All Video Tutorials

This page lists all the video tutorials I've made so far. All links open in a new window or new tab. I used Camtasia to create these lessons. I also created a blog about my experiences teaching with Camtasia. Mr. Schmitz

WEMTA 2009 PowerPoint Presentation

Library and Research Lessons

Destiny Quest:

Using Destiny Quest (14:57) - Learn all the features of our book searching software


Delicious Account Setup (2:00) - What Delicious is, and how to set up your account

Adding Toolbar Buttons (1:21) - How to add toolbar buttons to Firefox, make sure you do this on your login at school.

Adding Sites to Delicious (2:35) - How to add and manage your favorite web sites

Using BadgerLink:

BadgerLink Introduction (2:15) - What BadgerLink is and how to find it at school and at home

Student Research Center (5:35) - How to use Student Research Center to find Magazine and Journal articles

ProQuest (2:13) - How to use ProQuest to find Newspaper articles


SIRS Researcher (4:13) - How to use the SIRS database to find articles

Google News:

Google News Overview (2:41) - A tour of the site and it's features

Searching Google News (3:33) - Search tips on how to find recent news articles

Google Advanced Search:

Google Advanced Search 1 (4:19) - Learn how to use Boolean Logic (AND, OR, & NOT) to filter your searches

Google Advanced Search 2 (2:25) - Learn about phrase searching and searching within websites or domains

Search Strategies:

Finding New Keywords (3:15) - Find new keywords on web pages to help focus your search

Searching for People and Organizations (2:37) - Expand your search topic to include people and organizations


EasyBib Introduction (2:11) - Find the site, register your account, logging in, etc.

EasyBib Magazines and Journals (5:02) - Examples of how to create citations for Magazine and Journal articles

EasyBib Newspaper (3:44) - Example of how to create a citation for a newspaper article

EasyBib Website (3:32) - Example of how to create a citation for a website using Autocite

EasyBib Book (1:55) - Example of how to create a citation for a book

EasyBib Create Your Bibliography (1:28) - Create a Word document of your bibliography using EasyBib

Lessons for Classes

8th Grade Health - Dietary Analysis Report:

Getting Started:

Your Account, Profile, and Navigation (2:39) - Create your account and profile, and learn how to navigate the MyPyramid site

Entering Food:

Entering Food Items (2:21) - Directions on how to enter food items including frequently used foods

Portion Size and Quantity (2:42) - Entering quantities and number of servings

Entering Physical Activity:

Entering Physical Activity (2:35) - How to find your activities in the database

Entering Activity Duration (1:37) - Entering in your minutes for each activity

Analyzing Your Data:

These videos show how you'll use each area to answer the questions on the data worksheets.

Nutrient Intakes (2:12) - Working with the chart to enter nutrients

Healthy Eating History (1:43) - Use this data to get your averages for Carbs, Proteins, and Fats

Meeting Dietary Guidelines (2:08) - Compare your daily food intake to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines

MyPyramid Recommendations (1:43) - Compare your daily food intake to the MyPyramid recommendations

7th Grade German Wiki Project

Wikispaces Tutorials:

Create Your Account (0:49) - Create your account in Wikispaces

Join the Wiki (1:29) - Join the Wiki you're assigned to - German2, German7, or German8

Make a New Page (0:55) - Create a new page to get started - ONLY ONE MEMBER OF THE GROUP SHOULD DO THIS! If you see your topic in the left navigation bar...your partner already did this.