15 Presentation Project Ideas and the EdTech Tools that Support Them

Episode 39 Student Presentations

GotTechED the Podcast

Episode #39 – 15 Presentation Project Ideas and the EdTech Tools that Support Them

In this episode of GotTechED the Podcast we discuss:

  • The benefits of student presentations
  • EdTech Tools that enhance presentations
  • Student Presentation Project Ideas

 

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Segment 1: Why use student presentations in your classroom?

  • Students should learn to get good at (and enjoy) public speaking
  • Extremely powerful learning happens when you have to teach something to someone else
  • Good for task-based learning – students explain how to perform a skill – class watches and repeats
  • Good for classroom management – teach students to respect each other
  • Building student confidence

Segment 2: EdTech Tools

Segment 3: Presentation Project Ideas

  • Normal slide presentations (ppt, google, prezi, etc)
  • Gallery Walk style mini-presentations to small groups of students
  • Assign a slide review
  • Choose your own ending presentation (clickable links in google slides)
  • Debates (canva, visme, piktochart, adobe spark)
  • Pamphlet or brochure (piktochart, gsuite templates in slides or docs)
  • Newspaper (use google with gifs to make more interest)
  • Gameshow (jeopardy, family feud, etc)
  • Interactive maps or timelines (thinglink)
  • Infographics (canva, visme, piktochart, etc)
  • Newscast (flipgrid)
  • Ebooks (google)
  • Newsletter (visme, canva, google, smore, etc)
  • PSA
  • Scrapbook (hyperdoc style)

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This weeks question is:

Question: What are your go-to edtech tools to enhance student presentations?

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning

 

About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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