Showing posts from April, 2023

PowerPoint marries H5P

  PowerPoint is a great tool for teaching and learning. So, PowerPoint and H5P decided to get married. H5P cannot do everything PowerPoint can, and PowerPoint cannot do everything that H5P can, but together they can be great, and they can add to your greatness as a teacher. In PowerPoint, first, get your timings and transitions right. The morph transition offers many possibilities. Then save your PowerPoint lesson as an MP4 video file.   Go to the website and create a free account. Follow the instructions and ample tutorials and choose to create an Interactive Video. (1) You will use your PowerPoint saved as an mp4 File. (2) Create some interactive assessments for your learners in H5P. H5P is a great tool for teaching and learning. Udemy hosts a course on Interactive PowerPoint Animations that I created. So, please visit it. PowerPoint presentations used in the course can be used as templates for your own animations. Moreover, I sometimes have discount coupons for the co

PowerPoint made into an online quiz

PowerPoint and some free tools give limitless possibilities Did you know it takes four easy steps to include a quiz in your PowerPoint presentation? What is more, your learners can respond online to it and you can get their responses online. All you must do is follow these steps:  1. Your first step will be to build your lesson or learning material in PowerPoint.  2. Secondly, you should develop your quiz in Google Forms.  3. Thirdly, because Google Forms live online, it is a simple matter of linking to it from PowerPoint.  4. Finally, if you choose, Google Forms will automatically create a Google Sheet where the learners’ names and responses will appear. Google Sheets  Make the most of your PowerPoint resource Use your PowerPoint resource to give some practice opportunities to your learners. Google Forms is available for free to anybody. It is easily accessible via your Gmail account. Once you have your Google Form set as a quiz, simply get the link provided with the “Send” op

Neon Sign in PowerPoint

Neon Sign in PowerPoint I saw an eye-catching graphic somewhere on Social media that gave the impression of a neon sign. I wondered whether it could be replicated in PowerPoint. It turns-out there are only a few things to bear in mind to get this appearance: 1. Firstly, you need a dark background. 2. Secondly, you need a light font. Not as in fluorescent, but as in thin lines. Cochocib is such a font. Another one is Tissa office pro thin . There may be others such as Adabi extra light and others. The point is, when they make fluorescent “Neon” Signs, they use thin tubes. Often in a cursive script – so that there are not too many starters for each individual letter, I think. The real-life examples below shows whats going on: 3. The third thing one sees in neon signs, is a slight reflection of the background of the sign – giving it a bit of a blurry double vision. 4. The fourth thing is obviously the glow, of the fluorescent light. Usually whites, blues, greens, and reds. 5. W