Get hands-on with classroom games: Jeopardy, trivia + TV gameshows, etc.
- [Voiceover] PowerPoint is a great way to have a toolkit…of exciting interactive games always at hand.…Once you have a template, you can simply duplicate…the presentation and include new content each time.…Let me go into the PowerPoint program…and show you an example of a game that I've created.…As you may have guessed, this is a template…for a classic game of classroom Jeopardy.…So you have several columns with…individual subjects at the top,…and then a series of dollar values beneath…that will reveal questions for your students to answer.…Now the key trick or tool for you to know…when creating a game like this,…is the ability to add an action button.…
So for example, if I move into presenter view,…you'll notice that clicking on a value like $400…will then send me to another slide in the deck…with the question for students to answer.…Now to set this up in a template…may take some time at first,…but creating the effect itself is really simple.…Let me show you.…If I exit out of presenter view…and I move back to the first slide,…
Join Faith Brill as she demonstrates how to create dynamic, student-centered, hands-on learning activities using PowerPoint. If you've used PowerPoint as a book replacement in the past, learn how to transition to using it as a tool, enhancing your instruction with discussion, activities, and multimedia. Get ready to try new techniques so you can embed these new approaches into your practice. This course helps teachers of any grade level, K–12 and higher ed, to move beyond passive teaching with bullet points to teaching with interactive lessons that engage students.
- Transition from traditional use of PowerPoint to dynamic use
- Use speaker notes
- Design effective teaching slides
- Evaluate and revise your classroom setup
- Create activities in PowerPoint
- Teach using games
- Organize your day and your curriculum