Teachers in Jefferson County Schools in Tennessee, along with contributions from other sites as well, provide an amazing selection of PowerPoint presentations they have developed for all subject areas, K-12. Presentations are divided by grade level and include topics under language arts, math, science, social studies, health, the arts, library science, and teacher resources. The presentations are available for download as pdf files.
Professional Development Education Performing Arts Physical Education Fine Arts Science Reading Mathematics History/Social Science English/Language Arts
Teaching and Learning
Vocabulary curriculum, presentation, PowerPoint, learning games
How can we make learning interesting?
What are the many ways in which people learn?
What kinds of materials help people learn?
Extension and Activities
Suggest that students select a curriculum area and topic, such as math--money or cones and pyramids, or social studies--land forms or Anasazi-Inuits--and view the PowerPoint on the site. Then challenge them to critique it to make it better or more engaging.
Encourage students to create instructional PowerPoints of their own to share.
""Education is not the filling of a glass, but the lighting of a fire." W.B. Yeats"
Los Angeles Unified School DIstrict, California