Archive For: Powerpoint

Assembly Powerpoint Tips

Ready to take your PowerPoint Presentations skills to the next Level? These 3 technical tips will make your Presentations run much more smoothly! 1) How to start a presentation without opening the file 2) How to go to a black screen or white screen 3) How to navigate to any slide while in the ... Read More

Assembly Presentation Skills for Teachers

More and more, teachers are using technology to present ideas. But using software alone does not mean your ideas will be presented well. How about improving your assembly presentation skills needed to present things effectively. Assembly Presentation Skills Direct link for iPad users

Add Video to a PowerPoint Presentation

You have downloaded a video from AssemblyTube or Youtube so that you can use it in your assembly. You can play this video on your laptop and project it to the students. Wouldn’t it be good if you could have the video run from inside the Powerpoint Presentation. Well you ... Read More

Presentations – Don’t Kill Your Audience!

Many people use Powerpoint when presenting information. However, we have all heard the phrase “death by Powerpoint”. Direct link to this slideshare This negative connection is probably due to most of us having sat through many Powerpoint presentations which are of poor quality. Well designed Powerpoint presentations will enhance your ... Read More

Using Slideshare in Assembly

Have you discovered Slideshare yet? There are lots of slideshows in Slideshare which are free to use. Many can be useful in school assemblies, like this one on Wacky Inventions. Direct link to this Slideshare Presentation AssemblyTube is looking for Slideshare shows, which could be useful in school assemblies. Here ... Read More

Powerpoint and Video: The Alt-Tab tip.

Using the ‘ALT-TAB’ Keys One of the features that Windows gives us, is to allow us to run several programs at the same time. Typically in an assembly, I will have one window with my PowerPoint show, and another window with an AssemblyTube video about to play. Often, I find ... Read More

Powerpoint: The Blanking Key Tip.

Use the Blanking ‘B’ Key: Probably the handiest tip to use when presenting material via PowerPoint is the “B” key. Pressing the “B” key when presenting in PowerPoint immediately puts a black, blank slide on the screen until some other key our mouse button is pressed. This feature is more ... Read More