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Designing Power Point Presentations

PowerPoint is a fantastic program that can make your classroom presentations come alive. It is at a basic level an interactive slide show. For advanced users, it can include timed transitions, video clips, and audio elements. A digital projector and a computer can enliven your presentations and make note taking easier. The use of technology also captures and keeps the students (or your audience's) attention.

Creating an In-Class Cable TV Network

Ever wonder if you and your students could create your own TV news show? Would you like to have announcements and school/class information available to students all class long? Would you like to avoid those students who were absent constantly asking you, "What did we do in class yesterday?" It isn't only possible to do, but with a few pieces of equipment, it's easy to set up and run.

Randomizing Class Choices: Changing Up the Monotony

Much has been said and written lately about providing students with choices. I'm all about any methods that will improve student involvement in class, giving them ownership in their learning. There are many ways to give students choices, options, or just to provide random results and change up the monotony. This article will discuss how to use random results in typical class situations.

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part VII

Self talk is the most important thing you can do. In this article we're going to:

1. Review self talk
2. Review observation
3. Deal with Disappointments

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part VI

This could well be the most important part of this article because it's about putting it all together and hopefully my personal experience with anxiety will give you a better understanding of how to do it and how the brain works.

Summary of previous parts of this article:

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part V

Jane's homework was to practice observing various objects we chose at random—pen, drinking glass, table… At the beginning of the next session, I asked her to read me her written observations. Even with the focus on observation, she noticed how easy it was to still come to conclusions—table legs, clip… She was totally fascinated with the new world of “Observation” and found it relaxing to do.

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part IV

How to shift Jane from her conditioned response of anxiety to freedom was my challenge.

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part III

If you recall, in part I of this article, Jane, my client who dictated her treatment plan to be biofeedback freaked out in her first biofeedback session with a full blown panic attack. After she left with her husband I thought I'd never see her again and hoped I wouldn't hear from her attorney in the form of a law suit. Actually as apologetic and embarrassed as she was, a law suit was a very remote possibility.

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part II

Very little progress is possible without addressing diet. In fact many professionals believe that addressing diet is the total cure for overcoming panic and anxiety. However, you'll find in the upcoming parts of the program that there are many factors that get intertwined. In future parts I'll be addressing those.

Let's begin with diet. I dislike being redundant, but let me again say, diet is the foundation of improvement and without it we can not expect any improvement.

Over Come Panic/Anxiety and Agoraphobia Part I.

This is the first of an ongoing series of articles for the effective treatment of anxiety and panic attacks and agoraphobia. The articles are based on a technique which demonstrated an 80% success rate in the participants with whom the technique was used. For the study and data that surveyed 84 clients, go to