Mouse Mischief for CUE 2013 for upload

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presentation for CUE 2013


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Engaging Diverse Learners with Hands-On Interaction :

Engaging Diverse Learners with Hands-On Interaction Mouse Mischief to Make Learning Magic By Jolene Berg CUE Conference 2013 Presentation available @ http://

Who am I?:

Who am I? Experience Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for 25 years I’ve taught levels PK – 12+, all subjects I’ve taught in Texas and California I’ve taught with one computer, multiple computers, projector only, Smart Board, digital media, and multiple mice. Positions and Awards President of Kern CUE Innovation in Education Award 2011 Outstanding Special Education Teacher, 2009 Kern County Real Hero: Educator, 2008 Kern County Superintendent of Schools District Teacher of the Year, 2005-2006

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“When does the screen saver come on?”

What is Mouse Mischief?:

What is Mouse Mischief? FREE download from Microsoft for Office PowerPoint 2007/2010 Uses multiple mice on the screen at the same time Allows for active student engagement Gives teacher immediate feedback

3 Types of Layouts:

3 Types of Layouts YES/NO (True/False) Multiple Choice ( 2-10 options) Drawing (matching, fill-in) You may choose a correct answer or take a poll

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What is the best place for educators to learn more about technology in the classroom? Disneyland Yosemite National Park CUE Conference, Palm Springs Lego Land

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What does the research say?:

What does the research say?

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How can you use Mouse Mischief in your classroom? Reinforce attention of students Engage students with a hands-on activity Teach students how to work in teams Develop leadership skills by working in teams Cover more material with students

Set a class procedure:

Set a class procedure How will students get the mice? Where will students park the mice on their desks? What should students do while you are presenting?

What happens when ….:

What happens when …. Students can’t keep their mice parked. A student has trouble gripping the mouse. I don’t have an Interactive White Board. I don’t have a projector. I only have a few mice.

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Draw a star on the county where you live.

Where do I get more info?:

Where do I get more info? Microsoft’s Mouse Mischief site Free download Helpful videos Lesson samples Research data Mouse Mischief lessons

What equipment do you need?:

What equipment do you need? A computer with Windows XP, Vista, or 7 USB hub with space for your mouse connections Mice that are able to be used at a distance- wired or wireless A projector is needed for whole class instruction, but a smaller screen could be used with fewer students

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24 port USB Hub @

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Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000

How can I diversify?:

How can I diversify? Use pictures to illustrate. Add words in English (or other appropriate language). Use audio or video input. Pause answering the question until you’ve explained the question. Have students create a Mouse Mischief slide.

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What things do you need to use Mouse Mischief?

Mouse Mischief with other diverse classes.:

Mouse Mischief with other diverse classes. Autism Spectrum SDC Severe/Moderate SDC Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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Are you ready to park your mouse?

Find lessons online:

Find lessons online http://


Acknowledgements Microsoft Mouse Mischief website Mrs. Boston, Ms. Vidal and their students My students

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Please do the CUE Evaluation

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