background preloader

Presentations

Facebook Twitter

5 Quotes To Help Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking. 5 Quotes To Help Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking Contributed by Catherine Wilson Creating an engaging and exciting presentation isn’t something that comes easy to everyone.

5 Quotes To Help Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking

In fact, according to the Washington Post, the biggest phobia in the entire country is public speaking – with over 25 percent of Americans afraid to speak in front of large groups of people. Although that might not seem like that many people, let’s get some perspective here. 25 percent of the U.S. population equates to almost 80 million people, or ten times the entire population of New York City.

Peoples’ fear of public speaking beat out that of drowning, needles, snakes, heights, and even clowns. So take a look at some quotes by people who really knew how to work a stage and own a presentation. On Making Your Point “If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Winston Churchill was arguably one of history’s best public speakers and most notable figures.

On Preparation On Passion. 7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers. Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room.

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Some folks at the front of the room are charismatic and engaging while others leave us dreading the next time we have to listen to anyone speak. Public speaking, whether it’s on a stage or in a conference room, isn’t some magical, innate skill, says renowned speaking coach Joan Detz, author of How to Write and Give a Speech. When you look behind the curtain, you’ll see that many great speakers have similarities in how they present and perform. 1. They Get In The Zone. "The single most important thing a great presenter does is carve out a quiet space before stepping out onto that stage or platform," Detz says. 2. 3. The best speakers tailor their message for their audiences, Newell-Legner says.

Why Your Tech Obsessed Conference Presentation Stinks—and How to Make It Better. In general, technology in the classroom is no longer a novelty, and solid pedagogy trumps those lists of “cool tools.”

Why Your Tech Obsessed Conference Presentation Stinks—and How to Make It Better

Yet time and time again, conference presenters lure in attendees by fixating entirely on apps, tech toys, or anything else hot on the market or App Store. We can do better. While all of these technologies may get us excited, the reality is we are absolutely ignoring the hard, necessary work when we decide to prioritize dog-and-pony technology shows over working together to move instruction forward for the benefit of our students. With these thoughts in mind, here are five ways for educators (and some of you entrepreneurs, too) to rethink technology-obsessed conference presentations. 1. On many occasions, I have witnessed sessions in which presenters do nothing more than simply walk the audience through steps to “operate” a few tools.

Also, presenters should not hesitate to conduct crowdsourcing so everyone in the room can learn from one another. 2. 7 of The Best Books on How to Improve Your Presentation Skills. December 15, 2015 Whether presenting to our students, peers or an international audience, giving presentations makes up a huge part of our work as teachers and educators.

7 of The Best Books on How to Improve Your Presentation Skills

Delivering successful presentations goes beyond the mere mastery of subject-content and involves a deep understanding of other dynamics that include body language, audience needs, visual communication and many more. In today’s post, we have curated for you some very good reads to help you hone in your presentation skills and enhance your public speaking abilities. For more options check out this page. How Presentation Zen Fixed My Bad PowerPoints.

25 BEST apps for teaching students how to present, create and code. What are the best apps for teachers?

25 BEST apps for teaching students how to present, create and code

According to TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community here are 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. 25 BEST apps for teaching students how to present, create and code! TED-Ed More than 250,000 teachers use TED education tools to spark student curiosity and explore presentation literacy skills. “TED-Ed is an outstanding resource in my classroom,” says TED-Ed Innovative Educator Jennifer Hesseltine. “I use the online platform to add engaging content to topics that we are studying. I have also given students the opportunities to help in the process of creating TED-Ed Lessons by choosing videos and creating questions to include.”

Haikudeck Students can create beautiful presentations with this app. Duolingo If the benefits of a bilingual brain motivate your students, try this app. Draw and Tell This app can increase creative confidence in kids of all ages. SEE the full post here on TED-Ed.