Speed Presentations: Help Students Improve Presentation Skills Rapidly

The CoolCatTeacher

Rob Donatelli on episode 543 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Presentation skills are an essential skill for students to master. Robert Donatelli has a solution: speed presentations. Learn how to use this technique to help students improve their presentation skills. Listen to Rob Donatelli Share About Speed Presentations Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

Guest post: 3 Ways to Make Classroom Presentations More Engaging

EdTech4Beginners

Classroom presentations come with many challenges–not the least of which is keeping your students engaged long enough to teach the lesson! New technology creates many opportunities to spruce up your presentations and keep students captivated, so the trick is simply to figure out which methods will work best for you. . In this article, I will explain three ways to make classroom presentations more engaging for students of all ages.

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Today is the Present

The CoolCatTeacher

Today is our present. Be Present in Today. ” Today is our present. People of action make today their present. ” Today Is Our Present. Be kind to the children in your classroom. Today is our present. The post Today is the Present appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Living life to the fullest every day.

3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant

The CoolCatTeacher

Today James Sturtevant @jamessturtevant helps us hack our classroom presentations. 3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant. I use their student information system and learning management system but do you know they have brought it together in one unified classroom? Episode 122 – 3 Ways to hack presentations. So, James, what can we do to be better presenters? Idea #1: Use Presentation Zen Techniques from Garr Reynolds.

Bringing World Class Presentations Into The Classroom With Slidebot

EdTech4Beginners

SlideBot brings the types of presentations that you see at global conferences, such as TED and SXSW, into the classroom. If you look at the slides used in these types of presentations, they tend to have the same characteristics: they are simple, predominantly image-based, and contain minimal text. The simplicity of these presentations means that the students are not falling into the age-old trap of reading the slides instead of focusing on what the teacher/lecturer is saying.

5 Interactive Presentations Ideas that will Engage Students

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore how to build interactive presentations that will engage students and use technology integration to create interactive learning environments. Students today expect the classroom to be both educational and enjoyable at the same time. Interactive presentations help engage students by having them participate in the lessons instead of passively listening to lectures. Technological Aid in Interactive Presentations.

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Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

There is no better way to get the pulse of a school as a leader than to be in classrooms. It has resulted in my administrative team and I being in classrooms more often and regularly. Working together we are not only getting into more classrooms, but we have also developed a streamlined process using shared documents in Google Drive. The only way to accomplish this was to become even more present by developing protocols to ensure we are in classrooms each day.

How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

The CoolCatTeacher

In the fall semester, students present about historical figures in computing. This unit teaches about new technology, some basic CS concepts, research skills, plagiarism, verification of sources, and presentation skills. See “ How Iron Chef Lesson Plans Make Cooperative Learning Fun “ In this assignment, students will quickly select a technology and an accompanying video and resource to prepare a presentation for the class.

5 fun presentation tools for end-of-year projects

eSchool News

Class presentations can be a great way for students to synthesize knowledge, practice public speaking, and interact with their classmates. and the presentations themselves can become repetitive and formulaic. Multimedia presentation tools can reduce student anxiety by encouraging a creative approach that not only builds design and tech skills but also can turn an intimidating final assignment into a fun experience.

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How to Hold Effective Classroom Discussions

Waterford

Classroom discussions can be one of the best ways to boost student engagement. In this article, we’ll go over why classroom discussions are important and introduce a few techniques to help you supercharge discussions with your students. Importance of Strong Classroom Discussions.

Create Short Animated Presentations (and Maintain Student Privacy) with Tellagami

EmergingEdTech

Create Quick, Easy Avatar-Animated Videos With This Free SmartPhone App Nick Combs will be presenting pre-conference workshop, “Teaching with the iPad Grades K-6” and the breakout session “Creation. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Review: ViewSonic PS501X Casts Big Presentations for Small Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Access to a high-quality projector can be a huge benefit for K–12 classrooms. That’s particularly true at a time when, to accommodate physical distancing needs, classes and meetings may occur in spaces other than traditional classrooms.

January 2020 Guide: Multimedia Presentation Systems

eSchool News

We are excited to bring you the fourth in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Ancillary Guides apps classroom classrooms district eSchool News Funding grants Grants and Funding instruction learning learning apps news resources robotics school

Microsoft Zoom Could Put More Pep into Classroom Presentations

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez New PowerPoint tool has the potential to make slideshow presentations interactive and engaging. Classroom Curriculum Software Upgrades

9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See!

Shake Up Learning

The post 9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See! 9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See! I have nine TCEA Presentations that I want to share with you this week! My presentations are loaded with ideas, tips, tricks, freebies and more! 10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know. 9 #TCEA Presentations You Need to See! Author of Shake Up Learning and The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom. The post 9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See!

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The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Four perfect examples of students who have gotten this type of gift were in my classroom today. I believe that you can trace their engagement back to those “one presents” they got. These aren’t the only four, but they are perfect examples of kids who have received that “one” kind of present. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate. They are sponsoring this post, and since some of their most popular courses are on the topic of classroom management, they asked me to create a resource for helping teachers with classroom management.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? In a time where digital devices are ever-present, it is difficult for kids to not be influenced by them. In a classroom, on average, children check on their phones 11 times a day. Text messaging between students, in a classroom, disturbs the atmosphere.

Secret to Fixing BAD Classroom Presentations!

