Do you hesitate to use technology in your classroom, because you don't understand how to use it? Or worse; you don't want to look like a fool in front of your students, because you think that they know more than you do about technology? Then PowerPoint for Teachers is the course for you! This introductory PowerPoint course was created for teachers that feel challenged by educational technology, yet want to learn how to use it in their teaching practice so that they can engage their students.
Through a series of video tutorials and exercises, you will learn how to use PowerPoint in your teaching practice. Your students will be amazed with your Ed Tech skills after you have completed this course.
PowerPoint for Teachers teaches you:
You will also receive:
This course lets you control how and when you learn PowerPoint and its potential uses in your classroom.
Imagine learning PowerPoint on your own terms...
A brief introduction to the uses of PowerPoint in the classroom.
In this lesson you will learn how to create and edit PowerPoint slides.
In this lesson you will learn how to insert pictures into a PowerPoint presentation.
Use the images in this file to complete the exercises in Practicing What You Learned: How to Insert Pictures into PowerPoint. Download these files to your computer for easy access to the file.
In this lesson you will explore how to insert ClipArt into PowerPoint slides.
In this lesson, you will learn how to insert video clips into your PowerPoint presentations.
Use this video file to practice downloading videos from files in Practice What You learned: How to Insert Video Into PowerPoint Exercise File.
Learn how to insert sound clips into your PowerPoint presentations.
This video introduces PowerPoint design concepts. You will find a downloadable storyboard file in the Downloadable Presentaions & Worksheets section of this course.
This lesson teaches you how to use themes to spruce up your PowerPoint presentation.
Learn how to enhance the look of your PowerPoint presentation with these tips and tricks on how to play around with fonts.
Learn how to enhance the look of images in your PowerPoint presentations.
This video shows you how to easily create PowerPoint animations.
In this video you will learn how to add speaker notes to your presentation and how to use them to engage your audience.
This lesson provides tips on how to present. See the accompanying downloadable classroom PowerPoint presentation in the Downloadable PowerPoint Presentations &Worksheets section of the course.
This is the last step in creating your PowerPoint presentation. In this lesson you will learn:
This video shows you how easy it is to create a Jeopardy-type trivia game, which you can use with your students.
This PowerPoint presentation will give your students a good idea of how PowerPoint can be used as an educational tool.
Download this file if you are using an older version of PowerPoint (1997-2003).
Use this downloadable PowerPoint presentation to teach your students the basics of PowerPoint Design.
This file will work for those of you that are using PoerPoint 1997-2003.
Download this presentation to your computer and use it to teach your students how to present their PowerPoint presentations.
Download this file to your computer if you are using an older version of PowerPoint (1997-2003).
Steve Gillis is President & Chief Learning Officer at Net Learning Solutions Inc; a company that creates learning materials that are rich in content, realistic in nature, and relevant to the student.
Steve believes that any teacher can learn how to implement technology in their teaching practice no matter what their comfort level is with technology. His philosophy is that teachers should learn one or two Ed Tech applications, master them, then implement them into their teaching practice. With that in mind, Steve designs courses that show teachers the basics of Ed Tech applications and how to implement them into their classrooms.