From Pointless to Powerful: Beyond the Basics with PowerPoint


Session Description: Join us in this hands-on session as we take PowerPoint beyond the basics. The focus will be on using advanced features to enhance the teaching and learning process through the use of non-linear presentation. Through hands-on experience, participants will create non-linear PowerPoint presentations for use in the classroom with features such as screen tips, hyperlinking, Web-based templates, and more!



Session Agenda - Agenda.doc


Pictures for Presentations
MsPerryman.JPG MsGunn.JPG MrEardley.JPG
MrBall.JPG Mr._Thompson.JPG

Powerful PowerPoints - http://www.180techtips.com/16.htm



Web-based Resources


Tech Tips – Guidelines for Better PowerPoints: GREAT site for information literacy information. Presented in a very easy-to-understand format.
http://www.180techtips.com/16.htm

PowerPoint in the Classroom: This Web site contains a tutorial for using PowerPoint in the classroom. It is important that you complete each of the units (1 through 8) in sequential order.
http://www.actden.com/pp/

Dr. Alice Christie's Using PowerPoint in the Classroom: This Web site contains tips, tricks, tutorials, templates, classroom ideas, and other resources for using PowerPoint.
http://www.west.asu.edu/achristie/powerpoint/

Microsoft Education: The site contains instructional resources, such as tutorials, lesson plans, and how-to articles, for using Microsoft PowerPoint in the classroom.
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/

Landmark’s Citation Machine: This free, Web-based citation machine will help you to properly cite references in both APA and MLA format.
http://citationmachine.net/

Pics4Learning: Includes both photographs and clip art, organized into topics, free to use in an educational setting.
http://pics.tech4learning.com/

Clip Art – Public Domain Images: This site contains a list of resource for quality clip art images and photographs that are free for art educators to use.
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/links/clipart.html

Free PowerPoint Templates for Students & Teachers: This site contains a FREE section of PowerPoint templates available for download.
http://www.templatesmadesimple.com/

PowerPoint Templates Created By Educators: This site contains FREE templates and sample PowerPoint activities for use in the classroom.
http://www.vickiblackwell.com/ppttemplates.html

Online Technology Practice Tutorials – PowerPoint: This site contains tutorials, lesson plans, templates, and other ideas for uses of PowerPoint in the classroom.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/on-line_powerpoint.htm

PowerPoint Games: This Web site contains a list of links to downloadable PowerPoint files that reflect popular game show formats. You are advised to rename the activity.
http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/

PowerPoint Lessons: This site includes links to templates, examples of games, and lesson ideas that have been created using PowerPoint.
http://teach.fcps.net/trt10/PowerPoint.htm

Interactive PowerPoint: Links to handouts, Web sites, images, copyright information, citation styles and sounds.
http://techintegration.cciu.org/PowerPoint/#Games

PowerPoint Features to Use in the Classroom: Links to several resources arranged in the following categories: Tutorials, Ideas and/or Class Examples, Copyright Issues, Presentation Rubrics, Using PowerPoint as Popular Game Shows, Multimedia Links, and Other Classroom Examples.
http://www.amphi.com/%7Epgreenle/classpowerpoint.html

Pete’s PowerPoint Station: Links to many free PowerPoint presentations that have been created and available for teachers to use.
http://pppst.com/