Presentation Skills
for geography teachers
Simple design tips to improve learning
Version 2.0
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Welcome to your target audience...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
brand savvy consumer children...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
brand savvy consumer children...
More than 50% of children’s christmas
wishes mention a specific brand name
Insight Quarter...
...who respond well
to good design
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Think about it!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Bad design and
presentation never
killed anyone,
but it never inspired
anyone either!
Take a look at this guy!
Tuesday, 9 ...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
So, our aim is to learn some
basics of good design and
keep things simple,
balanced and above all,
Beautiful!
Check out “P...
Garr
Garr’s book
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Go Visual!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Go Visual!
Use less than
seven words in
each slide.Trust me!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Go Visual!
Empty space allows us to
appreciate what is not there,
& makes our visual
messages stronger.
Use less than
seve...
Go Visual!
Empty space allows us to
appreciate what is not there,
& makes our visual
messages stronger.
Make your image fil...
Let the image tell your story!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Use your image to draw out students
high order thinking skills.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
We are hardwired to
understand images.
Going visual
improves
communication.
Use your image to draw out students
high order...
Good presentations target
students “left brain” &
“right brain”.
We are hardwired to
understand images.
Going visual
impro...
Sample Slides
A good image allows students to think, wonder and reflect on an issue.
A great image can help tell the story ...
What will
this place
look like in
1000 years
time?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
What will
this place
look like in
1000 years
time?
How would he
describe this
place in a phone
call to you,
right now?
Tue...
Explain the events
of the last 24 hours.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
You are in charge.
What needs to go on this plane?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
The
art
of
using
“Builds”
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
A “build” is where we repeat
the image and add more text
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Giving yourself and your
students time to digest
information.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
What will they
need in the next
six days?...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
What will they
need in the next
six days?...
...six
months?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
What will they
need in the next
six days?...
...six
months?
...six years?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Hammer Time.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
..and yes, you
can use humour
to get your
message across!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
..children catch
simple messages
that are fun to
remember!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Vision
beats all our other
senses, so...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Absolutely
no bullet
points!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Absolutely
no bullet
points!
Students quickly tire of bullet points.
What other options do you have?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Absolutely
no bullet
points!
If you have to use
them, save them for
the last slide!
Students quickly tire of bullet points...
Make it easy on the eye!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Make it easy on the eye!
Think about the image you are
using. A good quality image
speaks a thousand words!
Tuesday, 9 Mar...
Flickr
Dreamstime
Morguefile
i-Stock Photo
Sources
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
%
of boys
are affected by
colour blindness...
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
..one child in your class will have a
colour vision deficiency.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Take care to match
colours and backg...
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Take care to match
colours and backgrounds
Take care to match
colours and backg...
simple
Use
fonts
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Helvetica
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Helvetica
Gill Sans
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Helvetica
Gill Sans
Impact
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Helvetica
Gill Sans
Impact
The Holy Trinity!
These are all examples of
Sans Serif fonts, that give
any presentation a
prof...
Flickr
Dreamstime
Morguefile
i-Stock Photo
Sources Helvetica
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Flickr
Dreamstime
Morguefile
i-Stock Photo
Sources Helvetica
Gill Sans MS
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Comic Sans MS?
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Comic Sans MS?
Professional designers do
not use this font, so why
should we?
I See
No
Evil?!!!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Practice before
presenting
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Practice before
presenting
Don’t be tempted to read
the text straight from the slide!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Practice before
presenting
Don’t be tempted to read
the text straight from the slide!
But what about the
detail? Well, the...
Learn from
this guy!
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Learn from
this guy!
Check out “The
Presentation
Secrets of Steve
Jobs”by Carmine Gallo
Some people even
dress like this g...
Absolutely
no bullet
points!
Repeat the slides in your
presentation to re-enforce
the message
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
Absolutely
no bullet
points!
Repeat the slides in your
presentation to re-enforce
the message
Say what you have to say.
Sa...
• Go Visual
• Let the image tell your story
• Absolutely no bullet points (until the
end)
• Use simple fonts
• Practice be...
Presentation Skills
for geography teachers
Simple design tips to improve learning
Version 2.0
Simon Jones 2010
Tuesday, 9 ...
Learn something new every day.
Contact:
simon_jones_2@hotmail.com
http://geographyjones.posterous.com
Photo Credits:
Attak...
