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.

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. 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. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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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. Good luck on your next presentation!

The Mindset of the Maker Educator: Presentation Materials

User Generated Education

During Connected Educators’ Month I did a virtual presentation on The Mindset of the Maker Education. The Perfect Storm for Maker Education. Educator as a Maker Educator. Education Maker Education disrupting education educational reform experiential learning maker education maker movement professional development

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.

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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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! If you aren’t familiar with TCEA , it is the Texas Computer Educators Association and an ISTE affiliate.

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Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

This year educators in NJ, like many other states across the nation, are still adjusting to new mandates related to teacher evaluation and tenure changes. The only way to accomplish this was to become even more present by developing protocols to ensure we are in classrooms each day. These rich conversations were just not taking place due to the pressure-filled environment that has been created as a result of education reform in this state. Be present!

Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

CUE

Why present at conferences at all? […]. The post Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT! Inspire conference connected educator personal growth professional learningI was recently involved in a #caedchat Twitter chat in which the question was posed – “What is the value of speaking at a conference? How does one go about doing so?” ” This question got me thinking (as they usually do) and it probed me to do some self-reflection.

A Framework for Implementing Maker Education Activities Presentation

User Generated Education

I am facilitating two mini-workshops at ASCD Empower 17 and the 2017 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence on using a framework for implementating maker education activities. The educator, using such a framework, becomes proactive in framing or frontloading the maker experiences and in debriefing or processing them to increase the chances that learning occurs. The slides for my session: Maker Education experiential learning maker education reflection reflective practice STEAM STE

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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Bringing World Class Presentations Into The Classroom With Slidebot

EdTech4Beginners

The booming field of educational technology has opened up new possibilities for teachers to narrow the current disconnect between ideas and the expression of those ideas. 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.

15 Simple Tricks To Improve Your Presentation Skills

EmergingEdTech

Teacher's “present” often, but presenting outside of the classroom is a different situation. Educators AND students can use these tips to help make the most of these opportunities! Presentation tools

Check out this great app / website, perfect for creating exciting presentations.

EdTech4Beginners

Haiku Deck is a great website and app, great for creating presentations. Have a look at my video tutorial to find out how to use it: Here is an example of one that a pupil in my class made for their topic work on coasts: Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that’s simple, beautiful and fun. Tagged: edtech , education , learning , presentation , teaching , tech , tech tools , technology.

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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. Episode 122 – 3 Ways to hack presentations. But today for edtech tool Tuesday we’re talking about three ways to present to 21st century students, so we are hacking those lame, boring presentations that some of us, yes, even me, I have given. So, James, what can we do to be better presenters?

Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features

Educational Technology Guy

Prezi is a very cool presentation tool that allows you to create zooming presentations with images, text, video and animations. It has a thriving educational community and is easy to use. With this, you can deliver and watch the presentations in real time. Your audience (students) can follow along on their own device and stay in sync with where you are in the presentation. I use Prezi for certain presentations. presentation Prezi

Presentation Trick Innovative Educators Will Love

The Innovative Educator

Here’s a trick that will come in handy for innovative educators who have times when it becomes helpful to have lots of tabs easily accessible.

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.

The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

This post is written as part of Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education. 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. Education News & Trends StudentsFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Emaze - beautiful web based presentation app

Educational Technology Guy

Emaze is a free, online presentation tool that is easy to use and has some beautiful features. You sign in, select one of their amazing templates, create your presentation, and share it. The presentations are created in HTML5 so they are available on any web-enabled device. Presentations can be traditional slides, videos or even 3D. You can create a presentation from scratch, or import a PowerPoint. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Virtually Presenting At The Primary Maths Initiative.

EdTech4Beginners

In November, I will be virtually presenting at the Primary Maths Initiative CPD: “A support network of teachers and specialists representing world-class pedagogy.” Tagged: edtech , education , mathematics , maths technology , teaching , teaching maths , tech , tech tools , technology. education edtech mathematics maths technology teaching teaching maths tech tech tools technology

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TotSplash - organize and present ideas

Educational Technology Guy

TotSplash is a new site that combines online mind mapping and "Prezi-like" presentations. Users can focus on organizing their thoughts and ideas and then the app transforms them into a "Prezi-like" presentation. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. free resources mindmapping presentation Prezi You can share and embed your TotSplashes also. There is a free version with no login required.

