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Free Powerpoint Templates For Music Teachers

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Powerpoint Resources by Abby Allen

Transcript: Presented by PERSON for COMPANY Powerpoint resources Abby Allen web 2.0 Tool web 2.0 Tool Powerpoint Resources Information -will improve powerpoint design -new templates -music for transitions -photos to bring your presentation to life Definition of web 2.0 Definition of web 2.0 Life before web 2.0 was non-interactive. It was simply a place people went to read information. This web was called web 1.0. Web 2.0 allows people to interact. They now can read and write online. People can now go to specific websites for specific activities (photo sharing). The interactive aspect of web 2.0 brings so much convenience to people all over the world. Information/features Information/features - My favorite feature about this tool is that it is..FREE - This tool will help any computer user spice up their presentation using powerpoint -it's easy to use (you don't need any powerpoint knowledge) -it will make your presentation stand out -you can share this program with other teachers, classmates, or co-workers -this tool gives you templates, advice, photos, and music to bring your presehtation to life HOW TO USE THE TOOL HOW TO USE THE TOOL 1.) In order to use this tool you must download it. 2.) Once you download the tool it will open in your PowerPoint app. 3.) Once the app is downloaded you can go into the tabs in PowerPoint and start using the new features. 4.) You can find these tools in the templates tab, sound, and this source also gives you advice on how to bring your PowerPoint to life. You can apply this tool to the classroom in two different ways. The first way is to make interactive powerpoints that students will find interactive and exciting. The second way to apply this in the classroom is teaching students how to make strong powerpoinls that help improve their presentation skills.​ How to APply in the Classroom How to APply in the Classroom Abby Allen Thank you Thank you

Twitter for Music Teachers

Transcript: What's the point? Case in point... But how??? Download Twitter on your iPhone or iPad! Then review your Twitter feed, Tweet, or comment right from your device! Still totally confused? Send me an email or call with any questions! Or better yet...tweet @mspatricianhfb! #elmusclass What is a Twitter chat? This is the name by which you will be known on Twitter. For instance, my Twitter handle is @mspatricianhfb. All Twitter handles are preceded by the "@" sign. Showcase what you're doing! Student work! Exciting announcements! Reminders for concerts and events! How can it be used in your classroom? Why??? This is a way to connect with others inside or even outside of APS! Use the @ sign with someone's Twitter handle and they will be notified about your Tweet! And most of our parents do too... #musedchat Tweet @ other APS schools, teachers, or central office- @APSArts, @SuptPKM Take pictures on your phone and share them right away! Have conversations with teachers and students at other schools or in different places in the country/world! Shameless plug time! A few music teachers and I started #elmusclass (elementary music class) on Twitter a few weeks ago, and we would love you to join the conversations with your classes! I tweet with my students at the beginning of each class and they love being able to see what other classes have said. At the moment, we are quite a small group, but APS can change that! So do you expand your network? Use hashtags (#) to get more people to view/follow your Tweets! Twitter is a social media platform that allows you to send out quick messages for anyone to see. It is a great way to communicate with staff and parents and it allows you to connect to teachers on a global scale. Social Media is All Around Us #elmused Tweet @ others! Twitter for Music Teachers #APSArtsHappy Twitter chats are short discussions, usually between people in similar fields, that most often focus on a specific topic. For instance, every Tuesday from 8-9 PM, there is an #elmused chat. Elementary Music Teachers discuss anything from MIOSM to recorders to dance in the music classroom- the list goes on! Anyone is welcome, and even if you're new to the chat, you can "lurk" to see what you learn from it! What is Twitter? In my opinion, this is a wonderful way to connect with other music educators in a world where our profession is pretty isolated inside our schools. We barely see each other every year- this is a way to keep our conversations going! Our Students Understand It... Tell others what you're up to! Create your Twitter handle Once you have your account- you're ready to Tweet!! #elmusclass Most people call their network of education connections their "PLN" (Professional Learning Network) You can expand this by communicating with/following other APS colleagues OR you can take it one step further and start to learn from other educators on Twitter via Twitter chats!

