Tips for using Power Points in the classroom

  1. Use fonts 24 points or higher.
  2. Ensure your slides can be read.
  3. Avoid using CAPS.
  4. Use colors or italics instead of underlining
  5. Use 7-8 words per line and 12-14 lines per slide. Use short sentences and avoid copying complete sentences.
  6. If possible use pictures and diagrams and use the possibilities to animate (show sentences one by one).
  7. Face the students when showing the slides.
  8. Distribute a copy  of the slides to the students ahead of the lesson
  9. Keep the room light on.
  10. Avoid putting students in the passive mode. For example, use the whiteboard, ask questions and organize small assignments/discussion.
  11. Have a backup plan if the equipment is not working.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest  posts

Studying with ebooks

From the Website of University of Reading, november 2023. Reading an e-book allows you to use features that print versions do not have. For instance, you can search the text...

Read More

What is Metaverse?

Text obtained through Bing Copilot (November 2023) The metaverse is a virtual world that combines multiple different virtual spaces. It is a future iteration of the internet that will allow...

Read More

Students as Partners

 Students as Partners—Good for Students, Good for Staff: A Study on the Impact of Partnership Working and How This Translates to Improved Student-Staff EngagementIn the article of Roisin Curran the...

Read More