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40 Sites and Apps for Creating Presentations

40 Sites and Apps for Creating Presentations | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Creating a presentation or slideshow is one of the staples of any 21st Century Classroom.  This is a skill that almost every educator has and is a must known skill for any successful student.  It used to be that only programs such as PowerPoint could create presentations.  However, now there are lots of sites and apps that not only creating stunning presentations but also make it easier then ever.  Below is my list

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THis list is a great way to get yourself started and move away from powerpoint.  

Check it out: http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com/2013/05/40-sites-and-apps-for-creating.html

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malek's comment, May 30, 2013 2:20 PM
Handy list of Non-Powerpoint presentations
Allie Elise's curator insight, June 13, 2013 4:28 PM

great for projects!

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iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX

iPadpalooza is an Educational Technology Learning Festival held in Austin, TX | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it

Want to attend iPadpalooza this summer?  Here's a special $50 VIP discount for any members of this community:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ipadpalooza-2015-tickets-13560482769?discount=VIPad2015 

This year features keynote speakers - Adam Bellow, Eric Whitacre, and Guy Kawasaki. 100's of sessions over three days, food trucks, live music, the APPmazing race (first place is an Apple Watch), a Youth Film Festival....all in AUSTIN,TX this summer!  June 23-25.

For more info go to http://iPadpalooza.com

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Google Document URL Tricks

Google Document URL Tricks | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
By replacing /edit in a Google document's URL, you can do some pretty nifty
tricks! You can transform a shareable link into a Preview, Make a Copy,
Template, or PDF link.
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15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom

15 Ways to Use Play-Doh in the Junior High or High School Classroom | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
We share evidence and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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The iPad as a Laptop Replacement- Part One

The iPad as a Laptop Replacement- Part One | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
This is certainly ground that has been covered in MANY articles, both before and after the release of the new 10.5" and 12.9" iPad Pros, and for plenty of
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Instagram’s CEO Wants to Clean Up the Internet—But Is That a Good @&#$ing Idea?

Instagram’s CEO Wants to Clean Up the Internet—But Is That a Good @&#$ing Idea? | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
A CEO's quest to make Instagram a really nice place to be. Luckily, he's got a little help from artificial intelligence.
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Where have you been all my life Structure Strips!?

Where have you been all my life Structure Strips!? | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
I've been spending some serious amounts of time this summer leading conversations around the country focused on the integration of social studies and literacy. And for the last few years, I've had the chance to work with the Kansas Department of Education and Kansas teachers as we rolled out our revised state standards and assessments…
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How I Use Mailing Labels to Grade My Students' Notebooks | The TpT Blog

How I Use Mailing Labels to Grade My Students' Notebooks | The TpT Blog | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Kovescence of the Mind used to spend hours grading her students' notebooks. Now she's able to spend just a fraction of the time. Her secret? Mailing labels.
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Exploring the "3Is of Internet Safety" for Parents and Their Kids

Exploring the "3Is of Internet Safety" for Parents and Their Kids | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
All parents can benefit from this explanation of the 3Is of Internet Safety from our popular book Growing Global Digital Citizens.
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Unsplash | Beautiful Free Photo Community

Unsplash | Beautiful Free Photo Community | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Do-whatever-you-want free HD photos. Gifted by the world's most generous community of photographers.
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Unsplash Beautiful, free photos. Gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers.
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10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful

10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think …
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How to Add Colored or Patterned Backgrounds to Facebook Posts

How to Add Colored or Patterned Backgrounds to Facebook Posts | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
A while back, you may have noticed color gradients suddenly appearing behind friends' Facebook statuses. At first, I found them quite disconcerting; but I’ve started to get used to the darn things, and I even use them now and again. By now, the feature has rolled out to most (if not all) Facebook users. Here’s how you can add colored or patterned backgrounds to your Facebook posts on iPhone.
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5 Emoji Learning Activities with Google Docs

5 Emoji Learning Activities with Google Docs | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
A while back I did a blog post on the "Emoji Random Writing Prompt Generator" I had created with Google Sheets. Basically the shee
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It’s Time for a New Core Curriculum

It’s Time for a New Core Curriculum | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. For decades, these subjects have been the staple of the modern American educational system. The creative arts and physical education have also been played somewhat of a secondary role in that system. While all of these subject areas play a role in the development of our youth, they…
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6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day OneASCD Inservice

6 Questions To Ask Your Students On Day OneASCD Inservice | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
It's that time again - time to think about that very first day of school and how you greet your class on day one.
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100 Educational Shows to Stream on Netflix - Homeschool Hideout

100 Educational Shows to Stream on Netflix - Homeschool Hideout | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
You don't want to miss this complete list of the best educational shows to stream on Netflix! Natural disasters, animals, wars, biographies and MORE!
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What Makes Educational Apps Tick?​

What Makes Educational Apps Tick?​ | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
There's no denying that the iPad has helped teachers around the world deliver their curriculum in new and exciting ways. With a variety of apps that help keep materials organized, offer new approaches to interactive learning, and assist in group projects as well as individual assignments, these neat devices have certainly earned their keep in…
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How to make the upcoming eclipse an incredible STEM lesson

How to make the upcoming eclipse an incredible STEM lesson | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Using data collection during the eclipse to engage students in a unique learning experience.
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20 Free Stock Photo Sites for Your Social Media Images

20 Free Stock Photo Sites for Your Social Media Images | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Trying to find great free social media images can be incredibly time-consuming. We've put together a list of the best 20 free stock photo sites to help you.
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ClassHook Helps Teachers Use Television Clips in Their Classroom - Class Tech Tips

ClassHook Helps Teachers Use Television Clips in Their Classroom - Class Tech Tips | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Instead of searching through YouTube for perfect classroom television clips to start a lesson or illustrate a concept, ClassHook helps teachers.
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10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels

10 Ways to Overcome Teacher Stress for Educators of All Levels | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Explore these 10 simple and indispensable strategies for helping you overcome teacher stress in your own school environment now and for all time.
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My name is Matt, and I ditched my homework. Here’s why

My name is Matt, and I ditched my homework. Here’s why | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
I wasn't getting the results I wanted. Homework damaged my relationship with students. So I ditched it. Here's why.
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Bringing Authors Into Your Classroom

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Video chats with published writers will inspire your students to read and write more.
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Popular K-12 Classroom Assessment Techniques Teachers Need to Know

Popular K-12 Classroom Assessment Techniques Teachers Need to Know | Tech in the Classroom- Laptops, iPads & MORE | Scoop.it
Classroom assessment techniques are generally simple, non-graded, in-class activities designed to give educators and the students’ useful feedback on
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