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PowerPoint in the Classroom Debbie Meadows and Bonita DeAmicis BTSA Induction Updated 1/3/06
Why Use PowerPoint? Engaging instructional tool Easy to update or change Saves time Keeps speaker on topic Share lessons with colleagues Provide missed lessons via Differentiated instruction
PowerPoint is Useful For: Presentations to Parents Back to School Night Open House Science Fair Kindergarten Round-up Informational meetings Lessons that provide information Send information before school begins
Presentations to Administrators and Colleagues Progress on standards with student examples Workshops and staff development Team units and activities Meeting agendas Classroom/School orientation Proposals Teacher portfolio
PowerPoint and Students Instruction 1 st day introduction DOL and DOM Vocabulary Games Review Remediation Extension Presentations Book reports Class books Group assignments Student portfolio Family albums About Me book Science experiment
Create A Story Template Students replace your directions with their information 6 slide presentation for title, setting, characters, plot, problem, solution Requires the ability to save as
Patricia Polacco Author Report by Debbie Meadows Ms. Polacco writes about her family and experiences. My favorite book is Thundercake. Patricia Polacco Artist and storyteller Authors Website
Sample Alphabet Book Page M is for mitten, money, marker, M&Ms, and me! By Marie-Claire
Lets Learn About Australia Capital: Canberra Population: 19.5 million Smallest continent Marsupials Great Barrier Reef Boomerangs Didgeridoo
Inspiration Graphic Student created graphs charts illustrations graphic images Import them into PowerPoint!
Sample Math Activity + =
Sample Math Activity p.2 + = 7 3 4
Science Presentation Where are they? (PUSH ENTER)
SABER TOOTHED CAT The SABER-TOOTHED CAT fossil was found near Park City. It is an extinct ice age animal.
Helmet Safety Website for more information:
How to Ride A Bike Stop before riding into the street Obey STOP signs Look before passing Use rules when riding with a friend WEAR A HELMET
Planning the Presentation Storyboard your plan Complete research and find websites Create the presentation Check the spelling and save often Practice Practice with the hardware Check out the presentation room
Creating Presentations Bullet pointsno paragraphs Left-aligned text Contrast between words and background Fonts larger than 14 point Font size and color is consistent Use one background Graphics on the side Presenter adds the details
BUST!!!! There comes a time when there can actually be too much of a good thing. I dont agree with regard to chocolate. But I do agree with regard to text and graphics on the screen.
Just Remember: Content and Instruction is greater than Flash and Entertainment
Delivering the Presentation Tell them what youre going to tell them Tell them Tell them what you told them
Grading Student Presentations Create an Adaptable Multimedia Rubric: State content standards Content requirements Group participation requirements Presentation development requirements Delivery of presentation
Lets Create Slides Design Templates Text Graphics and Sound Custom Animation Printing Options