PowerPoint

Another PowerPoint template – Advantage and Disadvantage Cards

Here is another template I made for teachers to use to introduce the advantages and disadvantages of a topic. It’s based on cards in a card pocket that slide up and down when clicked on. You can slide each card down by clicking on it (when it’s open). I hope you can use it. Below …

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Motherboard zoom-in

Here is an excerpt from one of my lessons on the Motherboard. Instead of just labelling the motherboard, I used PowerPoint, image cropping and the morph transition to create a zooming-in experience of a motherboard with colour-coded labels and outlines. Free copy to download.

Very Cool PowerPoint Stuff

Here is a video I made (as part of staff training at my school) showcasing some of the things that I think are pretty cool about PowerPoint. They include using various Add-ins, the Online Presentation feature and Subtitles. Check it out, I think you may find some really useful tools here as a teacher and …

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Grade 8 ICT – Removing the background of an image in PowerPoint

Seeing my Grade 8’s for less than 1 hour per week. Now that’s a challenge. I decided to teach them some of the cooler things in PowerPoint before we move on to creating “proper” presentations. I created a video to show them how to remove the background of an image in PowerPoint and then gave …

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Inserting a PowerPoint presentation into a PowerPoint presentation

If you use PowerPoint a lot, like myself, you may find that sometimes you have some slides from another presentation that you would like to include in your current presentation. Before you do what I have seen too many teachers do – have both open and manually switch between presentations while everyone watches and waits …

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