Using PowerPoint in the classroom

Links to useful information

PowerPoint Tutorials and Courses
A tutorial written by Paul Waite http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/district/etc/paul/files/
7AF68ABE394E4DE0A61473F218607052.pdf
An excellent PowerPoint tutorial
University of Wisconsin http://www.uwec.edu/help/ppoint03.htm A PowerPoint tutorial from and excellent collection of computer tutorials
PowerPoint in the Classroom http://www.actden.com/pp/ Some technical tips for building PowerPoint Presentations
Preparing Effective PowerPoint Presentations http://www.uctl.canterbury.ac.nz/
documents/presentation.ppt
A PowerPoint Presentation with some useful design tips.
Evo 2007 http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/TESOL/EVOL/2007/PPT/syllabus.htm Online PowerPoint course that was held in February.  Some very useful information including links to articles both technical and didactical.
Images from the net   How to find and use images you find on the net in your documents - including a list of image collections on the web.
Examples
The Internet TESL Journal http://iteslj.org/t/ppt/ Some examples of PowerPoint Presentations built to practice English
ESL Galaxy http://www.esl-galaxy.com/powerpoint.htm More PowerPoint examples for use in the EFL classroom
Tools - image, sound, screen shots, .....
Speechi http://www.speechi.net/us/index.php/home/speechi-products/speechi-light/ A free PowerPoint to Flash Converter
Audacity   A program for working with sound files
Microsoft Picture Manager http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help
/HP010017211033.aspx?pid=CH010344561033
Edit your pictures with this microsoft tool
Picasa http://picasa.google.com/download/thanks.html Googlews free image editor for basic image editing and organizing the images on your computer.
Fastone Capture http://www.faststone.org/FSCaptureDetail.htm Capture screen shots as images for use in projects
Etc.....
Jane's Guide...

http://www.janeknight.com/Directory/guide.html

A fantastic collection of free tools for learning using the internet
Hotem

http://cms.education.gov.il/EducationCMS/
Units/School_Agreement

Ministry of Education website with information and forms for ordering subsidised Microsoft programs for teachers.