Build Stellar Presentations!
1: The Power of Pictures
Teach through photographs.
Explore the following resources. Create a 1-5 slide presentation that
teaches through photographs. Use the notes area for teaching ideas.
2: Search for Existing Presentations
Use Google to locate
3: Digital Storytelling and Simple Activities
- One side of a
debate (dams & salmon) - they provide the other side
- A story starter
(ladybug) - they provide story
- Question slides
- they provide answer slides
- Pictures - they
provide word, definition, reasoning, poem, sentence
Create a slide(s)
that focuses on many answers for a single question:
(reading; deforestation) - Asks a how/why question. What would have
to happen? How has my thinking changed?
(ag & art) - Asks students to connect prior knowledge to new ideas,
what do you think of when?
(math) What if?, how would you? why would you?
(holidays) - What are some examples? What could happen if? How are things
alike/different? What would you predict? What made you think of that?
(role playing) - What's a different way? What about the other side?
If you were a... what would you do?
(pros, cons, clones) - What do you think is most important? Why?
How does this relate to…? How?
Create a slide that
- many examples
(statement, then examples)
(examples, then statement)
- auditory - search
Google such as I Have A Dream + .wav
- motion - search
Google such as Tornado + .mov
Use variety in presentation:
- Use Google to
- Question &
- nature, leadership, dream
7: Practice and Interaction
- Create a game.
- Use a template.
Template - Download the Jeeparty PowerPoint
Template by Cary Harr - PPT file
- Build an interactive
- Design a practice
- Build a PowerQuest
8: Step-by-Step Instruction
Add a screen dump
to your presentation.
- Select the screen
you wish to copy.
- If you're copying
a website, enlarge the text first.
- Press Control-Apple-Shift-4.
- Select the area
of the screen using the cross-hares.
- Go to your presentation.
- Pull down the
Edit menu, select Paste.
Resources for Purchase
Publishing Materials - PowerPack, Templates