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Power Point Macul

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Power Point Macul

  1. 1. PowerPoint Tips Melissa White REMC 13 Supervisor of Media and Technology [email_address]
  2. 2. When Teaching Use It For…
  3. 3. Introducing a New Concept or Idea
  4. 4. Have Students Create a Slide/Slides To Demonstrate Something
  5. 5. Advertise your product!
  6. 6. Use it like HyperStudio with links to another page I have two arms, but fingers none. I have two feet, but cannot run. I carry well, but I have found I carry best with my feet OFF the ground. What am I?
  7. 7. Answer: It is a Wheelbarrow
  8. 8. Teaching How To Use The Online Card Catalog
  9. 9. PowerPoint Can Be Used For…
  10. 10. Printing handouts so teachers and students have the presentation
  11. 11. Illustrating Sound Use a Music CD or record a voice
  12. 12. Capturing Images <ul><li>Capture images off the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Capture images from your desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Capture images from any document that you are working on </li></ul>On a PC hold down your Alt and Print Screen keys. Then in PowerPoint go to edit and paste. On a MAC hold down the Apple, shift and the number three. It will be saved on the desktop. Then do an Insert picture from the desktop.
  13. 13. Book Promotions
  14. 14. Book Fair Previews
  15. 15. Setting Up Your Show for Maximum Performance <ul><li>You may advance the show manually with your mouse, Enter key, or space bar. </li></ul><ul><li>You may use the “looping continuously” option </li></ul>
  16. 16. Use the “looping continuously”option for… <ul><li>Promoting your school on televisions in the hallway and classrooms daily or during an open house </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take pictures of student work with a digital camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post the hot lunch menu and events of the day </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Use the “looping continuously”option for… Classroom and Library Rules
  18. 18. Use the “looping continuously”option for… Events of the Day
  19. 19. Use the “looping continuously”option for… An icebreaker activity that should be done when entering the classroom Class assignments
  20. 20. Things to Watch Out For…
  21. 21. <ul><li>PowerPoint presentations can get quite large. </li></ul><ul><li>Burn it on CD </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize graphics and sound so it fits on a floppy </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Zip Disk </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful Hint: To check size of PowerPoint go to File on your Menu then click on Properties and then General. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Avoid bells and whistles if doing a board presentation
  23. 23. <ul><li>Limit Bullets that come across the page </li></ul><ul><li>You may want to forgo sound that goes with them. </li></ul><ul><li>This can be turned on and off by going to Slide Show on the menu bar and then going to Custom Animation. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Limit your text! Use a Data Projector if at all possible
  25. 25. <ul><li>Don’t read From Your PowerPoint!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Use it as a backdrop to what you are teaching or presenting </li></ul><ul><li>Have it playing in the background with music and pictures to illustrate the points you are trying to make </li></ul>
  26. 26. Clipart Sites <ul><li>http://www.all-free-clipart.com/ offers thousand of graphics sorted by categories that include education, animals, business and entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>http://dgl.microsoft.com/ Over 120,000 items to choose from </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.barrysclipart.com/ Offers quality Internet graphics, clip art, and GIF images. </li></ul><ul><li>http://webclipart.miningco.com/internet/webclipart Includes an A-Z topic listing, Best of the Net clipart winners, featured clip art sites and more. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.desktoppublishing.com/cliplist.html Original clip art and links to many other clip art sites </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Animated GIF Sites </li></ul><ul><li>http://animatedgif.net/ Still a great site for animation, but recently have added naughty and violent GIFS. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.animation-central.com/ Free clip art, animated images and web graphics </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gifart.com/ Over 10,000 GIF formatted web graphics, including 3D animation </li></ul><ul><li>http://bellsnwhistles.com/ A great site to go for free backgrounds, non-animated graphics and GIF-animated graphics </li></ul>

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