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Use relatively basic software programs (e.g., Word, PowerPoint) to write more challenging texts and create graphics to present ideas visually and in writing. 0801.3.21

Links verified on 8/25/2014

  1. Creating a Multimedia Presentation - Follow the steps to make your multimedia presentation
  2. Creating a Power Presentation - handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Effectively communicating with visual aids made simple - a nine-page .pdf document with good suggestions An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  4. Presenting Effective Presentations with Visual Aids - suggestions from the U. S. Department of Labor OSHA
  5. Ten Tips for PowerPoint Slide Shows - create and deliver visual aids that complement and reinforce your message.
  6. Twelve Tips for Creating a Better PowerPoint Slide Show - produced by the Communications & Information Technology department at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  7. Using Visual Aids Effectively - tips for using visual aids
  8. Using Visual Aids Effectively - " most of us believe that a picture's worth a thousand words, and it is - but only if it's the right picture."
  9. A PowerPoint show related to this standardUsing Visual Aids Effectively - a 23 slide PowerPoint show

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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