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All files are zip files except where indicated.  Zip files will work on both MAC and Windows.  Exe files are for Windows only.

PowerPak  An Innovative Collection of Lesson and Game Templates

PowerPakPlus+ games for individual study and review for grades K-12 demo version

PowerPakPro games for Professional Trainers and Educators demo version

PowerPakPro Sampler (exe) shareware version that includes 2 free game templates

PowerPak for PowerPoint Demo (exe) games for grades K-12 shareware version

PowerPak for PowerPoint Sampler (exe) is a larger file, but includes a fun custom show as well as the shareware

Read CNet Editor's Review of PowerPak for PowerPoint

Eggspert the perfect inexpensive game buzzer to accompany PowerPak Games in the classroom.

Templates and Example Presentations

Loop Sounds is a sample of the technique described on Indezine for using a Kick-off Slide and Custom Show to keep your sounds from starting over in a looping presentation.  Unzip both files to the same folder.  Works in PPT 2000/2002/2003.

From a Special Guest Author: Justin Kendrick is a 13 year old student who created this Wheel of Jeopardy Game for his Language Arts class.  Requires PowerPoint and Excel.

Resource Impact Analysis Template includes a real-time tool helpful for cost benefit analysis, demonstrating return on investment, etc.  The Analysis Tool was created with Xcelsius.  Requires Flash Player.

Dynamic PowerPoint is the hands-on version of the tutorial.

Closed Captions Template allows you to add closed captioning to your presentations.  Make sure you also check out these tools for captioning in PowerPoint:  PFCMedia, Camtasia and ProTools.

Fun Menus Template offers a variety of menus.

Fireworks Template demonstrates a spectacular looping effect.

Control the Heat Mouse Over Template is a PowerPoint template with a thermometer which can raise the temperature by moving the mouse over it. 

Time Machine Mouse Over Template is a PowerPoint template with a clock that can be moved forward and backward in time by moving the mouse over it.

Shadow Techniques shows some fun techniques with shadows in PowerPoint.  Fellow PowerPoint MVP Bill Dilworth offers this stellar Shady Scene using PPT2002/2003.

Mouse Over Magic (Requires PowerPoint 2000+) shows my stupid mouse tricks.

Abracadabra.mid music to go with the stupid mouse tricks.


Just for Fun and Other Things

The Robots of Tudor is an animated story written and illustrated by New Zealand Teacher Kim Lazenby.  He cleverly used MS Office's built-in drawing tools to create all the original artwork in the story.  If you liked the movie "Robots", you'll love this story.

The Cinderella Project was created with Xcelsius.  It's a very cool product if you do much work with charts and graphs or analysis.

Origins of PowerPoint is the illustrated version of Austin Meyers irreverent story.  Requires PowerPoint 97 or higher.

PowerPoint MVPs: The Next Generation is the sequel to Origins of PowerPoint.  Requires PowerPoint 2002 or higher.

PowerPoint and Special Needs offers techniques for special needs students.  See also: Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students With Disabilities

Followers Feud is a lesson and game template for Youth Ministry.




This site was last updated 13-Nov-2010

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