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## Use Paint Shop and a Stylus to Improve Instruction.

 Educational Philosophy     Techniques which are suggested for LD students work well with all students.     Color is important. White space is important. Easy access to files is important.     Face-to-face with students contact during a class is important.

 Paint Shop and a tablet can't be beat: To create and post colorful and CLEAR DAILY class notes To move images, screen capture, and store in notes To prepare for tomorrow's work To repeat favorite lessons To review TO MAXIMIZE THE TIME YOU SPEND LOOKING AT STUDENTS     The students agree.     See a demonstration and discuss the logistics for improving instruction in this way.

 Regular Color-Coded Note Taking Take regular notes (assign a problem, go over work) MAT013B Solve Systems by Linear Combination Algorithm    Here are three versions of the same notes. Which looks best? Stick a Plane in the Notes From the class directory From the internet [Alt] [Print Screen] to Paste Calculator Instructions While In Lecture Paste A Table in Notes from Another Image

Execute Favorite "Things"
• Give, Then Go Over A Quiz or Go Over Homework or a Puzzle
Post Blank Quiz
• Function Transformation Lecture w/Modeling
Transforming Notes (Written in Class)
Embed Calculator Work in Solving
• Graphs of the Six Trig Functions
Sine-Cosine Animation
Sine and Cosine of the Quadrantals
(Unit Circle Jig Saw Puzzle )
Sine and Cosine and Tangent
Odd/ Even Functions
Graph of the Secant, Cosecant, Cotangent
Trig Resources
• Post Notes on the Web  Lecture Notes: directory 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
• Retrieve Something You Didn't Think You Needed For Class (Will not link on web.)

 Review or Prepare RerunsReruns of the Previous Class or Hunt for Prior Class Notes W/Paint Program(The Blackboard the Does Not Erase) Review of 3 Weeks in 10 minutes W/Windows Using the Preview Feature with a File Directory. See (Will not link on web.)    It is perfect to review for a test. Students can print all class notes from web. Before a class or test, students can review all class notes ON THEIR PHONE. Review A Formula in COLOR! Clarify Class Work During an Office Hour To Prepare for Tomorrow's Work Start a class with a quiz, then go over the quiz (shown above). Project Student Project Work Calculator Programing Notes

 To Maximize the Time You Spend Looking at Students

 Logistics Local perameters: No wireless internet in building used, not permitted to put your own software on classroom machines, classes in different buildings, students are not permitted to use electronic devises in class. Other Place to lock up the computer cart Hardware cart bungie cords plywood cut to permit surge protector access extension cord surge protector laptop external hard drive bamboo stylus and tablet projector plastic table cloth (if one moves between buildings) cell phone (if the elevator does not work and you need to use it) Software (any) bamboo stylus and tablet (any) paint program (any) FTP program Image Parameters non-return of test day average # of files per hour of class -- 2 (algebra I) to 3 (precalc/stat) return of test increases the # by 4 for a 2-page test # of files per semester hour per class -- 90 - 150 pre write size -- 5k post write size -- mean = 31 k, st deviation = 18 k Start of semester set up directories set up web pages with links create blank gif files Daily Activities morning file transfer from thumb drive as needed end of class notes gif file transfer to desktop end of day file transfer from desktop to web move copy to backup directories FTP of files to web site

 Debrief

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