After reviewing the workshop guide "Schrockguide: Writing, Research, and Computer Resources," you may wish to refer to Kathy Schrocks' own guide to "Orchestrating the Research Process http://www.kathyschrock.net/slideshows/orchestrate.pdf .

Then, after finding and download the latest Microsoft Classroom Tools, we will explore the 40 student templates,
focusing on templates for writing and research including:

As a resource for the research process, we'll use this link from Nueva Schools:

http://nuevaschool.org/~debbie/library/research/research.html

We'll review the latest search strategies for efficiently searching on the Internet:
Four Nets for Better Searching, and Specialized Search Engines

 

Then we'll explore templates and template sites for MLA and APA citation styles, including:

http://www.easybib.com

http://www.noodletools.com

http://search.officeupdate.microsoft.com/TemplateGallery/ct146.asp

and

The Writing toolbox for APA, MLA and Formal citations from Microsoft

The Writing Toolbox for Bibliographies, Guides, Journals, and Reports
(bottom right of web page)

Table of Contents

 

Microsoft Office Classroom Tools

Page

Content

3

Finding and Installing Microsoft Office Classroom Tools
http://microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID-32420

4-5

3X5 Research Notes ©  Microsoft, 2001

6-11

School Reports ©  Microsoft, 2001

12-15

Taking Notes and Outlining ©  Microsoft, 2001

16

Writing Checklist ©  Microsoft, 2001

17

Writing Rubric ©  Microsoft, 2001

Schrockguide

18

Schrockguide - Overview of Computer Research

Schrock, Kathy. “Kathy Schrock’s Guide For Educators.” [Online]
 7 October 2001. <http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/>

19

Schrockguide Slideshows

Schrock, Kathy. “Teacher Helpers, Slide Shows” [Online]
7 October 2001. <http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/ppoint.html>

26

Rubrics

Schrock, Kathy. “Teacher Helpers, Assessment & Rubric Information” [Online] 7 October 2001 <http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/assess.html>

27

High School guide to Writing Research Papers

Guide to Writing Research Papers.” [Online]
 7 October 2001. <http://www.wmmhs.org/research.html/>

28

Citing Internet Sources, from Classroom Connect

“Citing Internet Sources.” Classroom Connect Oct. 2001: 10

 

Graphic Organizer Templates