Classroom presentations encourage purposeful speaking and engaged listening. When students give a presentation, they not only demonstrate content knowledge but also exercise skills in writing with purpose and for an audience—skills that are useful across content areas. Integrating technology tools into presentation projects helps to develop students’ skills across formats and supports varied learners.

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Giving students varied opportunities to create presentations provides them with multiple means of expression. Students can be taught to use technology tools to create multimedia presentations in the following ways:


  1. Provide Direct Instruction
  2. Help Students Present for a Variety of Purposes
  3. Engage Students in Ongoing Assessment