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Step 1:Microsoft Office 365   


Office 365 Installing Office 365 at Home
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Outlook Outlook Web App Help Videos

Word Online Training
Basic Tasks in Word Online

PowerPoint Online Training
Basic Tasks in PowerPoint Online

Excel Online Training
Basic Tasks in Excel Online

OneNote Online Training
Basic Tasks in OneNote Online

Publisher Online Training

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Other Useful information

Google Site support 
Here is where you can find all of your new document support for PD. 
Note: You will need to Google Apps account and login with your user (computer login)@forestparkhs.com account to access.

Google site link 
Here is all of the good stuff

Prezi 
http://prezi.com/ is the link to get an account setup for free
Smart Instructional Support 

 

Online Education Resources

 

Subject(s) Website Description
All ATEC Online Resources Education resources from the Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium.
All Awesome Library: Integrating Technology Tons of resources specifically for integrating technology with your instruction.
All Best Webquests.com Lots of webquests for you, already reviewed and rated.
All Blue Web'n Absolutely everything you might ever need all here! Over 2000 education resources - lesson plans, internet sites, etc!
All Cosmeo New from Discovery Channel! This is an online homework help site. While it is subscription-based, it might be a good option for kids struggling in your classes.
All Discovery School Lots of teaching resources for K-12 including lesson plans, teaching tools, clip art, puzzlemaker, and more.
All Education World Great articles and ideas about integrating technology with instruction.
All Education Technology Clearinghouse This is a wonderful site with tons of educational resources available online. There's something for everyone here!
All Educator's Reference Desk Lesson plans, links, and tons of other educational resources.
All Funbrain Lots of online educational games here for virtually every subject.
All  High School SOL Resources Wow! Links to tons of resources. If you need it, it's here!
All High School Webquests Lots of webquests from Anne Arundal County Public Schools. There's even one for Family and Consumer Science! Check it out!
All  Interactive Whiteboards Great information and resources for using interactive whiteboards like the SmartBoard.
All JakesOnline.Org REALLY NICE site if you are doing digital storytelling in your classes.
All National Gallery of Art Offers lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and other resources for teachers and students to integrate the arts into ALL subject areas!
All SMARTTech.com Education resources from SMART technologies, maker of the SMART Board. Click on the support link to access their free software downloads, including the Educator's Gallery.
All SOL Teaching Resources From the VDOE, lots of resources to help prepare your students for the SOLS!
All PBS TeacherSource Lots of resources from PBS.
All PicSearch Google been blocked? Here's an alternative online search engine just for images.
All  Quizville.com Cool games for Math, Language Arts, and Geography.
All Saskatoon Webquests Really nice collection of webquests for elementary, middle, and high school from the Saskatoon (East) School Division.
All Teaching Tips I especially like the section on dealing with stress. Lots of great stuff here!
All Technology Connections 108 wonderful webquests here!
All United Streaming PWCS has enrolled in this wonderful service again this year! Go here to find great video resources right online! Contact your friend Technology Resource Teacher to obtain the Passcode.
All VDOE Enhanced Scope and Sequence Click on your subject area for VDOE Scope and Sequence resources.
All VDOE ePats Here are the online practice SOL tests for the VA Department of Education.
All Virginia Mentor

Provides tutorials for each subject area covered by the ACT, the SAT, and the GRE. After creating an account, students will have access to customized test preparation courses.

All Web-Based Projects Where will the Internet take us today?!?!? Great project-based webquests here!
All WebFeet This is an absolutely FABULOUS site filled with tons of teaching resources!  Use PWCPS to login.
All Webquests Webquest news and collections from San Diego State University. Click "Find Webquests" to search a huge webquest database!
All  Wikispaces.com Want to create a wiki for your class? Here's a nice site for you!
Art Elementary Art Lesson Plans While these lessons are geared for elementary, there is quite a bit that might be good for high school, too!
Art The Getty Museum Online Nice selection of artwork here. There's even a tab for education resources!
Art Liquid Sculpture A very different type of sculpture, check out this gallery of liquid sculpture. They are really very beautiful!
Art Sketch Swap This is a really neat site! You submit your sketch (done on the computer with a mouse) and get another in return.
Art WebMuseum GREAT site for art and art history!
Career Planning Occupational Outlook Handbook Information about every type of occupation you can think of!
Foreign Language Global Village Lots of links to foreign language resources!
Foreign Language Free Spanish Lessons Online Need to brush up on your Spanish? Here's a nice site for you!
Health & PE Just Move! Created by the American Heart Association to help people learn the importance of nutrition and exercise as part of a heart healthy lifestyle.
Health & PE PE Central Lots of great information and links for our Health/PE teachers.
Health & PE Physical Education Resources Many links to Health and PE resources, from coaching to kinesiology.
Health & PE Shape Up America! Wonderful site about the right foods, exercise, etc., that we all need to stay healthy.
Internet Safety Safe Netting For All Here's a site with tons of links to information on internet safety! And essential link for keeping our kids safe in the virtual world.
Language Arts  Chompchomp.com Nice site to help with teaching grammar.

