***almost 200 slides of time-teaching awesomeness!***
I don't know about you, but my students always struggled to understand elapsed time. I created this PowerPoint to meet that need, and teachers have told me that even their special needs students "get it" after they are shown this presentation.
This is a very thorough PowerPoint... it goes through elapsed time with analog clocks using a starting and ending time. Then it walks them through digital clocks, after which they learn to do elapsed time from word problems. It also touches on elapsed time problems which have a starting time, but the ending time is not known.
This is my favorite PowerPoint that I've made as a teaching tool, and I guarantee it will make your life a lot easier as you seek to help your students learn this difficult concept.
At the end, it also discusses AM and PM.
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Teaching With Powerpoint
The vision behind “Teaching With PowerPoint” is to use PowerPoints not just as a presentation tool, but to actually teach content. I have been a classroom teacher for over 11 years, and I think I’ve found some pretty clear, concise ways to communicate some tricky concepts such as telling time, money, and many others. I use my method of teaching and create PowerPoints that walk through it step-by-step.
My hope in doing this is to give new teachers some additional tools that you can use to effectively communicate concepts to your students, possibly even helping you pick up a few tricks along the way that you hadn’t considered. I also hope that seasoned teachers will find these useful, since it’s something you can easily put up on the screen and walk your students through. In most cases, you probably aren’t necessarily seeing anything you’ve never seen, but I’m taking the time to create these so that you don’t have to.
The way these PowerPoints are designed to be used is to put them up on a screen (hit F5 to start), then continuously click a wireless pointer or wireless mouse as you talk through them with your students. There is no audio on these since the sound of the teacher’s voice and class interactions are what should be heard during the lesson. I intentionally design my PowerPoints on a simple white background both to decrease distractions and to give you the ability to move slides back and forth between PowerPoints more easily if you want to do that. If you want a spiffy design, you can just click the “design” tab and click one that suits you. I find that the white background creates a little more of a “white board” feeling which keeps things simple. That’s how I like it, but you’re welcome to make changes once you have it. You can easily jump into any part of a PowerPoint by finding the slide where you want to start and hitting Shift-F5. This is a great way to use these as an ongoing teaching tool from day to day.
I hope you’ll find these useful to your teaching. If you see anything you think should be changed, or if you have ideas for other PowerPoints that I haven’t designed yet, please let me know. I am continuously in the process of making new ones.
The more you buy, the more I will be motivated to design, so thanks for all your support!