Nearpod es mucho más que una herramienta para hacer presentaciones. El formato es parecido - uno avanza de diapositiva a diapositiva - pero la funcionalidad agregada es lo que le da el poder y realmente agrega valor a la enseñanza y aprendizaje. Siempre uno puede hacer diapositivas con imágenes y texto, pero también puedes agregar … Continue reading ¿En qué le gana Nearpod al PowerPoint?
Many times after students have mastered a topic or unit, we want them to share this learning with others--their peers, their families, or even the world. But who wants to watch another boring old slideshow filled with images and text? Your students surely are just as bored with them as you are of seeing them. … Continue reading Let Students Show What They Know
Many times after students have mastered a topic or unit, we want them to share this learning with others--their peers, their families, or even the world. But who wants to watch another boring old slideshow filled with images and text? Your students surely are just as bored with them as you are of seeing them. … Continue reading Tired of Lifeless PowerPoints? Here, some alternatives.
One of our goals as teachers is to allow students not only to produce their work within the bubble of our classrooms, but share their work with the larger community. They need to have an audience. One great way to do this, is to have students publish their presentations. This can be done one of … Continue reading Grow your Audience with Google Slides
After taking a Tech in Ed course in college, I’ve used PowerPoint as something of a photo editor. It’s easy to copy and paste image, text and other elements onto a particular slide, and then right click to “Save as image”. Now you can do it in Slides, too! After creating the image you like, … Continue reading Google Slides: Image Editor
If you’re already used to using PowerPoint, or already have skads of presentations already made there, but interested in making the transition to Google Slides, there is a lovely feature called “import slides” from which you can directly import specific slides from your pre-made presentations. In addition, you can always upload your PowerPoints into Drive, … Continue reading Google Slides: Import
Google Slides makes for great presentations not just for classroom use, but for students to refer back to even long after the class is over. They can be spiffed up, and then shared around the world. Here's how... Publishing Presentations By going to the File menu in the upper left of your window, you can … Continue reading Google Slides: From Blah to Bling!
PiktoChart is a free online resource useful in making infographics. Students are bombarded daily with information on a range of topics. How can they learn to discern what is important and relevant, and what isn’t? Creating infographics encourages students to be strict in their choice of relevant data, and creative in their presentation of it. … Continue reading Tech Resources #4 – PiktoChart!
Nearpod is a platform in which you can create interactive presentations, designed to be shared on student devices. There are two ways in which the lessons can be shared: synchronized or self paced. Self-paced works best when flipping your classroom, or when teaching in a setting that requires independent work. Synchronized is ideal for guiding … Continue reading Tech Resources #1 – Nearpod