Presentation on theme: "PowerPoint in the Classroom"— Presentation transcript:
1 PowerPoint in the Classroom Debbie Meadows and Bonita DeAmicisBTSA InductionUpdated 1/3/06
2 Why Use PowerPoint? Engaging instructional tool Easy to update or changeSaves timeKeeps speaker on topicShare lessons with colleaguesProvide missed lessons viaDifferentiated instruction
3 PowerPoint is Useful For: Presentations to ParentsBack to School NightOpen HouseScience FairKindergarten Round-upInformational meetingsLessons that provide informationSend information before school beginsBack to School Night, Open House Photographs, Open House Presentations, Kindergarten Round-up, Field Trip Information, student portfolios
4 Presentations to Administrators and Colleagues Progress on standards with student examplesWorkshops and staff developmentTeam units and activitiesMeeting agendasClassroom/School orientationProposalsTeacher portfolioGrant Proposals, Meeting Agendas, Classroom Orientation, workshops, web page contentTeacher Portfolios
5 PowerPoint and Students Instruction1st day introductionDOL and DOMVocabularyGamesReviewRemediationExtensionPresentationsBook reportsClass booksGroup assignmentsStudent portfolioFamily albums“About Me” bookScience experimentInstruction, Games, Review, Introduce difficult equations, science experimentBook Reports, Class or group projects, Family AlbumsTemplates for Projects (book report), today in history build throughout the year
6 Create A Story Template Students replace your directions with their information6 slide presentation for title, setting, characters, plot, problem, solutionRequires the ability to “save as”
7 Patricia Polacco Author Report by Debbie Meadows Ms. Polacco writes about her family and experiences.My favorite book is Thundercake.Character comparisonsSetting compare/contrastBook Report 5 slides title/author, characters, setting , plot, conclusionAuthor studyMy favorite book is Thundercake because I like to bake chocolate chip cakes with my grandmother.Patricia PolaccoArtist and storytellerAuthor’s Website
8 Sample Alphabet Book Page M is for mitten, money, marker, M&Ms, and me!By Marie-Claire
9 Let’s Learn About Australia Capital: CanberraPopulation: 19.5 millionSmallest continentMarsupialsGreat Barrier ReefBoomerangsDidgeridoo
10 Inspiration Graphic Student created graphs charts illustrations graphic imagesImport them into PowerPoint!
13 Science PresentationFossils in UtahWhere are they?(PUSH ENTER)
14 Summit County SABER TOOTHED CAT The SABER-TOOTHED CAT fossil was found near Park City. It is an extinct ice age animal.
15 Helmet Safety Website for more information: Send the PowerPoint handout home for additional parent informationWebsite for more information:
16 How to Ride A Bike Stop before riding into the street Obey STOP signs Look before passingUse rules when riding with a friendWEAR A HELMETThis slide is a little full, for a full presentation, put one rule on each slide. Use graphics to demonstrate each rule.
18 Planning the Presentation Storyboard your planComplete research and find websitesCreate the presentationCheck the spelling and save oftenPracticePractice with the hardwareCheck out the presentation room
19 Creating Presentations Bullet points—no paragraphsLeft-aligned textContrast between words and backgroundFonts larger than 14 pointFont size and color is consistentUse one backgroundGraphics on the sidePresenter adds the details
20 BUST!!!!There comes a time when there can actually be too much of a good thing.I don’t agree with regard to chocolate.But I do agree with regard to text and graphics on the screen.
21 Content and Instruction is greater than Flash and Entertainment Just Remember:Content and Instructionis greater thanFlash and Entertainment
22 Delivering the Presentation Tell them what you’re going to tell themTell themTell them what you told them
23 Grading Student Presentations Create an Adaptable Multimedia Rubric:State content standardsContent requirementsGroup participation requirementsPresentation development requirementsDelivery of presentationState content standards,include technologyGroup or individual you decideHow should the presentation look?Number of slides, graphics, transitions, bells and whistlesSpelling and grammar counts, storyboard is criticalDelivery: eye contact, audible, fluent speech, gestures, movement and enthusiasm
24 Let’s Create Slides Design Templates Text Graphics and Sound Custom AnimationPrinting Options