Using Power Point in the Classroom (2nd Revised edition)

Using Power Point in the Classroom (2nd Revised edition)

By: Marcus Childress (author), Deanne Howell (author), Dusti Howell (author)Paperback

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'This book is easy to use and follow, and it has helped me successfully create PowerPoint presentations. It certainly is a good reference tool that will help the novice and will serve as a troubleshooting tool for anyone' - Jim Hoogheem, Former Elementary School Principal Do you want to grab students' attention with dynamic lessons? Wish you could leverage technology to create a learning-rich environment? Now you can, with this updated user-friendly manual that walks you through every aspect of effectively creating and delivering PowerPoint presentations. Key features of this second edition include: o PC- and Mac-compatible instructions and screenshots updated for the latest versions o New tips covering presentation, design elements, and delivery skills o "Troubleshooting tips," screen shots, specific examples, and "Quick Review" sections o Strategies for using graphics, graphs, sound effects, and animation Whether you are new to PowerPoint or already use it in the classroom, this book provides step-by-step, proven steps for creating "Wow!" presentations and lessons.

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Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction to Microsoft (R) PowerPoint (R): Directions This Book Contains the Following Helpful Features What PowerPoint Version am I Using? Using the Mouse Launching PowerPoint Starting With a Blank Slide Understanding Menus, Icons (Buttons) and Keyboard Commands Toolbars Undoing Mistakes What Does This Button Do? Help is Only a Click Away Quick Review 2. Creating a New Slide Show Book Report Scenario Creating the Title Slide Creating the Second and Third Slide Creating the Fourth Slide Saving a Slide Show Applying a Design Template Viewing Slides in Slide Sorter View Modifying Text Quick Review 3. Adding Graphs and Graphics Adding a Slide With a Graph Adding Graphics The Drawing Toolbar Quick Review 4. Special Effects WIN XP WIN 00 and MAC All Versions Quick Review 5. Presentation Delivery Adding Speaker Notes Printing Final Preparation for Presenting Quick Review 6. Classroom Applications Develop a Custom School Template Adding a Gradient Background With School Colors Adding a School Logo (Importing a Picture) Saving a Customized Template for Future Use Creating a Class/Team Yearbook Slideshow Creating a Looping Slide Show Adding Student Narrations to Showcase Student Work Recommendations for PowerPoint in the Classroom Application Ideas for the Classroom Teacher Application Ideas for Students Quick Review 7. Presentation Pointers Presentation Design Text and Type Tips for Creating Overhead Transparencies Design devices Graphs Special Effects The Delivery Technology Tips Quick Review References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412927987
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781412927987
  • weight: 218
  • ISBN10: 1412927986
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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