Badge: Slideshow (Powerpoint) Badge

PowerPoint Slideshows is the mainstay of any teachers classroom. You can use and adapt it from year to year and it can act as a resource for your learners to revise. You can also add voiceovers and transform it to a fully fledged live lesson to use in a flipped classroom or when you can't be in your classroom! So, let's get going.

Make sure that you upload all your Proof of Evidence (POE) to your school (G-drive) folder and claim your badge for us be able to officially award your badge. Ask your ITE for your folder link. Check how many of the following criteria you have already mastered! If you need assistance with any of the criteria, please book a one on one with your ITE or work through the how to tutorials for Powerpoint.

You can now earn your GFC Global certificate in some cases. This is optional (for teachers) but not for learners and ITEs. It is advisable for teachers to do the certificate as proof of competency and will level you up to two stars (double badge power).

The criteria for the Slideshow (PowerPoint) Badge, are as follows:

Please make sure that you can do ALL of the items below. If you can't do it, please ask your friendly ITE for support. You have to be able to:

  • Open MS PowerPoint and create a new presentation
  • Add title and subtitle to first slide.
  • Create more slides using various layouts.
  • Add an image to a slide and resize images.
  • Format text on a slide.
    • Can add various visual effects to text.
  • Copy, paste and delete slides.
  • Knows the difference between Editing view and Presentation mode.
  • Present, save and close a presentation.
  • Add and edit images.
    • Crop; Recolour; Resize; Remove background.
  • Layer objects (send backward/forward).
  • Use various slide and object transitions.
  • Make use of Design themes.
  • Save and close a presentation and PowerPoint.
  • Can access Help within PowerPoint.
  • Use slide recording and export your presentation as a video
  • Embed video and audio on a slide.
  • Create a classroom lesson using a slideshow and upload to your google drive teacher folder. Then...

Optional Badge Activities

Activity one (ALL)

  1. Register for an account on the GFCGlobal platform
  2. Complete the optional PowerPoint GCFGlobal course. Make sure that you make notes as you go along. Watch the videos and complete the tasks within the course.
  3. Complete the PowerPoint assessment and download the certificate.
  4. Save it in your POE folder with the file name pptbadge_YournameYoursurname.pdf e.g. pptbadgeMaggieVerster.pdf.
  5. Upload your certificate to your school (teacher) folder (ask your ITE for the POE link).

How to tutorials

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