Great reflection of my thoughts and more.
There’s been a bit of a hoo-hah on Twitter today about PowerPoint (PPt). I think it began followingthispost from Jo Facer, which makes some fair comments. This led to a share of a previously written, more balancedargumentby Robert Peal. I certainly agree with points in both, but not all. Here’s why I think we shouldn’t be so hasty in dismissing the use PPt:
1. It provides a structure for lessons – note the term lessons. I often have a PPt that spans more than one lesson and based on the content that needs to be taught. I don’t see a problem with planning via PPt, so as long as the time spent is on thinking about the order/structure of content. Taking the time to think about the structure helps to organise my thoughts and enables me to move information around to suit the needs of the…
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