Want to learn how to make a pictograph with Google Slides? Keep reading! This blog post explains how to use the drawing tools in Google Slides to transform a slide into a pictograph. What Is a Pictograph? A pictograph is a graph that is made from pictures. Each image represents a value. It could be […]
Teaching presentation skills to children and teens in Grades 1-12. Tips for arranging information onto slides using Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides. Strategies for effective public speaking.
As you use Google Slides a few times, you can speed up your work by using keyboard shortcuts for some of the functions you use often. Here’s a list of some of the common ones for a PC that you might find helpful. Action Keyboard Shortcut Working with a Presentation Open a presentation CTRL +
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
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. Have Fun with Animation Using These TechnoKids Technology
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
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,
In my previous post, I explained how to use Presenter View in PowerPoint 2016. It’s a nifty feature that, if you have a projection system, allows a presenter to see the current slide, next slide, speaker notes, and presenter tools on a separate screen. The audience sees only the slide. Benefits to Presenter View Speaker
Are you or your students giving a PowerPoint presentation using a projector? Do you have speaker notes on the slides to which you would like to refer? Presenter View is a great feature in PowerPoint 2016 that allows the audience to see only the slide on a large screen while the presenter can see the
Are you looking for bookmaking ideas? TechnoBookmaking has activities for making flip, folding, and accordion style books. Once students have finished making their stories, showcase their work. There are many ways to share students’ books with others. Create a Real Audience for Students’ Books Book Nook: Place your books on a classroom shelf. Classmates can
Bookmaking activities offer many benefits to students. Have your students make accordion, flip, folding books, and more. Bookmaking Activities and Templates Are you looking for bookmaking templates? TechnoKids Inc. has a technology project, TechnoBookmaking, with over 10 inspiring templates. Discover the possibilities!