CUE Higher Education Learning Network to Present at Global EdTech Academy

CUE

The Global EdTech Academy – a partnership between CUE and Microsoft – continues to provide educators across the country and globally with FREE professional learning this summer. Upcoming August sessions feature several CUE Higher Learning Network educators, spotlighted here: Wednesday, August 5, 11:00 a.m. The post CUE Higher Education Learning Network to Present at Global EdTech Academy appeared first on CUE, Inc.

Screencast Tool Lets Kids & Teachers Create Multimedia Presentations

techlearning

Bottom Line: This is a terrific option that supports flipped classrooms, video feedback, student presentations, and formative assessment. By Common Sense Education. Resources Site of the Week Screencast Video News Lessons Presentation

APPEd Review Round Up for September – Alternative Presentation Apps

EmergingEdTech

Rubric-Assessed Apps That Provide Great Alternatives to PowerPoint and KeyNote Todd Cherner will be presenting the session “Educational App Integration: Creating Tablet-Enhanced Instruction” at the. Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Presentation tools alternatives to keynote alternatives to powerpoint different presentation tools apps ios ipad presentation apps not keynote presentation alternatives presentations on ipad android

The Summer of COVID-19 Presents a Unique Opportunity for Education Companies

Edsurge

This uncertainty is enough to cause an educator—a profession that depends on planning and preparation—to experience a wide range of unpleasant emotions. But educators are a tenacious and resourceful bunch. For companies that target teachers, this is a good time to do some contingency planning as well—to be ready to assist educators no matter what scenario they find themselves in come fall. Education Technology Coronavirus Edtech Business

Presentation Tools that Ignite Student Creativity

Class Tech Integrate

I am an educator who is constantly in search for tools that promote student creation over student consumption. 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. This allows for a more efficient presentation development time.

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The Phenomenon That’s Making PowerPoint Presentations Bearable (Even Enjoyable?)

Edsurge

After death and taxes, the next unavoidable thing in life may be lousy Powerpoint presentations. Each presenter gets 20 slides, which automatically advance every 20 seconds, like watching a YouTube slideshow. But anyone can adopt the presentation style free of charge.

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. One is a 10-page ebook compilation of 20 recommendations by educators for online and mobile device tech tools to use with upper elementary or middle school students. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Google Drive Presentations 5.

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Teach Design, PBL and More With Animated Presentation Tool

techlearning

PowToon Cool presentation tool lets students turn slides into video animations Pros: Presentations look clean and professional and add an element of fun. Create Stylish, Engaging Presentations with Top Slideshow App ] Read more. By Common Sense Education.

PowToon Edu - create awesome presentations and animated videos

Educational Technology Guy

PowToon is a free web app that lets you create presentations and animated videos. There is also an education page. It can be used by teachers to make their presentations more engaging, and by students to create presentations for their projects. It''s easy to create a presentation using the build in tools and intuitive interface. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. animation chrome browser chromebooks presentation Web Application

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Presentation Checklist: 5 Ways to Prepare for Presentations

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators understand the importance of being prepared to give a great presentation to inspire and influence others. Presentation Checklist Have speaker notes on your slides. When I present, I have speaker notes view on my phone. Submit your presentation to the person who requested you speak in advance and ask for feedback. If you are doing this for a class, ask your teacher for feedback before you present.

mQlicker – Create Interactive Presentations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

mQlicker is free, flexible and definitely worth checking out for use in a variety of educational settings. 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.

How Should You Prepare to Present a Multi Hour Presentation or Workshop?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick dissect the dreaded “multi-hour workshop presentation” and provide key tips, tricks, and strategies for your next large conference workshop presentation or school based professional development day. .

Tips for Education Conference Presenters

EdTechSandyK

Photo from Flikr User MattHurst Used Under a Creative Commons License My favorite part of attending conferences like SXSWedu , TCEA , Tech Forum , or iPadpalooza is getting to learn from education colleagues and share my own learning with them in formal and informal spaces. These tips are based on a mixture of my experiences as a presenter and as an audience member. I think these tips will benefit first-time and experienced presenters.