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MISCHIEF IN THE
CLASSROOM
Microsoft Mouse Mischief
Hardware
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To connect many mice
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USB hubs
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Powered USB 2.0 hubs
work best
Mice
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Wired
Wireless 2.4 GHz
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Keyboard
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When using wireless in
small area = interference
Create Mouse Mischief
lesson
Can be used to control the
lesson
Display Devise
System Requirements
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Windows 7 (recommended)
and Windows Vista
Works with 20 – 25 mice
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Processor: 1 GHz, dual-core
or quad-core
Memory: 1 GB for 32 bit or 2
GB for 64 bit
Video Resolution: 1024 x 768
or higher
Video performance: DirectX 9
or higher
Software: Microsoft
PowerPoint 2010 (32 bit) or
2007
System Requirements
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Windows XP SP3
Works with
approximately 5 mice
 Processor:
1 GHz
 Memory: 1 GB
 Video Resolution: 800
x 600 or higher
 Software: Microsoft
PowerPoint 2010 (32
bit) or 2007
2 Modes
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Individual Mode
 Each
student has a
mouse
 Each student has a
unique symbol
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Team Mode
 Each
student has a
mouse
 Each team has a
unique symbol
 Collaboration
Steps necessary
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Purchase equipment
Download Mouse Mischief
 Additional
tab/ribbon will be added
 Multiple-Mouse
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Create OR modify PowerPoint
Question Types
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Yes/No
Multiple Choice
Drawing
Create a question
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Multiple-Mouse Tab/Ribbon
New Slide
Layout
Position
Assign Answer
When using in Multi-Mouse mode
 Select
Play Slide Show from Multi-Mouse Tab/Ribbon
You Control the Presentation
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Advance to the next slide
Back up to the previous slide
Stop multiple-mouse activity on the current slide, and
then resume activity
Display or hide the results data from the students’
responses to questions
Start the timer, pause the timer, and then resume the
timer
Erase drawings or other marks that students have
added to a Drawing slide
Results Pane (after m/c or y/n)
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How many students answered each question
The first student or team to click the correct answer
How many students did not answer the question
Because the results pane does not keep track of every student’s
answer, multiple-mouse presentations should not be used for testing.
The results pane appears under the following circumstances:
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After each student has clicked an answer
If any of the students have clicked an answer and you advance the
presentation
When you click the Show results button on the presentation controls
When the timer finishes (if you use the timer) and the slide currently
displayed is a Yes/No slide or a Multiple Choice slide
The results pane is not displayed for a Drawing slide, and the Show
results button is not available for Drawing slides.
Microsoft Download
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http://www.microsoft.com/multipoint/mousemischief/en-us/default.aspx
Microsoft Resources
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http://office.microsoft.com/enus/templates/CT010375179.aspx?redir=0
http://www.microsoft.com/multipoint/mousemischief/en-us/lessons.aspx
Other Resources
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http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/mousemisch
ief
http://moraveji.org/projects.html
http://teacherbootcamp.edublogs.org/2010/05/2
1/a-new-way-to-make-powerpoints-interactive/
Contact Information
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Carol Mayo
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Elizabeth Simmons
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Coordinator of Professional
Development Catholic Schools Office
Diocese of Dallas
[email protected]
1st Grade Teacher
Christ the King Catholic School
[email protected]
http://starcamp.wikispaces.com

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