Why do teachers use PowerPoint?
Using PowerPoint in the Classroom. When used effectively, PowerPoint can really enhance teacher presentations and the overall comprehension of students. It is a program that allows teachers to present their lessons in a more dynamic way than simply lecturing and writing on the blackboard.
Microsoft PowerPoint is an easy program to use and a powerful tool for giving a presentation. Whether your presentation needs a visual kick, tools for collaboration, easy access or the ability to share information beyond the initial meeting, PowerPoint is a good option.
- Definition of: slide show (1) A collection of pages arranged in sequence that contain text and images for presenting to an audience. It often refers to a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. See presentation graphics, PowerPoint and slide transition.
- To apply a slide design to only the slide that is currently selected in PowerPoint 2007, follow these steps:
- Select the slide to which you want to apply the design.
- On the Design tab, right-click the design in the Themes group, and then click Apply to Selected Slides.
- The notes master in PowerPoint lets you alter the appearance of the “Notes Page” presentation view. Enter this view by clicking the “View” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “Notes Master” button in the “Master Views” button group.
Share your presentation with others and collaborate on it at the same time. Open your PowerPoint presentation, and choose Share in the top-right corner of the ribbon when you're ready to collaborate. In the Invite people box, enter the email address of the person you'd like to share the presentation with.
- Click the File tab.
- Click Info.
- Click the View and edit database properties link at the top of the page.
- Click the Custom tab. In the Name box, type a name for the custom property, or select a name from the list.
- Click Add, and then click OK.
- Click the File tab again to return to your workbook.
- The views in PowerPoint that you can use to edit, print, and deliver your presentation are as follows:
- Normal view.
- Slide Sorter view.
- Notes Page view.
- Outline view (in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac)
- Slide Show view.
- Presenter view.
- Master views: Slide, Handout, and Notes.
- Click to select the object that you want to duplicate. Hover over the object with your mouse and press the CTRL key until you see the plus symbol next to the arrow. While still pressing the CTRL key, click and drag the object to the new location.
Updated: 23rd September 2018