Category Archives: Teaching Strategies

8 Practical Portraiture Digital Photography Tips






Digital photography tips can help students when taking portraiture photos. Today, teens love to take selfies. They understand how to position the camera, adjust their facial expression, and pose to capture the perfect image – of themselves. However, taking photographs of others requires different techniques. Share these 8 practical portraiture digital photography tips with students. […]






Print Speaker Notes with PowerPoint 365 Online






In a previous post, I reflected on the importance of teaching effective public speaking strategies. In preparation for presenting a slide show project, we need to coach students with guidelines and tips on how to give a presentation that will engage the audience. TechnoPresenter is a TechnoKids project that specifically focuses on teaching presentation skills. […]






Research Sources – Know the Difference






Research projects are an integral component of curriculum. Students select an area of inquiry and then they explore to investigate the topic. As educators, we focus on helping students to develop competent research strategies and prepare them for success. Students should recognize authentic, trustworthy sources. They should also be aware of the different types of […]






Do’s and Don’ts of Slide Show Presentations






When students share a slide show presentation they have created with the class, prepare them for success with a discussion of effective public speaking strategies. A few basic guidelines can turn a presentation into an engaging, interesting, and compelling learning experience for both the speaker and the audience. Do Rehearse by yourself, to a friend, […]