Administrators Tech Symposium      Tech Tools for Enhancing          Communication         January 11, 2012
Webinar Protocol• Please mute phones or microphones.• Use the chat area for questions. If you do not see the chat bar, cli...
Chilton Reynolds        PD Specialist         BT BOCES         766-3744    cfoley@btboces.org  www.btboces2.org/ptech
Outcome• Describe methods to enhance communication  with faculty and staff
Sharing Your Presentations             With Your Staff• PowerPoint  – Create a video narration of the slides  – Post the s...
Sharing Your Presentations             With Your Staff• Online Presentation Resources (Prezi, Glogster,  ect.)  – Embed in...
Creating Video from PowerPoint• Materials Needed:  – PowerPoint Presentation loaded on your    computer  – Microphone  – S...
Creating Video from PowerPoint
Creating Video from PowerPointPlug in your microphone, and click “Set Microphone Level…”
Creating Video from PowerPoint                                               Good                                         ...
Creating Video from PowerPointClick OK to begin recording your presentation.
Creating Video from PowerPoint• Once you click OK, the PowerPoint  presentation begins.• Go through the presentation just ...
Creating Video from PowerPoint• When you finish the presentation:• Make sure to click Save so that the slide times  are ke...
Creating Video from PowerPoint• The times appear below the slides in Slide  Sorter View.
Creating Video from PowerPoint• In Normal View any slide with a narration will have a  microphone icon in the lower right ...
Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save vs. Save As  – If click Save, then will save in the current file.  – If click Save As...
Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save As Options:
Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save As Options:
PowerPoint Presentation – This will save thepresentation with a new name with the narration. Staffwill have to click on Sl...
Sharing PowerPoint with Narration:         Sending to Staff as E-mail• Save As: PowerPoint Show• Send As: E-mail attachmen...
Sharing PowerPoint with Narration:        Post the Video Online• Save As: PowerPoint Show• Add the file to your website as...
Sharing PowerPoint with Narration:        Post the Video Online• File on page as an attachment:
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• If you don’t need narration, can add the  presentati...
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Slideshare – www.slideshare.net
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Required Information  for free account:  – Username,...
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Once logged in, you can upload the  presentation to ...
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Click Upload, then find the file and click
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Sharing the presentation once it is online• 2 option...
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Option #1 – Share the link
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Option #1 – Share the link
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Option #2 – Embed the presentation
Sharing PowerPoint without Narration:      Post the Slideshow Online• Option #2 – Embed the presentation
Creating a Blog• Blogs give you the ability to create your own  newspaper, with articles you decided are  necessary for yo...
Creating a Blog• Terminology  – Posts – Articles written by you for your    “newspaper”  – Comments – Replies left by read...
Creating a Blog• Blogging Resources  – SchoolCenter  – Edublog
Creating RSS Reader• RSS Reader creates a customized newspaper  with different articles that you choose.• Gives you the ab...
Creating an RSS Reader• RSS Reader Resources  – Google Reader
Creating an RSS Reader• Have one space for all of the teacher created  content in your school.• Whenever one of the teache...
Creating an RSS Reader
Creating an RSS Reader
Creating an RSS Reader
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Tech Tools for Enhancing Communication

  1. 1. Administrators Tech Symposium Tech Tools for Enhancing Communication January 11, 2012
  2. 2. Webinar Protocol• Please mute phones or microphones.• Use the chat area for questions. If you do not see the chat bar, click on the green bar at the top of the screen and select chat.• When using the chat tool, you can either send a message directly to me or to the whole group. If you have questions, please direct them to the whole group.• One of our objectives is have you be engaged throughout the webinar. To this end, we will be frequently be asking you to respond through the chat window.• If you would like to ask a question via your phone or microphone, remember to unmute first and please state your name.• The session is being recorded to share with others.• If you can only see the video there is a way to minimize this to see the presentation.• Double click the screen to go to full-screen viewing if needed.
  3. 3. Chilton Reynolds PD Specialist BT BOCES 766-3744 cfoley@btboces.org www.btboces2.org/ptech
  4. 4. Outcome• Describe methods to enhance communication with faculty and staff
  5. 5. Sharing Your Presentations With Your Staff• PowerPoint – Create a video narration of the slides – Post the slides online – Post the video online – Email the presentation to staff• SMART Notebook – Post the presentation online – Create a narrated video from the presentation
  6. 6. Sharing Your Presentations With Your Staff• Online Presentation Resources (Prezi, Glogster, ect.) – Embed in a website – Email the link
  7. 7. Creating Video from PowerPoint• Materials Needed: – PowerPoint Presentation loaded on your computer – Microphone – Speakers
  8. 8. Creating Video from PowerPoint
  9. 9. Creating Video from PowerPointPlug in your microphone, and click “Set Microphone Level…”
  10. 10. Creating Video from PowerPoint Good BadAs you read the sentence, the computer will automatically set the level of the microphone.
