Easy Time-Keeping

I like using a variety of timed activities during faculty meetings. A while back I discovered PowerPoint timer files to help keep us on track, but the timer slides obscure the slides that provide the activity directions. Is there a timer that can be superimposed on other slides?

Consultant Dan Morris (Denver, CO) recommends using the AleJenJes Countdown Timer v2.1. This free download allows you to run a timer over other open windows, including PowerPoint slides. In addition, there is an optional warning sound, a pause feature, and a customizable pop-up message that appears when time’s up. This is a great tool for meetings and professional development, and also something you can share with teachers for classroom use.

Submitted by: Dan Morris

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