This book's unique child-centered perspective provides an easy-to-follow model for teaching research methodology to children to participate actively in their own education.
Chapter 12: Presentation Skills
Teaching Content for Session 12
Timing: 90 minutes plus time to prepare a PowerPoint presentation.
A five- or ten-minute oral presentation by each young researcher is a good end goal to have and is an incentive for pupils who find the ‘writing up’ stage of their research heavy going. Most pupils should be familiar with PowerPoint from Year 6 upwards and will enjoy creating their own ‘slide show’. The bank of design templates in the software package provides plenty of scope and pupils will delight in adding animation and importing picture illustrations. If they have collected photographic or video data, samples of these can be incorporated into their PowerPoint presentation, as can graphs and tables. Here are a few tips for pupils for ...