Engage your Students with PowerPoint Activities SalamaAlketbi 2010
Table of Content
What is PowerPoint?
Why should we use PowerPoint?
Effective use of PowerPoint in teaching
Examples of PowerPoint activities
Create a multiple choice activty
What is PowerPoint? As a software: It is Microsoft application used to create interactive presentations containing text, art, animation, and audio and video elements. (Starr L. 2000). As an educational tool: Is a tool as Jonassensaid that helps the learners to present their knowledge and share it together.
Why should we use PowerPoint? Captures the students' attention. Presents information or instruction to whole class. Give the chance to be creative. Creates tutorials, reviews, quizzes for students. Displays student’s work. Creates active classroom environment. (Starr L. 2000).
Effective use of PowerPoint in teaching Engagement Stage Oral language Activity Quick Quiz
Examples of PowerPoint Activities
How To Create Multiple Choice Activity Activity
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