Using YourProjector in Your Classroom By: Heather Lewis
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Morning MessageDisplay information to get your students started for the day.
Good Morning Class! Today’s Problem: You have 1 million dollars to donate. Who would you donate it to and why?
Morning Attention Getter-Have a slideshow of pictures playing for students to look at when they come in
Morning Attention Getter -Show students a short video to “hook” their attention (helps getkids to class on time)
SKYPEChat online with classrooms andpeople across the world!
PowerPoint• Display notes for classes • Display instructions • Cut down on preparation time • Use for more than one class• Share with the students
Ideas for using PowerPoint in the Classroom• Bell Ringers and Exit Slip Activities• Some textbook companies include a CD with pre-created classroom PowerPoints.• PowerPoint games such as Jeopardy can be used for reviews at the beginning or the year, before a test or state testing.• Modifications for students with disabilities. Teachers can print out the classroom notes so that a student with disabilities can focus on the teacher rather than focusing on writing down information from the PowerPoint and processing everything the teacher is saying.
Ideas for using PowerPoint in the Classroom• Presentations for parents such as open house. Set the PowerPoint to run automatically so parents can watch the presentation.• Student created PowerPoints: Book Reviews. Historical Person Presentation, Flash Cards, Digital Books - students can turn a story they have written into a digital story book, Science Fair Presentations, Group Projects
Ideas for using PowerPoint in the Classroom• PowerPoint games such as Jeopardy can be used for reviews at the beginning or the year, before a test or state testing.• http://www.edtechnetwork.com /powerpoint.html
Model Examples • Show students an example • Model procedures and various assignments • Model expectations• Model correcting errors
Videos • United Streaming (Discovery Education)• http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
Prezi.com• Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. The result: visually captivating presentations that lead your audience down a path of discovery.• Example: http://prezi.com/wxyivaj- 4yoq/martin-luther-king-jr/