Spring Tech Tip 5: Type in Present Mode in PowerPoint

 
Did you know that you can type in present mode in PowerPoint? No? Well, you're in luck, because this post gives you a tutorial of how to do that! Click through to read the steps, look at graphics, AND watch a video showing you how to type in present mode in PowerPoint!

I’m counting down to summer break with SIMPLE spring tech tips. Here at the end, we want to mix things up and engage the students, but amid review season, we don’t want to throw anything too complicated into that mix.

Did you know that you can type in present mode in PowerPoint? No? Well, you're in luck, because this post gives you a tutorial of how to do that! Click through to read the steps, look at graphics, AND watch a video showing you how to type in present mode in PowerPoint!I’ve written about a simple website called Learning Apps to engage your students in review and how to insert Poll Everywhere into your presentations to make the dreaded lecture more interactive. This week I’m talking about a very simple trick you can use to type on PowerPoint Slides WHILE you are presenting.

I use this trick for a few different things:
1. Keeping score as part of a review game
2. Filling out graphic organizers during a lecture
3. Categorizing information for test review

I’m sure there are many more ways you can find to use this. But for now, here is Spring Tech Tip 5–

Type in Present Mode in PowerPoint

It’s just a couple of simple steps. I’ve listed them here, or you can download the cheat sheet and watch the tutorial below.
 
Did you know that you can type in present mode in PowerPoint? No? Well, you're in luck, because this post gives you a tutorial of how to do that! Click through to read the steps, look at graphics, AND watch a video showing you how to type in present mode in PowerPoint!

 

Did you know that you can type in present mode in PowerPoint? No? Well, you're in luck, because this post gives you a tutorial of how to do that! Click through to read the steps, look at graphics, AND watch a video showing you how to type in present mode in PowerPoint!
Download the Cheat Sheet
Now, put it in slide show mode, and type away! It’s as easy as that! And be sure to check out the video below.
You can get the game I used as a demo HERE, or as part of a money-saving bundle HERE.
 

What are you doing to keep your students engaged right up to the end? Leave a comment below, and let me know! And be sure to check out all of my other simple spring tech tips:

 

 

 

If you use YouTube video clips in your class, then you know how annoying it can be to start and stop at the right places in the video clip. No need to mess with that any longer! Spring Tech Tip 1 is all about how to set custom start and end times on YouTube videos! It couldn't be any easier, so click through to read how.
I'm back with Spring Tech Tip #2, which is all about Super Teacher Tools! This resource allows teachers to customize games for classroom use and has some integration with Google Classroom. Learn some fun ways to use Super Teacher Tools and about how to use it in this blog post!
We're counting down to the end of the school year with spring tech tips, and Spring Tech Tip 3 is to customize your Google Classroom theme! Students can get bored with Google Classroom, but changing the header to pictures of your students working in class helps keep their attention! Click through to read this tutorial.
My fourth Spring Tech Tip is all about getting started with EDpuzzle, a free app that integrates with Google Classroom! With EDpuzzle, you can shorten clips, insert questions into the clips, and track whether students actually watch the clips. Click through to learn more and get a tutorial for setting it up!
Even at the end of the school year, sometimes a lecture can't be avoided in the secondary classroom. However, you can make that lecture more interesting and engaging by using Poll Everywhere. I give a quick tutorial about how to use Poll Everywhere in this blog post.
LearningApps is a free website that teachers can use to engage their students in interactive reviews, games, and quizzes. I'm sharing more about how LearningApps works and how you can get the most of out of it in my new Spring Tech Tip series post!

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