Technology Platforms

Transcript: Technology Platforms for the Classroom Intro Intro Education is constantly changing. With these changes, teachers need to to increase technology integration in the classrooms. Why? Why? Increase engagment Increased independence Challenge their creativity Connect with all learning styles Provide alternative options where students can show their understanding Building those 21st Century Skills. What? 21st Century Skills 21st Century Skills As we prepare today's students to be college and career ready, it is important to support our students in learning the skills that will be neccessary and applicable in the real world. Video Platforms Video Platforms Edpuzzle Edpuzzle Teachers can choose and edit any video related to classroom content. Questions can be embedded into the video. Students respond to the questions and teachers can track their responses. iMovie iMovie Students can create and edit videos and presentations Movie can include video, photos, and music Video reports, digital storytelling, book trailers, etc. Re-Cap Re-Cap Teachers can create questions and prompts Students easily respond in video format Videos can easily be shared with the teacher. Presentations & Infographics Presentations & Infographics There are other options outside of PowerPoint that are more visually appealing and user friendly! Canva Canva Free online graphic design tool Web designs, printable posters, blog pages, social media posts, inforgraphics, flyers, newsletters, etc. Available, editable templates or create your own design Popplet Popplet Piktochart Free platform to create posters and infographics Creative design options and high quality images Choose from available templates and edit easily Great for presenting ideas and options to print Piktochart A free, online graphic design app Easily customize photos, videos, and webpages Available templates you can edit or you can upload your own photos Choose from available music or upload your own sound clips Adobe Spark Adobe Spark Padlet Padlet For Teachers For Teachers Peer Grade Peer Grade Peer Grade is a free online platform where students can annoymously grade each others work. Step 1: Create an assignment Step 2: Students submit their work Step 3: Student work is distributed Step 4: Students give feedback Step 5: Student receive feedback Step 6: Teacher gets an overview of assignment scores and feedback RubiStar RubiStar RubiStar is an online rubric creator for teachers. Teachers can download and use an already available rubric. Categories, scoring, and standards can easily be edited. Or teachers can create their own for whatever topic they need. Simplex Spelling Simplex Spelling Interactive Interactive Plickers Plickers I-nigma I-nigma Kahoot Kahoot

PowerPoint Game Templates

Transcript: Example of a Jeopardy Template By: Laken Feeser and Rachel Chapman When creating without a template... Example of a Deal or No Deal Template PowerPoint Game Templates There are free templates for games such as jeopardy, wheel of fortune, and cash cab that can be downloaded online. However, some templates may cost more money depending on the complexity of the game. Classroom Games that Make Test Review and Memorization Fun! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Fisher, S. (n.d.). Customize a PowerPoint Game for Your Class with These Free Templates. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from 1. Users will begin with a lot of slides all with the same basic graphic design. 2. The, decide and create a series of questions that are to be asked during the game. 3. By hyper linking certain answers to different slides, the game jumps from slide to slide while playing the game. 4. This kind of setup is normally seen as a simple quiz show game. Example of a Wheel of Fortune Template Games can be made in order to make a fun and easy way to learn. Popular game templates include: Family Feud Millionaire Jeopardy and other quiz shows. Quick video on template "Millionaire" PowerPoint Games Some games are easier to make compared to others If users are unsure whether or not downloading certain templates is safe, you can actually make your own game by just simply using PowerPoint. add logo here References Example of a Family Feud Template PowerPoint Games are a great way to introduce new concepts and ideas You can create a fun, competitive atmosphere with the use of different templates You can change and rearrange information to correlate with the topic or idea being discussed. Great with students, workers, family, etc. For example: With games like Jeopardy and Family Feud, players can pick practically any answers. The person who is running the game will have to have all of the answers in order to determine if players are correct or not. However, with a game like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, the players only have a choice between answers, A, B, C, or D. Therefore, when the player decides their answer, the person running the game clicks it, and the game will tell them whether they are right or wrong.

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