Tag archives for PowerPoint

  1. Making PowerPoint More Powerful

    PowerPoint has always been my presentation tool of choice.  I have explored many others and enjoy the different effects, but I always return to PowerPoint.  Being the “Grand Dame” of presentation tools, PowerPoint has been a tool a novice can use, but has also has many possibilities for the advanced user.  Many of the effects […]

  2. Empower Students to Present Creatively!

    Empower Students’ Creativity through a Variety of Web 2.0 tools resources and publishing. Back in the day when I was in school, I was sometimes assigned to conduct research in many classes, demonstrating my knowledge gained through giving a speech, (or presentation) in front of class, or writing an essay. There were not many choices […]

  3. Tech Tip of the Week:How to embed DE videos in PowerPoint!

    Did you know that you can download Discovery Education videos for use in your classroom PowerPoint presentations? In recent years, embedding DE videos in PowerPoint has become one of the most popular uses of our content for student users. It’s quick and easy to do! First, locate the video you want to use, and verify […]

  4. Virtual Conference Archives Posted

    About the DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference Thousands of educators online and in-person congregated together, as the DEN team went house to ‘house to house’ to explore the many digital treats available to educators today.  During this unique professional development event, attendees had the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events […]

  5. SlideShare Does Video

    One of the limitations of SlideShare has now been eliminated.  According to their last online newsletter, you can now embed videos into SlideShare presentations. SlideShare Newsletter January 2009 via kwout  Once your slideshow and YouTube video have been uploaded to SlideShare, you simply pick the spot in your presentation where you want the video to […]

  6. DEN Southern Regional Conference Update Part Deux

    This afternoon we took time to look at things other than DE Streaming.  Brad took us through some nifty tricks in PowerPoint.  My favorite was creating a scrolling bar across the bottom of a slide much like the news feeds you see on the cable news shows.  Very simple trick, but it will have your […]