Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations

Andrew O'Halloran
Google Classroom, Google Apps, Add-Ons and other ICT enthusiast
"Beyond PowerPoint" shows teachers how to create truly interactive presentations which can be delivered online with rich formative assessment tools.
Target Audience
Teachers who have used PowerPoint to create and deliver lessons.
7 reviews
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Learning Areas

General Description

The course is about showing how to create and manage interactive presentations using the Pear Deck Add-On for Google Slides. The Add-On enables teachers to import existing presentations to add interactive questions which are saved and sent to the teacher in real-time and afterwards as published Google Docs called “Takeaways”. Rich formative and summative assessment features are built into the free version of Pear Deck which are shown in the course, and the optional Premium version too.

Audience

Teachers who have used PowerPoint to create and deliver lessons.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

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Teaching Standards
1.5.2 Proficient Level – Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
5.2.2 Proficient Level – Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.4.2 Proficient Level – Interpret student data

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you


Completing this course will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.5.2, 3.4.2, 5.2.2 & 5.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
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Sessions

Installing and Creating a PearDeck Presentation

1 hour

This session introduces the Pear Deck Add-On and guides teachers through the installation and setup of a Pear Deck presentation.

Presenting a Pear Deck Session

1 hour

This session will show teachers how to present a Pear Deck lesson and will introduce some of the innovative features of a Pear Deck presentation such as new prompts, showing student responses and premium features such as the Teacher Dashboard.

The Student View of a Pear Deck Presentation

30 minutes

This session shows a Pear Deck presentation from the teacher AND student perspective side-by-side.

Ending and Reviewing Student Data from Presentations

1 hour

This session will show teachers how to use Pear Deck “Takeaways” and how to share them to the student learning platforms like Google Classroom.

Ending a Session and Creating Your Own Takeaways

1 hour and 30 minutes

This session will introduce teachers to ending Pear Deck sessions and exporting student responses to a Google Sheet and creating a mail-merge “Takeaway” of their own.

User Rating

4.7

Latest Reviews

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Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
27/04/2020

It was very interesting and will be great to use with students in both remote learning and in classroom teaching

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
27/04/2020

Highly relevant

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
27/04/2020

Very relevant. Extremely clear and well described. No thank you.

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
27/04/2020

Loved it! Very informative and well structured. Good use of screen sharing to follow processes.

Cranebrook High School
Nicole Wallington

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
18/04/2020

Good course with relevant information and a comprehensive run through of the processes

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
18/04/2020

Great content, awesome course, howevere my students use ipads so not able to use pear deck

Beyond PowerPoint: Delivering Truly Interactive Presentations - Andrew O'Halloran
18/04/2020

Need new ways to engage students and receive formative assessment. This gave me a new tool. I was offered a tool I can use straight away.


About the team


Andrew O'Halloran

Creator

I am a secondary high school teacher in my tenth year of teaching. I am currently teaching Economics, Business Studies, Commerce, Geography East Hills Girls Technology High School, and have taught Stage 6 Economics and Ancient History previously at Canterbury Boys' High School.

In my teaching experience thus far I have embraced new technologies for my lesson planning, delivery, reporting and assessment.

I have led a number of professional development days for teachers in our local teaching area and within the school in service of improving teacher knowledge of ICTs as well as delivering over 2000 hours of professional development to teachers through TTA.