Language Arts

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Nice collection of podcasts on writing. Sound can be streamed right from the site, or downloaded to your machine. If you need help with this, just contact your ITRT, Terry Lowry.
Language Arts High School Journalism Created by the American Society of Newspaper Editors as a resource for high school Journalism students and their teachers.
Language Arts Maya Angelou Webquest Here is a webquest for "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings".
Language Arts Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus Don't have a dictionary handy? Here's one online for you!
Language Arts Odyssey Webquest Here's a really nice webquest for when you are working on the Odyssey!
Language Arts PWCS Curriculum Resources Curriculum resources for Language Arts from our Prince William County website.
Language Arts Writing Essays Short and sweet step-by-step guide on how to write essays. Includes a nice section explaining the different types of essays.
Math Math Central Collection of Resources for Math from the University of Regina.
Math Math Forum A myriad of math resources here! Click on "Search" to quickly find what you are looking for.
Math PWCS Curriculum Resources Curriculum resources for Math from our Prince William County website.
Math Wonders of Mathematics Offers a series of inquiry-based mathematics activities that were created by teachers through staff development workshops delivered by the Galileo Educational Network Association (GENA).
Music K-12 Resources for Music Educators LOTS of resources here for Music teachers.
Music  Musictheory.net A great resource for teaching the basics through advanced theory. Also has a free staff paper generator as well



PWCS Related Electronic Registrar Want to sign up for a class offered by PWCS? Here's the link to do it. See your friendly Technology Resource Teacher for your login information.
PWCS Related PWCS IT Home Page PWCS has it's very own IT page with lots of links to great resources! Click on any of the links on the left to explore all the possibilities!
PWCS Related PWCS Intranet Yes, we can all go to the PWCS website, but not everyone can get to the PWCS Intranet! It's for PWCS employees only and is full of great resources! NOTE: You must be logged in to a PWCS computer to access.
Science Biology Corner Really wonderful site for Biology teachers! There are even online quizzes that provide immediate feedback for your students!
Science

Kids' Guide to Human Body Systems

This is a cool site found by a student Dakota Lowe that offers a great all in-one guide about the Human Body Systems. 
Science Earth Science Image Bank Nice collection of relevant Earth Science-related images.
Science Frogs: A Chorus of Colors From the Museum of Natural History; explores the world of frogs including specie, reproduction, frogs and the ecosystem, and more!
Science Human Body and Mind From the BBC; allows users to explore the human body through a series of interactive activities.
Science Hurricanes Wonderful resource for information on hurricanes, including webquests!
Science Periodic Table "Clickable" or interactive Periodic Table.
Science Jefferson Labs Resources for Science AND Math!
Science NASA Home Page From NASA, nice resources for Science teachers, and a few for Geography, too. Check out the Blue Marble video!
Science North American Mammals From the Museum of Natural History; provides a “searchable database of all living mammals of North America”; features detailed descriptions, images, diagrams and distribution range maps for more 400 mammals.
Science PWCS Curriculum Resources Curriculum resources for Science from our Prince William County website.
Science Science, Optics, and You There are some great interactive Science tutorials brought to you by Molecular Expressions at this site. Click the link for Student Activities and check them out!
Social Studies AwesomeStories.com

Nice resource for Social Studies AND Language Arts! Find tons of primary sources here! Password: pwcounty.

Social Studies CIA World Factbook Everything you want to know about any where in the world! Very nice maps, too, you can use in class.
Social Studies Historic Maps A great online resource for Social Studies teachers. Click the "Map and Lesson Plan Index" link for ready-made lessons!
Social Studies HistoryTeacher.net Nice site with lots of History resources, including stuff for Advanced Placement!
Social Studies Kanji Alive An interactive guide to kanji, Japanese character writing.
Social Studies Library of Congress Need some primary sources? Looking for lesson plans? Here's a wonderful collection of education resources from the Library of Congress!
Social Studies MrDowling.com Geography resources to "Browse the World".
Social Studies National Archives Education resources from the US National Archives.
Social Studies National Visionary Leadership Project Nice collection of resources on the Civil Rights Movement
Social Studies New York Public Library Digital Gallery From the New York Public Library; provides free online access to more than 363,000 images including photographs, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, illustrated books, and more.
Social Studies PWCS Curriculum Resources Curriculum resources for Social Studies from our Prince William County website
Social Studies Today in History Want to know what happened today in History? Here's a nice site from the Library of Congress.
Social Studies World War I Document Archives From the Brigham Young University Libraries, offers this online archive of primary documents from World War I. It includes photographs, diaries, conventions and much more.
SOL Preparation Jefferson Labs Here is a really nice site to help our Math, Science, and Technology students prepare for the SOLs!
Technology Computer Literacy 101 Here are some great online tutorials covering basic computing information.
Technology eSchool News Here is a great online newsletter with all the latest news about technology in education. Check out the Educator's Resource Center for some great articles and resources!
Technology How Stuff Works The title says it all. Just about everything you might want to know about lots of topics!
Technology International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) One of the premier Tech-Ed societies. Lots of good info. here!

Technology 

Meritline.com Here's another great site for online purchases of computer equipment at bargain prices!
Technology Microsoft Office Templates Don't reinvent the wheel. There's a template for anything you might need here. AND a section just for teachers!
Technology NewEgg.com Need some cables? A PC to TV adapter? A video card? A new computer? NewEgg is a great site for online purchases of computer equipment.
Technology OpenOffice.org Need Word? PowerPoint? Excel? Well here is an "open source" clone for you that's completely compatible with the Microsoft Office Suite. AND it's completely legal!
Technology School Fusion Classroom Help Need help setting up your School Fusion web page? Well, here it is, just a click away!
Technology Supermediastore.com Here's another great site for online purchases of computer equipment at bargain prices!
Technology Windows Shortcuts Shortcuts are a GREAT way to save time. Here's a nice collection of them for you.
Time Management Voo2Do Nice online time and task management tool that's FREE.
Time Managment BackPackit Another nice online time and task management tool.

 

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