They Snooze, You Lose
10 shots to caffeinate your presentations
Have you fallen into the PowerPoint trap, reading somniferous bullet points to a dozing audience? In this engaging multimedia session, discover quick-and-easy fixes for the presentation you are giving tomorrow. Learn why traditional templates are a bad idea, and why most text belongs on the handout (not the screen). Discover the secret for using popcorn to raise test scores 10-50%. Experience the 10:2 formula (You won’t sit-and-get for more than 10 minutes without at least 2 minutes of an audience-participation activity!) See the demonstration of layering full-screen photographic images with voice-over narration and get the research on how that boosts transfer of learning up to 89%. Divide into small groups for replicable activities, including creating stories and fostering emotional connections with other group members. Review Marzano’s No. 1 strategy for What Works in Schools in light of humorous and instructional juxtapositions of images – including the before-and-after slides of “Dave’s Résumé.” Enjoy an exemplary “Training Wheels” activity for weaning presenters from text-heavy slides. Come get these and more free activities and tips, along with the resource-rich handout, royalty-free images and music, Chapter 1 of the presenter’s book, They Snooze, You Lose, plus a copy of the slideshow itself so you can replicate what you’ve learned with your own audiences.
Presentation type… Keynote, featured presentation, webinar or workshop
Audience…………… K-22 educators
Duration……………. 45-90 minutes, half- to full-day workshop
Dr. Burmark will gladly tailor any presentation to your specific needs.