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

I may move homes one day, but I’ll never forget what I’ve learned living here. Today is our present. Be Present in Today. The past wasn’t all we think it was, so we should learn from it and let it go. ” Today is our present. People of action make today their present. ” Today Is Our Present. Today is our present. Living life to the fullest every day.

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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!

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. So, I start with an “Iron Chef” approach that I learned from my friend Jon Corrippo. You will be working to make a full presentation on this lesson for the class. 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. Interactive presentations help engage students by having them participate in the lessons instead of passively listening to lectures. The teacher plays more of a facilitator role in moving the lesson along and encouraging students to participate in their own learning outcomes.

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Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

The only way to accomplish this was to become even more present by developing protocols to ensure we are in classrooms each day. Even with the seemingly endless burden imposed by state mandates, we developed a walk-through procedure in order to not only know what is going on in our building, but to also better engage teachers and students in learning conversations. A math teacher diligently working with students as they participated in a cooperative learning activity.

Remote Presenting Guidance

The Innovative Educator

Presenting through online platforms requires unique skills. Presenters need to be able to multitask and know how to troubleshoot in the moment. Below are some best practices my colleagues ( ClayCodes , LauraOgando7 , PatriciaPaddock ) and I collected which are helpful to keep in mind while presenting remotely. If a live audience is present, it’s recommended to have the presenter support those in physical attendance and a facilitator support those online.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. 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.

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.

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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Does 2020 present a crucible moment for K–12 education? The answer may surprise you.

The Christensen Institute

So far, 2020 has seemed like a cascade of these moments: from school building closures due to COVID-19 in March to public grappling with racism after George Floyd’s death in June, and to the multiplication of remote and hybrid learning models this fall.

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.

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)!].

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. The post CUE Higher Education Learning Network to Present at Global EdTech Academy appeared first on CUE, Inc.

Learning Counsel to Present Emergency National Virtual Discussions

EdNews Daily

Nation’s education leaders to convene virtually to discuss challenges and create a sense of continuity for America’s learners Beginning April 2nd, the Learning Counsel is hosting a series of eight emergency national virtual discussions, featuring many of our nation’s top experts in the areas of virtual learning and digital transition. According to LeiLani Cauthen, CEO and Publisher at the Learning Counsel, “March 11th marked our first day of the sharply different reality in America.

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9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See!

Shake Up Learning

The post 9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 9 TCEA Presentations You Need to See! I have nine TCEA Presentations that I want to share with you this week! I’m not sure how it happened, or how I made it through all of them, but it was a fantastic week of learning that I want to share with the Shake Up Learning readers. My presentations are loaded with ideas, tips, tricks, freebies and more!

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Review: ViewSonic PS501X Casts Big Presentations for Small Spaces

EdTech Magazine

A projector supports multimedia presentations and the use of learning apps in a shared and collaborative environment. Access to a high-quality projector can be a huge benefit for K–12 classrooms.

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. Education Maker Education disrupting education educational reform experiential learning maker education maker movement professional development

Tech-Savvy Seniors: Myth or Present-Day Reality?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Buying household items, groceries, books, presents for kids and lots of other things can be done from home. More on seniors and tech: Service Learning. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Moving Beyond Word Processing, Presenting, and Online Research

More Verbs

Maine is lucky in that we have both the Maine Learning Technology Initiative ( MLTI ) and NetworkMaine. And yet, with all this access, our data show that students are stuck at using their devices for word processing, presenting and online research. We agree we want students to develop these skills, but by themselves they don’t justify our investments in learning technology and connectivity.

Moving Beyond Word Processing, Presenting, and Online Research

More Verbs

Maine is lucky in that we have both the Maine Learning Technology Initiative ( MLTI ) and NetworkMaine. And yet, with all this access, our data show that students are stuck at using their devices for word processing, presenting and online research. We agree we want students to develop these skills, but by themselves they don’t justify our investments in learning technology and connectivity.

Learn How To Create Perfect Presentation Slides Using @SlidebotEDU

TeacherCast

Learn how to create simple photo-based slides for your next presentation, or educationally driven lesson plans to hand out in class using Slidebot today! The post Learn How To Create Perfect Presentation Slides Using @SlidebotEDU appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Learn how to create simple photo-based slides for your next presentation, or educationally driven lesson plans to hand out in class using Slidebot today!

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Selfies, ISTE Book Signing, Presentations, Poetry Slamming & Giveaways! #ISTE18 Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you’re at ISTE or #NotatISTE on Monday and Tuesday, then you can catch my live presentations, get a book signed by me, and win some awesome prizes by visiting the Buncee Booth 2136! Check out all the inspiring presentations at Buncee throughout ISTE, by clicking here. I will be presenting, “Building Community with Get-to-Know You Buncee Activities.”

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Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The How To of Digital Poster Presentations from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Before students create their digital posters, have them learn visual rhetoric and design, which covers the best fonts to use for easier reading and the importance of whitespace. Use this as a guide and also my slide presentation, Research in the Digital Age , which you can download as a pdf.

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Mindset of the Maker Educator Presentation

User Generated Education

This presentation, prepared for the Global Maker Day virtual conference, provides some background information on maker education, being a reflective practitioner, documenting learning, the roles of the maker educator, and resources. Education Maker Education experiential learning maker education maker educator maker movement STEAM STEM

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. It''s easy to use and there are some great resources on the site to help you learn how to use it. 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. animation chrome browser chromebooks presentation Web Applications

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January 2020 Guide: Multimedia Presentation Systems

eSchool News

Ancillary Guides apps classroom classrooms district eSchool News Funding grants Grants and Funding instruction learning learning apps news resources robotics schoolWe 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.

5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed!

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference , or FETC, in Orlando, Florida. and I want to share all of my presentations with you! So no FOMO for Shake Up Learning readers! I’ve embedded all of my FETC presentations in this post just for you. Shake Up Learning 2018.

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. Often I hear of amazing tools, but I''m left with trying to figure out how the tool fits with the learning. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Google Drive Presentations 5.

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Review: ViewSonic PS501X Casts Big Presentations for Small Spaces

EdTech Magazine

A projector supports multimedia presentations and the use of learning apps in a shared and collaborative environment. 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.

Want to Grow as an Educator? PRESENT!

CUE

Why present at conferences at all? […]. 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. The post Want to Grow as an Educator?

STEM Teacher Andy Losik Presents His 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

CUE

For toys infused with learning and creativity, elementary STEM teacher, Technology Integration Specialist, author, and Helpful Guy, Andy Losik, handled the legwork for you and offers his 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. The post STEM Teacher Andy Losik Presents His 2019 Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on CUE, Inc. When it comes to holiday shopping, STEM toys, that weave science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into their design, continue to be hot.

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Oral Presentations

techlearning

This learning unit helps students become more confident speakers by explaining how to plan a presentation, how to use visual aids, and how to address an audience. Techlearning Resources Site of the Day

A Framework for Implementing Maker Education Activities Presentation

User Generated Education

The description for my session is: Providing a framework for maker activities helps ensure that their use is intentional and that meaningful learning is extracted from these experiences. 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.

Panel Presentations: Connect Students with a Real Audience

Catlin Tucker

I realize presenting for an actual audience is a daunting task, but it is also a crucial life skill. At the end of our design thinking project this semester, students had to present both their process and prototype to a live audience. It was interesting to see them prepare for this presentation. It is a scary experience to stand in front of adults and students they do not know and present. However, the fear of presenting was an incredible motivator. Learning