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.

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.

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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.

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.

5 Best Online Presentation Tools for the Classroom

TeacherCast

Are you being efficient with the way you do your presentations? These 5 presentation tools are my most used and favorite ways to help my students. Friends of TeacherCast Presentation Tools

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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.

Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through these exciting events, students can see first-hand the ’real world’ applications of what they are learning in the classroom.”.

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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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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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Sparking Inquiry in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Below is a version of a resource that can be found in Chapter 4 of Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms. In a disruptive world, preparing students for the present and future relies on fostering inquiry in the classroom. As a kid, I loved nature.

Panel Presentations: Connect Students with a Real Audience

Catlin Tucker

In addition to connecting students to an online audience, I also invite community members, parents, and other students into our classroom regularly. I realize presenting for an actual audience is a daunting task, but it is also a crucial life skill. I find it interesting that most teachers at the secondary level do not ask parents to come into the classroom to help out. It was interesting to see them prepare for this presentation.

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.

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. Take the template for the Google presentation here.

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)!].

Kasey’s TCEA & IDEAcon 2021 Presentations and Resources

Shake Up Learning

The post Kasey’s TCEA & IDEAcon 2021 Presentations and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’ve attended and presented for many years. Kasey’s #TCEA & #IDEAcon 2021 Presentations and Resources. The Google Classroom Master Class (reg. $99).

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.

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What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Tennille Johnston Share What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year. Johnston’s classroom at [link]. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s episode focuses on the realities of hybrid teaching.

Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

” She played the role of the teacher and I played the role of the student as we shared what various actions look like on both sides of the dynamic relationship between students and teachers in Google Classroom.

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Classroom Activities for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Each team builds a case to address the particular environmental concern they consider to be the most critical by researching, building a convincing argument, and then presenting it to their audience. Presentations are voted on my fellow students to determine who will be awarded the grant.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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)!].

Guide for Setting Up Virtual Guest Speakers in the Classroom

EmergingEdTech

Collaboration & Brainstorming Making the case for Education Technologies Presentation tools _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsOne of the most interesting aspects of edtech is not necessarily the technology itself.

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.

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.

9 Tips for Planning Difficult Conversations in the Classroom

Waterford

The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at Indiana University Bloomington suggests presenting these goals to your students at the beginning of the conversation. Provide classroom rules as a framework for the discussion.

SlidePresenter - free online multimedia presentations

Educational Technology Guy

SlidePresenter is an online presentation service. It has a free account that is full-featured and the service allows you to create videos that are synced with PowerPoint presentations. SlidePresenter can be used to create presentations for use by educators in the classroom that can then be reviewed by students at a later date for review or reinforcement or to create training sessions that people can view on their own time.

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.

Creating Fun Family & Classroom Experiences for Kids Online

The CoolCatTeacher

Sandi presented at ISTE last year, sharing her findings on brain research as it relates to tech use in the classroom. For more of Sandi’s fun classroom and personal products, visit her at www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sandi-Johnson.

BattleDeck-- Presentation Game #flipcon15

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I learned about Battle Deck at #flipcon15 during a hilarious segment where participants gave an off-the-cuff-presentation on the theme of Flipping the Prom using a never-before-seen-but-preselected-by-the-game-master slide deck. battledeck face off game 2 min presentations with slides that have never been seen before. vote on best presentation #flipcon15 — Kate Baker (@KtBkr4) July 15, 2015 FUN! So I wonder how to bring this in to my classroom.