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  1. 1. Presentation Skills for geography teachers Simple design tips to improve learning Version 2.0 Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  2. 2. Welcome to your target audience... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  3. 3. brand savvy consumer children... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  4. 4. brand savvy consumer children... More than 50% of children’s christmas wishes mention a specific brand name Insight Quarterly news report: Issue 1 Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  5. 5. ...who respond well to good design Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  6. 6. Think about it! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  7. 7. Bad design and presentation never killed anyone, but it never inspired anyone either! Take a look at this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  8. 8. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  9. 9. So, our aim is to learn some basics of good design and keep things simple, balanced and above all, Beautiful! Check out “Presentation Zen: Simple ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery” by Garr Reynolds . Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  10. 10. Garr Garr’s book Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  11. 11. Go Visual! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  12. 12. Go Visual! Use less than seven words in each slide.Trust me! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  13. 13. Go Visual! Empty space allows us to appreciate what is not there, & makes our visual messages stronger. Use less than seven words in each slide.Trust me! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  14. 14. Go Visual! Empty space allows us to appreciate what is not there, & makes our visual messages stronger. Make your image fill up the whole slide. Yes, right up to the edge! Place your text inside it. Use less than seven words in each slide.Trust me! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  15. 15. Let the image tell your story! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  16. 16. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  17. 17. We are hardwired to understand images. Going visual improves communication. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  18. 18. Good presentations target students “left brain” & “right brain”. We are hardwired to understand images. Going visual improves communication. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  19. 19. Sample Slides A good image allows students to think, wonder and reflect on an issue. A great image can help tell the story in a way bullet points never can. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  20. 20. What will this place look like in 1000 years time? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  21. 21. What will this place look like in 1000 years time? How would he describe this place in a phone call to you, right now? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  22. 22. Explain the events of the last 24 hours. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  23. 23. You are in charge. What needs to go on this plane? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  24. 24. The art of using “Builds” Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  25. 25. A “build” is where we repeat the image and add more text Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  26. 26. Giving yourself and your students time to digest information. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  27. 27. What will they need in the next six days?... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  28. 28. What will they need in the next six days?... ...six months? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  29. 29. What will they need in the next six days?... ...six months? ...six years? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  30. 30. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  31. 31. Hammer Time. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  32. 32. ..and yes, you can use humour to get your message across! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  33. 33. ..children catch simple messages that are fun to remember! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  34. 34. Vision beats all our other senses, so... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  35. 35. Absolutely no bullet points! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  36. 36. Absolutely no bullet points! Students quickly tire of bullet points. What other options do you have? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  37. 37. Absolutely no bullet points! If you have to use them, save them for the last slide! Students quickly tire of bullet points. What other options do you have? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  38. 38. Make it easy on the eye! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  39. 39. Make it easy on the eye! Think about the image you are using. A good quality image speaks a thousand words! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  40. 40. Flickr Dreamstime Morguefile i-Stock Photo Sources Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  41. 41. % of boys are affected by colour blindness... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  42. 42. ..one child in your class will have a colour vision deficiency. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  43. 43. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  44. 44. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  45. 45. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  46. 46. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds If you can’t use colour wisely, then avoid it entirely! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  47. 47. simple Use fonts Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  48. 48. Helvetica Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  49. 49. Helvetica Gill Sans Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  50. 50. Helvetica Gill Sans Impact Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  51. 51. Helvetica Gill Sans Impact The Holy Trinity! These are all examples of Sans Serif fonts, that give any presentation a professional look and feel. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  52. 52. Flickr Dreamstime Morguefile i-Stock Photo Sources Helvetica Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  53. 53. Flickr Dreamstime Morguefile i-Stock Photo Sources Helvetica Gill Sans MS Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  54. 54. Comic Sans MS? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  55. 55. Comic Sans MS? Professional designers do not use this font, so why should we? I See No Evil?!!! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  56. 56. Practice before presenting Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  57. 57. Practice before presenting Don’t be tempted to read the text straight from the slide! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  58. 58. Practice before presenting Don’t be tempted to read the text straight from the slide! But what about the detail? Well, the slide should lead to the worksheet, or textbook, so pupils can learn more. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  59. 59. Learn from this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  60. 60. Learn from this guy! Check out “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs”by Carmine Gallo Some people even dress like this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  61. 61. Absolutely no bullet points! Repeat the slides in your presentation to re-enforce the message Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  62. 62. Absolutely no bullet points! Repeat the slides in your presentation to re-enforce the message Say what you have to say. Say it simply. Say it again! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  63. 63. • Go Visual • Let the image tell your story • Absolutely no bullet points (until the end) • Use simple fonts • Practice before presenting Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  64. 64. Presentation Skills for geography teachers Simple design tips to improve learning Version 2.0 Simon Jones 2010 Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  65. 65. Learn something new every day. Contact: simon_jones_2@hotmail.com http://geographyjones.posterous.com Photo Credits: Attak flickr iStockphoto moffit.moffit zipdesign Tuesday, 9 March 2010

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