Cycles of Learning

Although a powerful way of forcing awareness of an information gap on various topics and bringing, "real life" problem solving to the classroom, this process also forces students to confront their fear of public speaking and ability to create a concise, clear, and engaging presentation to their peers. In the past I leveraged student presentations sparingly. Then it hit me.Don's presentation was the RUBRIC I WAS LOOKING FOR!

15 Simple Tricks To Improve Your Presentation Skills

EmergingEdTech

Teacher's “present” often, but presenting outside of the classroom is a different situation. Presentation toolsEducators AND students can use these tips to help make the most of these opportunities! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

Alice Keeler and Vicki Davis demo both sides of Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As so many of us schools are having to move quickly to Google Classroom, Alice Keeler sat down with me recently to do what we’re calling a “duo demo.”

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Review: ViewSonic PS501X Casts Big Presentations for Small Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Access to a high-quality projector can be a huge benefit for K–12 classrooms. That’s particularly true at a time when, to accommodate physical distancing needs, classes and meetings may occur in spaces other than traditional classrooms. A projector supports multimedia presentations and the use of learning apps in a shared and collaborative environment.

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom. The post How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Presentation Tools that Ignite Student Creativity

Class Tech Integrate

For years PowerPoint, Prezi, and Google Slides have been the "go to" presentation tools that allow for some student creation in the classroom. There are many free online presentation tools out there, but I am going to highlight a couple that your students can use to create with. Adobe Spark Example of a Adobe Spark Web Story Spark offers 3 different presentation types: Social Media Posts, Web Stories (similar to a PowerPoint), and Videos.

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mQlicker – Create Interactive Presentations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

mQlicker for Interactive Presentations mQlicker is a useful tool that allows presenters to engage audiences in the classroom, during professional development or via online presentations. From a presenter’s perspective, mQlicker goes beyond traditional audience polling options to collect many different types of useful information. mQlicker allows presenters to do more than just check the pulse of their audience.

Conflict Resolution Techniques You Can Use in Your Classroom

Waterford

Conflict: It’s great for drama, and an inescapable part of human progress, but it can make for fraught situations in the classroom. Conflict can happen even in the most supportive, positive, and open classrooms, disrupting your students’ ability to learn.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration

I recently submitted a piece to my friend, Laura Candler, for inclusion of her new eBook: 20 Terriffic Presentation Tech Tools for Kids. What I really like about this collection of resources is that they include the teacher''s voice of how the tool can be used within the classroom. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Google Drive Presentations 5.

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Transforming Our Classrooms – Ignite Presentation

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Here is an Ignite presentation that I did in Delta on January 2oth, 2016, titled ‘ Transforming Our Classrooms’ It is based on the presentation ‘ 7 Ways to Transform Your Classroom ‘, but squeezed into less than 5 minutes, after I describe what our team has been working on at Inquiry Hub Secondary School over the last three and a half years.

Guest post: The Classroom Goes Hybrid

EdTech4Beginners

Faced with a future where they’ll have to often switch between classroom-based education and at-home learning, schools and universities have to prepare for a system that can support both. The Hybrid Classroom Strategy. The hybrid classroom is an educational strategy that combines online digital teaching with traditional classroom methods. Using these platforms, teachers can create and present content. education edtech hybrid classroom teaching

Haiku Deck - free web app for creating inspiring presentations

Educational Technology Guy

Haiku Deck is a great, free, presentation tool available on the web or as an iOS app. This follows best practices for presentations (getting rid of the bullet points and paragraphs of text on slides of old). The presentation works like a slide deck - click on the left to go back, right to go forward, through each slide. As you start to type some words, Haiku will look for images that match to help you create your presentation. Try it out for your next presentation.

ISTE 2018: Where I?ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

Where I’m Presenting at ISTE 2018. ISTE Bytes: a 2 Minute Overview of the GoogSmacked Panel (Presentation). Type of Event: Listen and Learn Multi Presentation. Join an ISTE Bytes session to get a preview of future presentations from the ISTE program. Enjoy 2-minute presentations on upcoming sessions. Presenters: Kasey Bell, Eric Curts, Matt Miller and I’ll be moderating! My schedule for the Edtech Event of the Year!

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. After participating in Harvard’s Project Zero , she is applying and using the methods in classrooms and with teachers. Learn some thinking routines and how to apply these valuable techniques in your classroom. How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom. So thanks to NNSTOY for having me to present but also letting me talk to so many amazing teachers.

20 ways to use Pear Deck to engage students

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech ideas for using pear deck interactive classroom presentations pear deck classroom ideas using pear deck in the classroom ways to use pear deckPear Deck flips the traditional lecture by actively engaging students in real-time. Ask questions. Students answer. Want to use Pear Deck in your class? Here's how. The standard lecture has plenty of detractors, and rightfully so.

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Then, Rob gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain breaks. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email. His passions include school leadership, education technology, presenting, entrepreneurship, and coaching. Then, Rob gives teachers five ideas he uses in his classroom for brain breaks.

5 Resources To Make Your Next Presentation Pop

The Web20Classroom

Perhaps you are like me and have to sit through presentations often. You can tell the presenter put a lot of thought into what they want to talk about and it feels like they really know their stuff. The presentation seems disjointed and incomplete. A lot of the work I do has me creating presentations several times a week. There are some great resources to make your (or your students’) presentations really pop. presentations