SPRING 2013 - ESD 113

Microsoft Office 2010 - Day Camp!

An Opportunity to get clock hours by June 30th.


3 CLOCK HOURS (2 face-to-face w/1 hr of independent work)

Word I:

Learn to create visually rich documents (newsletters, brochures, correspondence, templates, etc) fast. Discover Word’s 'tools' giving users the ability to easily work/format text, shapes, pictures, and more in documents. We don't stop there....Word is loaded with tips and tricks to make your life (and students) easier!

Date: June 24, 10am - 12pm

Session ID: 45839, Register at

Word II:

Learn to create and navigate TABLES in word for organizing information. Discover and use the calendar wizard to create calendars. Why create documents from scratch when you can use templates? Learn how to create and save your own templates or find templates online; flyers, newsletters, programs, etc. Get more familiar with the Picture/Table, etc Tools Tabs.

Date: June 24, 1pm - 3pm

Session ID: 45840, Register at

Excel I:

Are you new to Excel? Not sure if Excel is for you? Do you have a love/hate relationship with Excel? Apprehensive about numbers and formulas? NO WORRIES! Our Excel class has received RAVE REVIEWS from beginners and pros alike! Learn to create rich, visually compelling worksheets, tables, charts, and graphs utilizing Excel’s organization, filter, and formatting features. Discover the ease and take the fear out of creating and using formulas to manage your data. And we don't forget tips and tricks here either!

Date: June 25, 10am - 12pm

Session ID: 45841, Register at

Excel II:

Want to do more with Excel? Take your skills to the NEXT level. Get comfortable with more complex worksheets/budgets, entering different kinds of data, and conditional formatting. Check out sparklines for recording progress and create charts/graphs!

Date: June 25, 1pm - 2pm

Session ID: 45842, Register at

PowerPoint I:

GET YOUR GEEK ON! Take Your Presentation from BLAH to AH! Learn to build and share rich presentations with engaging new and improved features like slide backgrounds, transitions, animation, adding video, narration, and photo editing features. The possibilities are endless and it really has never been easier! Give PowerPoint the chance to convey your (or your students) messages and stories! Let us open your eyes to the many tools, tips and tricks tucked into PowerPoint!

Date: June 26, 10am - 12pm

Session ID: 45843, Register at

PowerPoint II

Do more with PowerPoint! Take your skills to the NEXT level. Learn how to enrich your presentations with video, picture, and animation tools! Discover how to apply artistic effects to your pictures to make them look more like a sketch, drawing, or painting. New: PowerPoint 2010 now allows you to save your presentation as a Windows Media Video (.wmv) file, and distribute it confidently, knowing that your animated, narrated, multimedia presentation will play without a glitch.

Date: June 26, 1pm - 3pm

Session ID: 45844, Register at

Publisher I:

Look like a design genius and create content that’s sure to impress. Whether you are creating brochures, newsletters, postcards, greeting cards, or e-mail newsletters, you can deliver high-quality results without having graphic design experience. With its simple-to-use design tools, Publisher gives you the power to create, print, and share professional-quality publications.

Date: June 27, 10am - 12pm

Session ID: 45845, Register at

Publisher II

Publisher gives you the power to create, print, and share professional-quality publications. Spend more time with creating publications; flyers, newsletters, brochures, etc. Get comfortable with adding/moving/formatting textboxes, images, shapes. Learn to save publisher publications as .pdf (so everyone can view) and share via email effortlessly.

Date: June 27, 1pm - 3pm

Session ID: 45846, Register at

Helping You Meet the CCSS Standards

Learn how to integrate Microsoft Applications into your practice as students work to meet the CCSS standards for Math, ELA & Technology.

Instructor Information

Jeri Plews, ESD 113 Media and Technology Trainer

Jeri has been our lead Microsoft trainer for over 10 years and also provides Media Resource training. She provides training at ESD 113 and off-site at our school districts. Jeri has a knack for tailoring our Microsoft classes to the audience's needs and specializes in replacing the 'techie' language with layman's language making the applications easier to understand and use. Her classes are well-attended and receive great feedback.

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Editor: Jeri Plews, ESD 113 Media & Technology Instructor