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.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

In the fall semester, students present about historical figures in computing. However, in January, we turn the spotlight on analyzing new technologies with a critical but futuristic eye. The media, videos, and press releases give us an excellent opportunity to move to the leading bleeding edge of technology, where it becomes difficult to tell the difference between the next big thing and the next big flop. A technology may only be used once.

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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.

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. Even though the teacher is normally, the ‘presenter’ in most cases the ‘interaction’ part comes in a verity of ways to get students participating in the lesson.

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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. Here is just a snippet of what I have seen or experienced in the past week: An English teacher having every student in her Film Studies class share their presentation with me on Google Drive minutes after I attended a class. Being present in our classrooms and other learning areas of our buildings cannot be overstated. Be present!

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you missed this article over at ReadiLearn , here are my thoughts about teaching technology in kindergarten: Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology. Kindergartners learn technology fast.

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.

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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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

One legacy of this ground-shift is the presence of school resources like science laboratories, as well as overhead projectors and other audiovisual equipment—early precursors to some of the educational technologies more common in schools today.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. That’s a lot of good news about this massive new experiment in learning through technology.

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! 9 #TCEA Presentations You Need to See! Kasey has spoken at ISTE, TCEA, FETC, MACUL, iPadpalooza, Google Summits, and is regularly invited by Google to present to educators around the globe.

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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. 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. You can share with up to 30 people at a time and it is as simple as selecting "present remotely" and sharing the link it generates.

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.

Kindergartners need Technology too!

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’m off to visit good efriend Norah Colvin over at ReadiLearn to discuss how important technology is even for kindergartners. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. ” Read on… More on kindergarten and technology. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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.

Ways to Learn with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology surrounds our students and gives them a platform to share with a global audience. Technology is how our students learn, communicate, entertain themselves, collaborate, and seek advice. This is why students need their teachers as guides to inspire them to make a positive impact on the world with their use of technology. In the graphic below are 20 ideas for getting students to create, problem solve, and critically think with their use of technology.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

A topic I don’t cover enough in Ask a Tech Teacher is how seniors handle the onslaught of technology in their lives. Older people have always been reticent to adopt new inventions, especially when it comes to new technology. However, the impact of technology on the health and personal life of seniors can be huge, even if they claim they do perfectly well without it. What is the greatest value, then, that technology can bring into the lives of the older generation?

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. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Google Drive Presentations 5. education Educreations free technology for teachers Haiku Deck Laura Candler Popplet presentation tools Screenr Storybird Tech Tools technology Toontastic web tools for kids

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

The How To of Digital Poster Presentations from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Integrate digital research and STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, and Math) by having students create infographics. Use this as a guide and also my slide presentation, Research in the Digital Age , which you can download as a pdf. Poster Presentations has many templates for creating digital posters on PowerPoint that can be printed. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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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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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.

Maine Learning Technology Framework

More Verbs

The Maine Learning Technology Framework describes the key elements and components needed to achieve the greatest learning benefit from a district’s technology investment. The Framework is intended to support teachers, tech leads, librarians and other school leaders in their efforts to leverage technology to improve student learning experiences related to learning targets and outcomes. How they are applying their technology to improving accessibility for students.

Is technology outpacing you?

Ask a Tech Teacher

In considering the question, Is technology outpacing you? , let’s first look at technology’s place in the current education landscape. We darkly predict that the day will soon arrive when technology erases the need for teachers. But truthfully, technology is less a magic wand than a unicorn. The attention and care provided by a teacher — technology may measure it but can’t provide it.

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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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 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 Applications

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STEM Teacher Andy Losik Presents His 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

CUE

When it comes to holiday shopping, STEM toys, that weave science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into their design, continue to be hot. 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.

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5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed!

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed! 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! I’ve embedded all of my FETC presentations in this post just for you. If you like what you see below and want me to come present at your school or event, click here to learn how you can work with me.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Where I’m Presenting at ISTE 2018. Live Q&A: Using Technology to Stay in Touch with Parents (Facebook Live). Panelists: Christelle Pasteals (Instructional Technology Coach) and me. Join us for a live conversation from #ISTE2018 where we’ll be chatting about ways teachers are using technology to stay in touch with parents. Joining us will be blogger Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) and Christelle Pastelas, an instructional technology coach.

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.

Sketchnotes of all 9 DTT Digital Summit presentations

Ditch That Textbook

The nine video presentations were viewed more than 15,000 times during the 16 days of the summit. DTT Digital Summit creativity ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology g suite gafe google apps for education innovation sketchnotesThe first Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit reached educators all over the world with innovative teaching ideas. Thousands of teachers from dozens of countries signed up.

What Americans think of the present and future of science and technology

Bryan Alexander

The results are a bit counterintuitive and very important for anyone interested in technology or education. Despite the present techlash, despite Democrats’ fears of anti-science Republicans and Republicans’ worries about liberal woo, about 3/4ths of us hold a mostly positive views. Meanwhile, even though the techlash is going great guns, the technology companies move from financial and user base strength to strength. education and technology futures technology

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.

8 Lessons in amplifying literacy with technology

Neo LMS

At the same time, teachers often feel as if they’re competing with technology for the attention of students. However, I can see how technology can be both a distractor and a positive factor. Which gave me an idea to celebrate this month by making a case for the latter… Making the case for amplifying literacy with technology. Technology isn’t going anywhere. Technology also enables community-building inside your school or classroom.