How To Use PowerPoint Effectively By John DavidsonETT 101
What is PowerPoint? PowerPoint is a Microsoft Application, designed to create presentations for any situation. You can incorporate graphics, media, sound, and pictures to each slide to go along with your presentational information!
Effective PowerPoint Tips
Pick Your Audience Before you begin to create a PowerPoint presentation, define your audience! For the classroom, keep it kid friendly and fun…
Pick Your Audience… …For adults it depends on the setting and the information being shared!
Keep It Simple To much information can cause: Clutter Confusion Unfocusness Disassociation from subject!
Keep it Fun!
Use Your Resources! Sound Visual Effects
Use Your Resources… Clip Art /Pictures Media Clips
Classroom Applications Allows lessons to be interesting with all of the PowerPoint tools! Teachers can incorperate real images and sounds into lessons. Allows teachers to put together presentations that can be reused in the future. PowerPoint can be the lesson or an extra supplement to a lesson!
PowerPoint is an excellent tool for the educator. You can make it what you want it to be!