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#67: Teach PowerPoint in Elementary School

Posted by on April 25, 2011

This is a wonderful project that shows students the joy of learning and research through PowerPoint. Be sure they’re comfortable with PowerPoint by completing several of the prior projects:

Let them pick their favorite topic, do the research and then showcase their information with PowerPoint–as a slideshow and a presentation.

Here’s the lesson:

If the lesson plans are blurry, click on them for a full size alternative.

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–from 55 Technology Projects for the Digital Classroom. Preview available on and

Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and creator of two technology training books for middle school. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman.  She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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