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Activity 5

  1. 1. How to use PowerPoint Effectively
  2. 2. Tips <ul><li>Be sure the font is a size the audience can read. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you read me from the back of a classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure the contrast color allows for easy visibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor contrasting color </li></ul><ul><li>Good contrasting color </li></ul>
  3. 3. Be Consistent <ul><li>Throughout the presentation keep the same, </li></ul><ul><li>Font </li></ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul><ul><li>Bullets </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide transitions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Keep it Simple <ul><li>Make sure the presentation is a summary of the points you want to get across </li></ul><ul><li>Use as little text per slide as possible, too much text will distract audience </li></ul>
  5. 5. Avoid Distractions <ul><li>Bouncing or flying text </li></ul><ul><li>Fancy introduction of slides </li></ul><ul><li>Unnecessary animations, sound, pictures, or graphs </li></ul>
  6. 6. Know your Audience <ul><li>Make sure the presentation material is appropriate for your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Present facts in an organized matter </li></ul><ul><li>Keep presentation at an acceptable length for your audience </li></ul>
  7. 7. Know the Information <ul><li>Do not just read information from the slides </li></ul><ul><li>Points in addition to what is on the slides will keep audience engaged </li></ul>
  8. 8. Practice <ul><li>Rehearse your presentation before going in front of your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Be familiar with the computer and when to move on to each slide </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>Have a slide that concludes your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>You can even simply use a blank slide to indicate the end </li></ul>
  10. 10. PowerPoint in the Classroom <ul><li>Allows teachers to save and use presentations again </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used for virtually any subject </li></ul><ul><li>Students can use to make presentations to share with their class </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations can be used to showcase student work to parents </li></ul>
  11. 11. Now you know: <ul><li>Keep it simple and organized </li></ul><ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Know your information </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearse </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy using this excellent presentation tool! </li></ul>

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