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MapBox | Fast and beautiful maps

MapBox | Fast and beautiful maps | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Design maps in the cloud, publish in minutes.

MapBox Streets is a worldwide street-level map based on open data from OpenStreetMap.

MapBox Streets includes a terrain layer for the entire world, visualizing hills and elevation contour lines.

Designate points of interest by placing interactive markers anywhere on your map.

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Create your own maps by adding markers, symbols, icons, data and features on the map of any place in the world.

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Create your own maps and add details.

Digital Presentations in Education
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WPS Office Free

WPS Office Free | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
WPS Office Free has everything you need for word processing, presentations and spreadsheets, and it's completely free.
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Previously known as Kingsoft Office, now WPS office is a freeware which is a great alternative for MS Office.

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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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The Camtasia 9 Survival Guide

The Camtasia 9 Survival Guide | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

So…Camtasia 9 is an excellent upgrade from Techsmith.

But…if you are a Camtasia 8 users? There are some things you simply MUST KNOW to keep from going insane

That why I’m putting together this special no-wallet-required tutorial series...

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Do you use Camtasia for screen recording?  Watch this video tutorial to avoid a problem with Camtasia 9.

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Create stunning background-less images with ClippingMagic

Create stunning background-less images with ClippingMagic | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Many artists today are taking the e-commerce road to market their talent. And that’s actually a great idea. Amazon, eBay and other popular online selling p
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Here are some great tips for creating images for your presentations using Clipping Magic.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 15, 11:51 AM

Cool tool for quick image edits. Recommended.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 15, 12:09 PM

Cool tool for quick image edits. Recommended.

GwynethJones's curator insight, April 15, 9:59 PM

COOL! I've gotta give this another try!

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Visme: The Bunkr Alternative for Presenting Web Content

Visme: The Bunkr Alternative for Presenting Web Content | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A feature-by-feature comparison between Bunkr and Visme, which also allows you to present Web content but also provides built-in collaboration tools and graphic
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Since Bunkr is closing down, you may need to find an alternative, so why not try Visme?

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15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers

15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Video Series: A list of the most important graphic design rules all non-designers should learn to make empower their communication with professional-looking
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What are the most common mistakes we make when we create a presentation? How can you avoid them?

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11 Foolproof Steps to Creating an Amazing Presentation

11 Foolproof Steps to Creating an Amazing Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
You're going to learn how to create an amazing presentation step-by-step. We've outlined 11 simple steps for creating a presentation so good everyone will love
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Revise the key points you have to remember to create a perfect presentation.

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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. 

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Trim your PowerPoint quiz from a dozen slides to one | Poll Everywhere

Trim your PowerPoint quiz from a dozen slides to one | Poll Everywhere | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Simplify your PowerPoint quiz with interactive questions your audience will love. Download the Poll Everywhere app for PowerPoint now.
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Now you can make  a PowerPoint quiz with Poll Everywhere.

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D. R. Hale's curator insight, February 13, 10:06 PM
Less is more.
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nyttig PowerPoint-verktøy til bruk i undervisning

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2 BRAND NEW tools to help students display work - DriveSlides, SlideShot

2 BRAND NEW tools to help students display work - DriveSlides, SlideShot | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Using DriveSlides and SlideShot, two new Chrome extensions, students can use images to display work and reflect.
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5 Secrets to an Insanely Persuasive Webinar Presentation

5 Secrets to an Insanely Persuasive Webinar Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn the 5 secrets to giving a persuasive webinar which will help you land more leads and generate more sales than ever before. Deliver your best webinar ever
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Quick Slides by Mentimeter

Quick Slides by Mentimeter | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Quick Slides are a simple, beautiful and powerful way to add text and images to complement your regular Mentimeter questions, with one twist - your audience can interact and engage with your slides. No matter if you are presenting

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Adobe Spark - Communicate with impact

Adobe Spark - Communicate with impact | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages that help tell your own story.
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You shouldn't miss Adobe Spark which is a great free app (for browsers or iOS devices) for creating either attractive image posters with text, visual stories with multiple pages, or videos with your voice comments or soundtrack in the background.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, December 20, 2016 10:58 AM
I have used this program. It is effective and easy to use. 
 
Teresa Maceira's curator insight, January 2, 12:33 PM

You shouldn't miss Adobe Spark which is a great free app (for browsers or iOS devices) for creating either attractive image posters with text, visual stories with multiple pages, or videos with your voice comments or soundtrack in the background.

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How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial

How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The easy-to-follow guide to help you create compelling Presentations like a pro. Covers the six steps to follow before you start creating your Presentation.
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60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers

60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A list of the best sites to bookmark for free design resources, including icons, images, fonts and DIY design tools.
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Save this link to get access to loads of images for your presentations or other purposes. Excellent list!

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, April 6, 11:04 AM
A wealth of resources. If you can't find an image using these sites, you aren't trying! 
 
Carol Hancox's curator insight, April 7, 1:38 AM
Good summary of ready to use resources e.g. photos - links with IB ITGS copyright and multimedia unit
Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, April 7, 9:56 AM
Excellent list of free visual resources that can be used in your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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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.

Ines Bieler's curator insight, April 1, 11:52 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

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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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20 Creative Presentation Ideas That Will Delight Your Audience

20 Creative Presentation Ideas That Will Delight Your Audience | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A list of creative ways to captivate your audience, from using props and asking thought-provoking questions to telling stories and sharing personal anecdotes.
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David Baker's curator insight, April 20, 11:58 PM
#1 Engage Audience, #2 Music, #3 Memes for humor.  This list of 20 includes many things we know in a concise list.  I like all the embedded videos and presentations.
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If you own a business you are in the business of selling something. In order to succeed as a business owner, you will be forever presenting something to somebody, to get a result. Avoid becoming a boring monotonous presenter by adopting some of the great ideas in this article, and then delight your audiences instead.

ComunicaciónEficaz's curator insight, April 21, 6:28 AM
Great tips for presentations
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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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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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Pablo by Buffer - Design engaging images for your social media

Pablo by Buffer - Design engaging images for your social media | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Buffer makes it super easy to share any page you're reading. Keep your Buffer topped up and we automagically share them for you through the day.
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Pablo is an excellent tool for creating impressive images for your presentations, and more.

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Ingage - Interactive Presentations

Ingage - Interactive Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Ingage is an interactive presentation app that allows you to easily create stunning touchable experiences, automatically sync to the cloud, and share with everyone on any device. Tap and drag your photos and videos into templates to add interactivity. Your videos become touchable as you move your finger across the screen...

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Created for iOS. Free for limited time.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, April 7, 2:12 AM
Powerful easy presentation tool for mobile devices! Worth a try!
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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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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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Best Presentation Software List: Complete 2017 Guide

Best Presentation Software List: Complete 2017 Guide | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

We’ve created this list of the best presentation software to ensure you make the right call in the platform you select. This articles is the result of several weeks of research and review of 50+ presentation tools currently available on the web.

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A huge well-organised list of the most popular presentation software with short annotations.

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Lilydale High School's curator insight, January 7, 7:53 PM
A range of 2017 software for great presentations.
Teresa Maceira's curator insight, January 14, 2:11 PM

A huge well-organised list of the most popular presentation software with short annotations.