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Instructor Bio
Instructor: Sarah Poole
After teaching in brick-and-mortar elementary classrooms for close to two decades, she transitioned into being an online educator in 2020. Sarah loves participating in various 10K races in her free time.
0.5 Hours

Teaching Online without PowerPoint

Rated 4.2 out of 5

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Would you like to discover different ways to teach online without using PowerPoint?

See how to use a document camera, screen share, and the whiteboard tool to teach elementary students as if they are together in the same room. You will leave with ideas you can try in your live classes!


Teaching online can be intimidating and PPT often becomes a crutch.  There are ways to creating a learning environment that is hands on for students.  This short session will show you several ways to do just that for elementary students.

Connection to Practice

  • Highlighting an online tool for live classes
  • Strategies to use everyday items on a webcam to engage students


  • A willingness to learn and grow.
  • A computer or phone with access to the internet.
  • No paid software required – everything you need is in the Learning Module.

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Rated 4.2 out of 5
4.2 out of 5 stars (based on 16 reviews)
Rated 5.0 out of 5
April 24, 2024

I love the document camera idea. There were a lot of limitations in using magnets for everything that needed to stay on the page at an angle so that the camera could display the item.

Gary S
Rated 5.0 out of 5
April 20, 2024

I thought it was very good.

Beth P
Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 28, 2024

Bringing myself into presentation mode and using less slides and more hands on manipulatives to drive the class.

Tanya G
Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 12, 2024

I am going to try to use my document camera more to improve student engagement.

Heather E