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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet

5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it

Death by PowerPoint is a popular term. It’s unfair that PowerPoint gets the stick as there are more than a few presentation tools around. As anyone who has taken the pains to make a memorable PowerPoint presentation will tell you – the secret of the steak is in the sizzle. The sizzle also comes and stops at creativity. If you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas.


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I think "death by PowerPoint" is used so often because so many users have not "taken the pains to make a memorable..." presentation and the concept of creativity might not have even been considered. Not totally sure what the answer is, but I do believe that if more individuals could have their eyes opened to the potential that PowerPoint has, we might be able to get passed the "death" issue. That means we have to get the great ideas to the teachers and  their students... not just telling them, but perhaps showing them...

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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint  presentations

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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations 

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PPT is here to stay. We should learn all of its features and be imaginative in how we use it.

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The 10 Commandments of User Interface Design (Infographic)

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User interface design is more than skin deep. Here's an infographic that sums up the 10 Commandments of User Interface Design quite succinctly.

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Remixing Melville: Moby Dick Meets the Digital Generation | MindShift

Remixing Melville: Moby Dick Meets the Digital Generation | MindShift | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
In a traditional English class, a teacher might assign Herman Melville’s famous novel Moby Dick in small chunks. Students might complete their reading (

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Report: Scrap One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Teaching ELLs

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Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.

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Diversity of Learners, Differentiated Instruction, and e-Learning – Kaplan University

Diversity of Learners, Differentiated Instruction, and e-Learning – Kaplan University | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
Learn about e-Learning design and instructional practice. Kaplan University expert Denis Douglas shares some important insights and information on E-Learning design and instructional practices.
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Blending Common Core and TESOL standards for ELLs

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

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Karen Larson's curator insight, February 13, 2013 11:53 PM

Great for ELA centers, blended learning classrooms or at-home reinforcment.

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Integrating iPad Apps into High School Content - LiveBinder

This is a collection of skills and lessons and the apps that support the learning. See, lists of

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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding

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25 Ways To Use Pinterest In The Classroom

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25 Ways To Use Pinterest In The Classroom According To Bloom's Revised Taxonomy

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Amy Burns's curator insight, December 17, 2013 10:39 AM

Impressive ideas for using Pinterest.

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Shakespeare by the numbers

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Mackenna M Geary's curator insight, December 3, 2013 4:42 PM

Alright Students, let's get some facts straight. 

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Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking

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Ideally, teaching kids how to think critically becomes an integral part of your approach, no matter what subject you teach. But if you're just getting started, here are some concrete ways you can be

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Critical thinking is one of the most important, but most inconsistently developed skills that our students can master.  And so, we (teachers) just need to keep chipping away at the "fire wall" between our students minds and our efforts to instill critical thinking skills.

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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet

5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it

Death by PowerPoint is a popular term. It’s unfair that PowerPoint gets the stick as there are more than a few presentation tools around. As anyone who has taken the pains to make a memorable PowerPoint presentation will tell you – the secret of the steak is in the sizzle. The sizzle also comes and stops at creativity. If you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas.


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I think "death by PowerPoint" is used so often because so many users have not "taken the pains to make a memorable..." presentation and the concept of creativity might not have even been considered. Not totally sure what the answer is, but I do believe that if more individuals could have their eyes opened to the potential that PowerPoint has, we might be able to get passed the "death" issue. That means we have to get the great ideas to the teachers and  their students... not just telling them, but perhaps showing them...

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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint  presentations

Progressive training's curator insight, October 26, 2013 3:34 PM

5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations 

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, November 5, 2013 3:08 PM

PPT is here to stay. We should learn all of its features and be imaginative in how we use it.

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​Infographics 101 - How to Create a Viral Infographic ​

​Infographics 101 - How to Create a Viral Infographic ​ | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it

Sharing your infographic online is no different. There are hundreds of thousand of infographics out there. In fact, if you search the term “infographics” in Google over 43 million search results populate. Everything from the latest blog post about infographics (like this one) to different tools and programs you can use to create an infographic appear in search results.So, how do you get your infographic to not only show up, but be shared across networks? Follow the below five steps, do even more research than necessary, and begin your road to virality....


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As we plough through data and prepare to launch an exciting White Paper and associated infographic  on decision making this is a great find .... here's to it going viral!

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Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain

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What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic?

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ASCD Express 8.02 - Strategies for Teaching English Learners and Students with Learning Disabilities

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Slaves to an outdated concept of history teaching - The Guardian

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Slaves to an outdated concept of history teaching
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How to engage learners is all about imagination, thinking skills, being a detective, enjoying blood and gore and yes, having fun. But we face real problems with limited time and ...
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The Education Alliance: Teaching Diverse Learners -- Language Support Strategies

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This is a good general overview of strategies for working with ELLs


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English Language Learners - Videos, Articles, Resources, Experts

English Language Learners - Videos, Articles, Resources, Experts | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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English Language Learners | Hot Topics in Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org

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The population of English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. public schools is growing quickly.
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10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics - Edudemic

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics - Edudemic | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That's been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics?

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Many good suggestions.

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Beyond the Book: Infographics of Students' Reading History

Beyond the Book: Infographics of Students' Reading History | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
I'm an evangelist.

A book evangelist, that is. I hand out books to students and colleagues, booktalking them in class, at lunch, and even in my email signature. I want my students to read widely and
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TEDxAldeburgh - Akala - Hip-Hop & Shakespeare?

Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it's power. MOBO award-win...

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Mackenna M Geary's curator insight, December 3, 2013 4:49 PM

Take a look and see how Shakespeare helped create Hip Hop 

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Presentation Tips | How To Be A Powerful Storyteller

Presentation Tips | How To Be A Powerful Storyteller | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
Learn how to be a amazing storyteller with your presentations. These presentation tips will guide you one how to tell a story that your audience will remember

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, January 3, 2014 12:24 AM

Great tips for sharing your stories and engaging your audience.

Alisha Shibli's curator insight, January 6, 2014 4:57 AM

Presentations are all about story telling after all. What's important is how you tell that story.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, January 6, 2014 11:03 AM

Intructors and artist have many tales to share over a lifetime. Here are some tips to remember when thinking about telling those stories.

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Integration of Technology in the 21st Century Classrooms - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Integration of Technology in the 21st Century Classrooms - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Reading & Diverse Learners in Secondary Classes | Scoop.it
Few constructive ways through which technology can be employed effectively in the classrooms.
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