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7 Amazing PowerPoint Template Designs

7 Amazing PowerPoint Template Designs | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to create professional PowerPoint Templates using Slide Master in PowerPoint. Use these PPT templates for business presentations or personal use.
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If you are a creative person and have enough free time, you should make your own templates, and this article tells you how.

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Jim George's curator insight, April 14, 10:19 PM
Pimp up the powerpoint
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DIY PPT -- AWSM.

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11 Steps To Create An Interactive Timeline Or Map With PowerPoint

11 Steps To Create An Interactive Timeline Or Map With PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Want to know how to create an Interactive Timeline Or Map With PowerPoint? Check 11 steps to create an Interactive Timeline Or Map With PowerPoint.
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Creating Silhouettes and Design Elements Using Wordle

Creating Silhouettes and Design Elements Using Wordle | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
One of the things I've been playing around with is finding ways to incorporate tag clouds in my e-learning courses. Why tag clouds? Because they're a great way to visually communicate key points and concepts.
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A cool way to fill the shapes in PowerPoint presentation - using Wordle!

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 17, 10:51 AM
Great tutorial on how to create these Wordle images.
 
Gabrielle's curator insight, April 23, 6:56 PM
More visual way to display word cloud. This could make it more appealing depending what you're talking about
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20 Design Terms You Must Know For Epic PowerPoint Slides

20 Design Terms You Must Know For Epic PowerPoint Slides | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
“Design language” can be overwhelming! To make things simple, here are 20 "must know" design terms for the non-designer that wants awesome PowerPoint slides.
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, January 26, 10:39 AM
A great glossary of terms for understanding slide design. 
 
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Paint 3D Tutorial: The Future Of PowerPoint Animations

Paint 3D Tutorial: The Future Of PowerPoint Animations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
I just want to start off by saying how excited I am about this Paint 3D tutorial. As you may know, I’m always on the lookout for new trends with presentation technologies – and this is going to be …
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In spring Microsoft is going to launch “3D for everyone” based on updated Paint program, and it will let you create 3D presentations and objects.

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PowerPoint Tips to Avoid Three Presentation Mishaps

PowerPoint Tips to Avoid Three Presentation Mishaps | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
There are many taboos linked to neglected PowerPoint presentations. Avoid them and start making effective presentations today.
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The 15 Best PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts of All Time!

The 15 Best PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts of All Time! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Work more efficiently within PowerPoint with these keyboard shortcuts. We've compiled a list of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts that we use daily
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Shortcuts = time savers! Learn at least some, the ones you use most often.

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PowerPoint Presentation Tips - ParticiPoll

PowerPoint Presentation Tips - ParticiPoll | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A comprehensive list of tips and tricks for creating and delivering great PowerPoint presentations.
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Presentation Design Experts on Zoom for PowerPoint

Presentation Design Experts on Zoom for PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Zoom for PowerPoint is a new feature that lets you intuitively create slick, non-linear presentations. Get the verdict from our presentation design expert.
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Microsoft announces Zoom, a new way to create interactive presentations in PowerPoint

Microsoft announces Zoom, a new way to create interactive presentations in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/embed/9T3XX7KWbLU Microsoft today announced Zoom, a new feature in PowerPoint which lets you easily create interactive, non-linear
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Zoom feature comes to PowerPoint.

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, July 30, 2016 4:37 AM
Zoom allows you to create a less linear story with more flexibility. It is a useful addition for presenters and gives you to freedom to adapt presentations for different purposes.
Alex's curator insight, August 1, 2016 10:48 PM
Cool new Powerpoint feature from Microsoft!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 2016 10:41 AM

Worth exploring this new animation feature in PowerPoint.

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Design a PowerPoint that doesn't suck using standard PowerPoint fonts

Design a PowerPoint that doesn't suck using standard PowerPoint fonts | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
You may have heard people say; “Standard fonts are boring!”, “Standard fonts suck!” and “Never use standard fonts again!”. While I agre
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It's all about fonts in presentations.

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How to Create A Poll In PowerPoint

How to Create A Poll In PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A really cool way to engage an audience is using live polls in your PowerPoint presentations. Learn how you can look like a tech genius with PowerPoint, by creating a live poll yourself!
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Great tips for creating a poll in your PowerPoint presentation.