  11. 11. Creating Video from PowerPointClick OK to begin recording your presentation.
  12. 12. Creating Video from PowerPoint• Once you click OK, the PowerPoint presentation begins.• Go through the presentation just as you normally would, talking into the microphone as you do the presentation.• Remember to talk slowly!• The narration will be recorded along with all of your animations.
  13. 13. Creating Video from PowerPoint• When you finish the presentation:• Make sure to click Save so that the slide times are kept and all the narration will occur at the correct time in the presentation.
  14. 14. Creating Video from PowerPoint• The times appear below the slides in Slide Sorter View.
  15. 15. Creating Video from PowerPoint• In Normal View any slide with a narration will have a microphone icon in the lower right corner.
  16. 16. Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save vs. Save As – If click Save, then will save in the current file. – If click Save As, then can rename this presentation as the narration version and still keep the original version without narration. – In Save As, also have different options for how it will be saved.
  17. 17. Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save As Options:
  18. 18. Creating Video from PowerPoint• Save As Options:
  19. 19. PowerPoint Presentation – This will save thepresentation with a new name with the narration. Staffwill have to click on Slide Show to hear the narration.PowerPoint 97-2003 Presentation – This will save thepresentation with a new name and the narration and allowpeople with an older version of PowerPoint to open it. Staff willhave to click on Slide Show to hear the narration.PowerPoint Show – This will save the presentation with anew name and the narration and automatically open in SlideShow mode to hear the narration.PowerPoint 97-2003 Show – This will save thepresentation with a new name and the narration and allowpeople with an older version of PowerPoint to open it. It willautomatically open in Slide Show mode to hear the narration.
  20. 20. Sharing PowerPoint with Narration: Sending to Staff as E-mail• Save As: PowerPoint Show• Send As: E-mail attachment• When staff open the attachment it will automatically open in slide show mode and they will hear the narration.
  21. 21. Sharing PowerPoint with Narration: Post the Video Online• Save As: PowerPoint Show• Add the file to your website as an attachment•Attached files stillhave to bedownloaded andviewed on acomputer.
  22. 22. Sharing PowerPoint with Narration: Post the Video Online• File on page as an attachment:
  23. 23. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• If you don’t need narration, can add the presentation to a website.• This can be viewed online, without needing to be downloaded by the viewer.
  24. 24. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Slideshare – www.slideshare.net
  25. 25. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Required Information for free account: – Username, password, email address
  26. 26. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Once logged in, you can upload the presentation to Slide Share
  27. 27. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Click Upload, then find the file and click
  28. 28. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Sharing the presentation once it is online• 2 options: – Send the link and view online – Embed the presentation in a website
  29. 29. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Option #1 – Share the link
  30. 30. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Option #1 – Share the link
  31. 31. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Option #2 – Embed the presentation
  32. 32. Sharing PowerPoint without Narration: Post the Slideshow Online• Option #2 – Embed the presentation
  33. 33. Creating a Blog• Blogs give you the ability to create your own newspaper, with articles you decided are necessary for your staff.• Creating a blog allows you to write new updates whenever something new or important is announced.• It gives you one place to direct staff (or parents, students or whoever else) about all of the articles/posts.
  34. 34. Creating a Blog• Terminology – Posts – Articles written by you for your “newspaper” – Comments – Replies left by readers of your blog. These can be turned on or turned off. You as the owner of the blog have the ability to decided how these function – Subscribe – Allows readers to have notifications sent to them when you post a new article.
  35. 35. Creating a Blog• Blogging Resources – SchoolCenter – Edublog
  36. 36. Creating RSS Reader• RSS Reader creates a customized newspaper with different articles that you choose.• Gives you the ability to collect information from many different blogs and websites into one place.• When you want to check all of those different websites, all you have to do is open your RSS Reader.
  37. 37. Creating an RSS Reader• RSS Reader Resources – Google Reader
  38. 38. Creating an RSS Reader• Have one space for all of the teacher created content in your school.• Whenever one of the teachers posts something new in their website or blog, it will be collected in your RSS Reader.
  39. 39. Creating an RSS Reader
  40. 40. Creating an RSS Reader
  41. 41. Creating an RSS Reader
  42. 42. Tech Tools for EnhancingCommunication www.btboces2.org/ptech

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