What are captions? A simple way to describe captions – as words or text on a screen – and that is what makes them so powerful! Teachers have been using the written word to teach for so long, it’s now time to consider using text on a screen (captions) to teach effectively as well.

PowerPoint slide about teaching skills using captions


The easiest way is to use screen capture and then create meaningful learning experiences – here’s a few ideas to help get started:

Teaching with captions using an Interactive Whiteboard

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The above slide content courtesy of Media Access Australia