Microsoft PowerPoint

Advice on using Microsoft PowerPoint in the classroom. Includes tips for using Microsoft PowerPoint to create slide shows, presentations, animated graphic stories, timelines, interactive maps, and more.

Publish Books – TechnoBookmaking

Laurie’s Top TechnoKids Pick This month’s TechnoKids top pick is from Laurie Gerard. Laurie’s favorite technology project is TechnoBookmaking. In TechnoBookmaking primary and elementary students publish books including picture books, flip flap stories, unfolding riddle books, layer book of facts, bookmarks, greeting cards, and more. What makes TechnoBookmaking Laurie’s all-time fav is how enthusiastic kids …

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10 Things You Should Know When Animating a Presentation

Whether you’re a teacher presenting a PowerPoint slide show to colleagues, parents, or students or if you’re teaching students how to give a dynamic presentation to their peers, following are ten tips to keep your audience hooked! Animating a presentation creatively can keep viewers engaged and interested. Use a variety of animation typesThere are lots …

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Zoom Tool in PowerPoint for Awesome Presentations Part 2

In my previous post, I listed the steps to create a zoom to a slide using the Zoom Tool in PowerPoint 2016. Don’t confuse this, as I did at first, with the zoom slider in all Microsoft programs that lets you change the magnification of your window. This is entirely different. The Zoom Tool automatically …

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Zoom Tool in PowerPoint for Awesome Presentations Part 1

Slide Zoom is a new PowerPoint tool that can make any slide show into an interactive, non-linear, and engaging presentation. It’s also an easy way to make links in a presentation look professional. Use the Zoom Tool to navigate through slides in any order. Or, if you’re designing a presentation for use in kiosk mode, …

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