technologythatworks


Homework and Practice:
The instructional strategy of homework and practice gives students a chance to review and apply what they have learned and should deepen their understanding of the content to gain proficiency with their skills. Technology facilitates homework and practice by providing resources for learning outside of the classroom where students can learn and collaborate with others. Technology also to provide "drill and practice" resources for students to refine their skills.

Word Processing Application
Use Microsoft Word research tools. Clicking on Tools-->Research brings up a research window on the right side of a Word document.
Available tools:
  • Encarta dictionary
  • Word count
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Thesaurus
  • Encarta encyclopedia
  • eLibrary,
  • Flesch-Kincaid grade-level rating tool

Spreadsheet Software
Use spreadsheet for homework practice to master concepts and skills such as calculating, manipulating, and displaying data to gain deeper understanding.

Multimedia

Web Resources

Communication Software
Free online document collaboration services.