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Technology Workshop at Ava High School

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  1. 2. How to use PowerPoint to grab attention instead of letting it fly out the window.
  2. 3. The long tradition of lecture
  3. 4. How do we teach? Coherent concept in the mind of the instructor Concept broken down into parts Concept re-constructed in the mind of the student (Not always correct)
  4. 5. How do students learn? Sensory Inputs - Acoustic - Visual Perception Filter Working Memory (Limit 7-9 chunks) Storing Retrieving Long term memory Feedback loop for perception filter: previous knowledge preferences bias misconceptions
  5. 6. Technology Used
  6. 7. Technology provided
  7. 9. What is the purpose? <ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. Death By PowerPoint!
  9. 13. Finding a PowerPoint NOW! <ul><li>Google pre-made PowerPoints (use ppt) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to a Slide Sharing site! </li></ul>But what if the PowerPoint you find is a “traditional” PowerPoint?
  10. 14. Modify the slide!
  11. 15. Animation and Imagery
  12. 16. Insert Word Art
  13. 17. Insert Word Art
  14. 18. Insert Word Art
  15. 20. Search again….
  16. 21. To add sound…
  17. 23. <ul><li>Then go to </li></ul><ul><li>Select the tab “Download Video” and paste the URL ( in this case it is ) of the video into the first window. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the format (avi works in powerpoint) </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your email </li></ul><ul><li>Click convert </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK on the window that tells you what it will do. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave the window open till it is done uploading. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for the email and follow the instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>For instructions on inserting video go to </li></ul>
  18. 24. References <ul><li>TEACHERS PERCEPTIONS of TECHNOLOGY USE in the CLASSROOM </li></ul><ul><li>Berhane Teclehaimanot, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Curriculum & Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>University of Toledo </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 25. Now we share…
  20. 26. Link it to your website…