboard Express - play smartboard files online without Smart Notebook software
Video editing software on iPads. Use an iPad to take photos and videos and then make them into a movie of your own! It is easy to use and you can do it all on one device!
iMovie Helpsheet (word)
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