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Assignment for Computers in the Curriculum Class-Grad School...first try at making a Power Point presentation...

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  1. 1. By ShariLynn Pitifer-Minetti The Power of Power Point
  2. 2. Power Point vs. Chalk Board The most important task for teachers today is to get their students’ attention and to keep it. This can be challenging with nothing but words on a chalkboard combined with simple discussion
  3. 3. Creativity At Your Fingertips The great thing about power point is that the process is simpler than the finished product would have you think Creating a Power Point presentation is something that students at all levels can both appreciate and create
  4. 4.  <ul><li>Using a Smart Board teachers and students can work together from most computers that are equipped with programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint which guides you through creating your power point presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Students can prepare text for pages in a word document and paste them into the pages of the power point </li></ul><ul><li>Together, with their teacher they can add things like clipart, sounds and movie clips as well as hyperlinks </li></ul>As they watch their collaboration come together before their eyes the enthusiasm and energy in the classroom will be notable
  5. 5. No matter what you’re teaching… Power Point brings Your lesson To life!
  6. 6. Power Point vs. Book Report Power Point is a great way for students to bring the books they’ve read to life by highlighting the points that stood out to them and starting a path that leads to countless further information on the book itself, others like it and/or by the same author Check out some great 6 th grade Power Point book reports at http://www.wise.k12.va.us/cms/studentbkreports.htm
  7. 7. <ul><li>Microsoft Power Point is only one basic Power Point program and yet effects like these that are available through it alone are numerous and fun and bring any presentation to life: </li></ul><ul><li>Design Templates to personalize the appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Clip art, sound clips & movie clips (from “Insert” drop down menu) </li></ul><ul><li>Animation Schemes for special effects on text and transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Organization charts, diagrams and graphs with moving parts </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks like those below to more information from the internet that </li></ul><ul><li>transport you instantly </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/how_2062636_add-animation-effects-microsoft-powerpoint.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://vvv.presentationpro.com/powersuite2007/default.asp </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>A great way to wrap up the year is to have students contribute to a graduation montage. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can choose two or three songs and probably over 100 pictures and video clips to create a keepsake Power Point presentation that they can keep forever and share with friends online or on their own computer at home. </li></ul>
  9. 9.  <ul><li>’ </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>’ </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/how_4425510_create-eportfolio-using-powerpoint.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://electronicportfolios.com/portfolios/howto/PPTportfolios.pdf </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Microsoft Power Point </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/how_4425510_create-eportfolio-using-powerpoint.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://electronicportfolios.com/portfolios/howto/PPTportfolios.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/how_2062636_add-animation-effects-microsoft-powerpoint.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://vvv.presentationpro.com/powersuite2007/default.asp </li></ul>