Using PowerPoint in the Classroom

ISBN-10: 1412927986

ISBN-13: 9781412927987

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Dusti Howell, Deanne Howell, Marcus Childress

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This volume will provide teachers with an effective quick reference guide through the PowerPoint program. It covers both Mac and PC instructions.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 5/12/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Michael Terc, MA, PD, served as an administrator in the Mineola Public School District. For sixteen years, he served as Assistant Principal at Mineola High School, New York. Before that, he taught mathematics at Mineola Middle School for sixteen years. He also served as principal of the Mineola Summer School Program for two years. During his career, he coached many sports and was involved in a host of student activities. He served as President of the Nassau County Baseball Coaches Association and in 1976 was selected as the Daily News' High School Baseball Coach of the Year. In 1982, he authored "Coordinate Geometry and Art: A Match," published in National Council of Mathematics Teachers Journal. In 1994, he received the Jenkins Service Award, the highest service award given by the Mineola School District's PTA Association. He received his MA in mathematics from Hofstra University, was awarded a Professional Diploma in educational administration from Long Island University, C. W. Post campus. He recently was selected by the School Administrators Association of New York State to receive its 1999-2000 New York State Distinguished Assistant Principal of the Year Award. His most recent publication was The Elementary School Principal's Calendar: A Month-By-Month Planner for the School Year.

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Introduction to Microsoft �“ PowerPoint �“: Directions
This Book Contains the Following Helpful Features
What PowerPoint Version am I Using?
Using the Mouse
Launching PowerPoint
Starting With a Blank Slide
Understanding Menus, Icons (Buttons) and Keyboard Commands
Undoing Mistakes
What Does This Button Do?
Help is Only a Click Away
Quick Review
Creating a New Slide Show
Book Report Scenario
Creating the Title Slide
Creating the Second and Third Slide
Creating the Fourth Slide
Saving a Slide Show
Applying a Design Template
Viewing Slides in Slide Sorter View
Modifying Text
Quick Review
Adding Graphs and Graphics
Adding a Slide With a Graph
Adding Graphics
The Drawing Toolbar
Quick Review
Special Effects
WIN 00 and MAC
All Versions
Quick Review
Presentation Delivery
Adding Speaker Notes
Final Preparation for Presenting
Quick Review
Classroom Applications
Develop a Custom School Template
Adding a Gradient Background With School Colors
Adding a School Logo (Importing a Picture)
Saving a Customized Template for Future Use
Creating a Class/Team Yearbook Slideshow
Creating a Looping Slide Show
Adding Student Narrations to Showcase Student Work
Recommendations for PowerPoint in the Classroom
Application Ideas for the Classroom Teacher
Application Ideas for Students
Quick Review
Presentation Pointers
Presentation Design
Text and Type
Tips for Creating Overhead Transparencies
Design devices
Special Effects
The Delivery
Technology Tips
Quick Review
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