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Internet Resources for PowerPoint

This is by no means the definitive list of resources that are available from the web in PowerPoint. There are some tutorials and some places where you can download presentations.

Updated: October 2006

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Jigsaw Reveals in PowerPoint 2002

PowerPoint can be used to produce an on-screen jigsaw which can be personalised for pupils’ individual interests and accessed through touch-screen, mouse click or switch.

Updated: October 2009

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2001 - Introduction to the Basics

PowerPoint is a very versatile tool, which can be easily used to create multimedia presentations and printed handouts.

Updated: June 2005

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 - Introduction to the Basics

PowerPoint is a very versatile tool, which can be easily used to create multimedia presentations and printed handouts.

Updated: June 2005

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Movies in PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a good way of playing movies. There are trailers and other movies available on the Internet.

Updated: October 2009

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PowerPoint 2001 Shortcuts for Mac

List of keyboard shortcuts.

Updated: August 2005

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PowerPoint 2002 - Creating a Choice Making Activity

PowerPoint slideshows are set by default to progress on a mouse click. In the following activities you will set the slide to progress only when a student clicks on a certain item (from a choice of two or more).

Updated: October 2009

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PowerPoint 2002 - Running Other Applications

In this example, a slide will be created whereby a pupil can choose which computer program they want to use and then this program will launch from PowerPoint.

Updated: October 2006

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PowerPoint 2002 - Slide Backgrounds

These steps will tell you how to make a picture or graphic fill the slide.

Updated: October 2009

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Powerpoint 2002 Shortcuts for PC

A list of keyboard shortcuts.

Updated: August 2005

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Running different versions of PowerPoint on PC

Different schools/authorities/individuals may have different versions of PowerPoint installed. This can cause problems, as later versions have more features which will not run properly in earlier versions.

Updated: October 2006

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Sound in Powerpoint

How to add sound in Powerpoint.

Updated: September 2008

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Talking Books in Powerpoint

How to create a talking book.

Updated: October 2009

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Using PowerPoint to Develop Mouse Control

PowerPoint can be used very effectively to develop touch screen accuracy and /or mouse control, either by touching /clicking on the target item or by moving the mouse over the item.

Updated: October 2009

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Microsoft Word

Creating Voice Notes in Word 2003

Many pupils with writing difficulties can benefit from the use of Voice Notes in Microsoft Word to record their answers to questions in a worksheet.

Updated: December 2009

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Creating Voice Notes in Word to annotate a diagram

A brief guide.

Updated: February 2006

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Microsoft Word 2007 Digital Jotter

It can be difficult to name and keep track of lots of different files when using a computer for classwork and homework and one alternative is to create a single Word file as a ‘digital jotter’.

Updated: June 2011

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Microsoft Word 2007 Supporting Reading and Writing Skills

A Virginia AT Coordinators handout.

Updated: August 2008

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Microsoft Word Equation Editor

The Microsoft Equation Editor is built in to Microsoft Word and gives a useful way to set out maths working. It can be especially helpful for students who have physical difficulties with pen and pencil, but who are effective computer users.

Updated: October 2004

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Microsoft Word Reading Layout

The Reading Layout in Microsoft Word is specifically designed for reading books and documents on screen. It has several facilities which are really useful when reading digital books.

Updated: August 2008

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Microsoft Word Tools to Support Literacy

Supporting learners with reading and writing difficulties.

Updated: August 2008

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Supporting Writing with Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word has many facilities that can help writers with spelling and other writing difficulties. This sheet summarises the main tools.

Updated: February 2004

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Working with Pictures in Word

Digital camera photos, clip art and symbols are easy enough to insert into Word, but once they are in, you might have a few problems trying to resize or move them.

Updated: August 2002

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