Reimagine that staid standby the PowerPoint slide deck by creating shared documents students can build together.
- Develop community
- Gather and share knowledge
- The instructor divides a reading into several sections, assigns one section to a student or group of students, and then each student or group of students creates a single slide in a shared PowerPoint that documents the most important information from their assigned section. This use of PowerPoint draws on the jigsaw teaching strategy.
How to Create and Share a Collaborative PowerPoint
Like a shared PowerPoint, collaborative Word documents allow students to gather and construct knowledge together. Guided note-taking is one effective way to use collaborative Word documents. Several guided note-taking frameworks exist. The following templates, available to download and modify, offer models for guided note-taking. The templates reference a sample lecture, for which you can view and download the PowerPoint titled Reimagining the Lecture:
How to Create a Collaborative Word Document