In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.
Today’s tip: #49–The 15-second Slideshow
Sub-category: PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, iPads
Q: What’s an easy way Kindergartners and first graders can share a slideshow of their work?
A: If you have PCs:
- Go to the Start button; select Computer in the right column.
- Select the folder with the pictures you want displayed as a slideshow.
- Select Slideshow from the toolbar; push play at the bottom.
Here’s how you do it in Macs:
- select Files
- select the folder that includes student images
- select the image
- click Openat the bottom of the screen
- hover over the bottom right toolbar and select the video icon for slideshow
- collect student pictures into an album
- select the album from ‘Photos’
- select ‘slideshow’ from upper right; add transitions or music if desired
- play slideshow
Another option is Picassa Photo Viewer (can be used on Chromebooks and iPads).
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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today and TeachHUB, and author of two tech thrillers. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.