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Using Laser Pointers for Effective PowerPoint Presentations

Using Laser Pointers for Effective PowerPoint Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Do laser pointers help you when presenting? Here're a few tips to consider to deliver more effective PowerPoint presentations with the help of this tool.
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10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations

10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
These 10 PowerPoint tips will save you time and have you creating presentations faster. These PowerPoint time-saving tips will cut your presentation design time
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You can make your PPT faster but first you need to learn how. This article is all about it.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, March 30, 3:28 PM

You can make your PPT faster but first you need to learn how. This article is all about it.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 1, 10:42 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

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Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

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How To Create Chain Links In PowerPoint In Just 2 Minutes

How To Create Chain Links In PowerPoint In Just 2 Minutes | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn to create Chain Links in PowerPoint. Add stunning chain links PowerPoint Templates in your presentation and leave your audience stunned.
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Great tutorial on how to make cool slide elements.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 1, 3:56 AM

Great tutorial on how to make cool slide elements.

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Meetoo For Education

Meetoo For Education | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Transform the way we learn by engaging every student with Meetoo. Break awkward classroom silences and give students a voice with your real-time poll. 

Turn presentations into two-way conversations. Add polls to your slides in seconds, either beforehand or on the go, with Meetoo’s simple PowerPoint Add-in.

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A cool tool (in the form of a PowerPoint add-in) for live polls during meetings or lessons. 

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 11, 4:55 PM

A cool tool (in the form of a PowerPoint add-in) for live polls during meetings or lessons. 

Jarrod Johnson's curator insight, February 12, 6:33 PM
Similar to Poll Everywhere
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3 Phone Icons in Under 30 Seconds

3 Phone Icons in Under 30 Seconds | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
See how to create 3 phone icons in PowerPoint in under 30 seconds. Plus, learn how to get thousands more FREE icons to use in your presentations.
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37 Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips

37 Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The best PowerPoint presentations shouldn’t be remembered. Instead, they should fall into the background to support you and the message you’re trying to get across.What does stand out a...
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A number of useful tips, some classical, some new.

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Gianluca Pirraglia's curator insight, January 2, 6:18 AM

A number of useful tips, some classical, some new.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 24, 3:48 AM
Tout à fait d'accord avec les remarques pour faire une bonne présentation.
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 25, 6:01 AM
Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips
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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Rather than adding "plain" screenshots to your PowerPoint presentation like 99% of people do (yawn!) follow these simple tips to make your screenshots stand out
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Lee Hall's curator insight, November 2, 2016 9:38 AM
Make your next presentation more attractive with these simple but effective tips. Step by step instructions are given. 
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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
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Slideflight shares your slides online 

Slideflight shares your slides online  | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Share PowerPoint presentations with Slideflight ▶ Upload with a single click ✓ Presentations are immediately downloadable ✓ Free smartphone and tablet app
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Add-in for PowerPoint that sends your presentation to every device in the room. Free of charge for students.

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10 Reasons Your PowerPoint Sucks … and How to Fix it!

10 Reasons Your PowerPoint Sucks … and How to Fix it! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Most people suck at PowerPoint because they don't know what a good presentation looks like. Learn 10 reasons your PowerPoint may suck and how to make it rock!
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Add Interactive Infogram Charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 Easy Steps

Add Interactive Infogram Charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 Easy Steps | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Adding data to PowerPoint isn’t as easy as it sounds. Let’s go over how to add interactive Infogram charts to PowerPoint Online in 5 easy steps:
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PowerPoint + Infogram + OneDrive

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, July 30, 2016 4:38 AM
Adding data to PowerPoint. Guides.
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2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs!

2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Bullet Points is just pure laziness. Lists are not meant for a slide. 2 minutes are all you need to transform a list to a creative slide!
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Once again about bullet points. The examples are aimed at business but some great ideas applicable to any sphere.

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Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 2016 12:45 PM
Caution: Templates aren't free but the creative ideas it may spark in you are. So take from it what you will. 
Alex's curator insight, August 1, 2016 10:49 PM
No one wants to read your boring bullet points. Love this 2 minute challenge!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 2016 10:43 AM

More presentation tips - getting rid of bullet points...

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10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations

10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Besides practicing a lot, great presenters have picked up smart PowerPoint hacks (i.e., clever tips and tricks) that work well and make their job easier.
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Learn these hacks and become a better presenter.

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Cathia Gaïta's curator insight, August 30, 2016 8:25 AM
Toujours bon à savoir.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, November 26, 2016 11:26 AM
Great tips!
 
Sandy Bernstein's curator insight, November 28, 2016 9:53 AM

These are amazing hints and tips.  Thank you Presentation Panda @pandapresents for making our lives easier when presenting!

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Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck

Think Outside the Box When Creating Your Next Presentation Deck | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
How literary devices -- the tools we use to tell stories -- can help you find the best images for your presentation deck.
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Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 2016 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
Nancy Jones's curator insight, December 31, 2016 11:33 AM
Love this. I think we ALL need to revisit presentation skills and what can engage an audience. I am working on that with my 6th graders.
Martha Bongiorno's curator insight, January 2, 8:49 AM
Clean and appealing!