Power Point in the classroom
Young Learners Workshop
Cecilia Maller A.
General Ideas
• PowerPoint is a wonderful tool for learning
in both a student and teacher-directed
situation.
• It can add a new dimension to learning
allowing teachers to explain abstract
concepts, while accommodating all
learning ...
• Used properly, PowerPoint can be one of
the most powerful tools for disseminating
information ever known.
• Not effectively employed, PowerPoint
could potentially confuse students and
make learning a difficult process.
PowerPoint In the Classroom
What No One Tells You
About PowerPoint
• The web also has an overwhelming
amount of well-written Articles.
www.TeAch-nology.com
It has highlighted some favorite ...
• 2. There are plenty of sites on the web
that allow you to access many types of
different media (pictures, sounds, movies...
• PowerPoint In the
Classroom
• What's Good About
PowerPoint?
• 1. PowerPoint is fun to watch and fun to
make.
• 2. Used correctly, PowerPoint can
accommodate all learners' needs.
• 3. It has a spell-check function! Something
our black boards and overheads lack.
• 4. It motivates students when used in...
• 5. It motivates everybody.
• 6. PowerPoint allows you to reflect on your
lesson and correct any needed changes.
• Finall...
7. Imagine to be able to print out what you
did in class for students that were absent.
Better yet, you can post your
pres...
• PowerPoint In the Classroom
What's Bad About PowerPoint?
• 1. Content can sometimes take a back
seat to flash.
• 2. Computers crash, networks go down,
viruses can plague computers...
• 3. Overuse can bore learners and diminish
PowerPoint's effectiveness.
• PowerPoint In the Classroom
• The Bottom Line
• When it comes to enhancing learning,
black boards are good, overheads are
better, but PowerPoint is the best.
• Once you start your voyage, don't forget to
look back and ask yourself: "Is this making
me a better teacher?" If the ans...
• Technology is a lot of things, but it
shouldn't take the place of well-polished
traditional methods of teaching and
lear...
• PowerPoint In the Classroom
• Learn PowerPoint
• Below you will find a number of sites that
can help you learn the basic use of
PowerPoint. Free Resources For Learning
P...
• Be sure to test your presentation before
using them with your classes.
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  1. 1. Power Point in the classroom Young Learners Workshop Cecilia Maller A.
  2. 2. General Ideas • PowerPoint is a wonderful tool for learning in both a student and teacher-directed situation.
  3. 3. • It can add a new dimension to learning allowing teachers to explain abstract concepts, while accommodating all learning styles.
  4. 4. • Used properly, PowerPoint can be one of the most powerful tools for disseminating information ever known.
  5. 5. • Not effectively employed, PowerPoint could potentially confuse students and make learning a difficult process.
  6. 6. PowerPoint In the Classroom What No One Tells You About PowerPoint
  7. 7. • The web also has an overwhelming amount of well-written Articles. www.TeAch-nology.com It has highlighted some favorite sites in the "Learn PowerPoint" section of this tutorial.
  8. 8. • 2. There are plenty of sites on the web that allow you to access many types of different media (pictures, sounds, movies, etc.) for free. • Try: • www.lycos.com , • www.av.com • images.google.com.
  9. 9. • PowerPoint In the Classroom • What's Good About PowerPoint?
  10. 10. • 1. PowerPoint is fun to watch and fun to make. • 2. Used correctly, PowerPoint can accommodate all learners' needs.
  11. 11. • 3. It has a spell-check function! Something our black boards and overheads lack. • 4. It motivates students when used in moderation.
  12. 12. • 5. It motivates everybody. • 6. PowerPoint allows you to reflect on your lesson and correct any needed changes. • Finally, you can create the perfect lesson!
  13. 13. 7. Imagine to be able to print out what you did in class for students that were absent. Better yet, you can post your presentations on-line.
  14. 14. • PowerPoint In the Classroom What's Bad About PowerPoint?
  15. 15. • 1. Content can sometimes take a back seat to flash. • 2. Computers crash, networks go down, viruses can plague computers! • Always have a back-up plan!
  16. 16. • 3. Overuse can bore learners and diminish PowerPoint's effectiveness.
  17. 17. • PowerPoint In the Classroom • The Bottom Line
  18. 18. • When it comes to enhancing learning, black boards are good, overheads are better, but PowerPoint is the best.
  19. 19. • Once you start your voyage, don't forget to look back and ask yourself: "Is this making me a better teacher?" If the answer is no, see if someone else in your building can use your equipment.
  20. 20. • Technology is a lot of things, but it shouldn't take the place of well-polished traditional methods of teaching and learning. • It is meant to help you- teaching and learning.
  21. 21. • PowerPoint In the Classroom • Learn PowerPoint
  22. 22. • Below you will find a number of sites that can help you learn the basic use of PowerPoint. Free Resources For Learning PowerPoint: • Electric Teacher- A 5 part tutorial on the practical use of PowerPoint. • Microsoft's Offical PowerPoint Site • PowerPoint in the Classroom- Probably the best resource on the web for teachers.
  23. 23. • Be sure to test your presentation before using them with your classes.
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