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SlideTalk Tutorial: How to turn a powerpoint presentation into a talking video

SlideTalk Tutorial: How to turn a powerpoint presentation into a talking video | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to convert a powerpoint presentation into an engaging talking video using the SlideTalk service at www.slidetalk.net.
SlideTalk uses high quality text-to-speech to add a voiceover to your presentation and turn it into a talking video.
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This great tutorial lets you see how easy it is to use your PowerPoint presentation for creating a SlideTalk video. Check out the different voices you can choose for reading your text and turning your video into an engaging experience for your audience.

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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, 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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Imparafacile's curator insight, July 21, 3:41 AM
Utile per migliorare la grafica delle presentazioni, ma anche di ogni contenuto visuale
Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 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. 
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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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The Art of the Presentation

Karlyn Borysenko and I discuss the elements of putting together an impactful presentation and how to submit them to conferences.
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If you are not discouraged by 138 slides, watch how a nearly entire movie can be used for slide background, plus some great ideas here.

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Patricia Lynn's curator insight, July 2, 2:43 PM
The Art of the Presentation
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Visme vs. Google Slides: What’s the Difference?

Visme vs. Google Slides: What’s the Difference? | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A visual comparison of these two online presentation tools, both PowerPoint alternatives that allow users to create and edit presentations with other team
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A nice detailed comparison of Visme and Google Slides.

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Story Maps

Story Maps | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. They make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story.

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Story Maps is a great alternative to PowerPoint.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 12, 1:36 PM
Interesting tool. 
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Presentation Tips For Delivering an Amazing Webinar

Presentation Tips For Delivering an Amazing Webinar | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Understand the presentation secrets to creating engaging webinars that will have your audience glued to their screens. These webinar presentation tips will help
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Useful tips about how to present your stuff at webinars.

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Alex's curator insight, July 26, 2:25 AM
great tips for people who are running webinars!
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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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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, May 27, 7:25 AM
Some inspirational tips for presos.
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You don't need fancy, you need clean & graphic!

Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
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Making the Most of Your Presentation with Piktochart

Making the Most of Your Presentation with Piktochart | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Piktochart isn't only for infographics! We've also got a presentation tool with templates and designs for making your presentation shine. Check it out!

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7 Ways You Can Emphasize an Important Point During Your Presentation

7 Ways You Can Emphasize an Important Point During Your Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Making points in the spoken word is a bit more challenging. How can you really emphasize a piece of information so your audience will pay attention?
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Present PDF presentations online - beamium.com

Present PDF presentations online - beamium.com | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Beamium makes presenting online PDF files easy. Two clicks and your documents can be in front of thousands on all devices.
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Present from browser to browser on the devices of your audience.

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10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers

10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Although this is a follow up post to 10 PowerPoint tips for teachers, I prefer to think of it as 10 things I wish someone had told me about PowerPoint. Every teacher has their own opinion about the effectiveness of using PowerPoint in the classroom. My opinion has always been that PowerPoint is a tool, a tool…
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Fantastic tips for teachers who often use PowerPoint. So many cool little things to freshen up your presentations!

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Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, May 2, 11:28 PM

Excellent ideas and tips.

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Some great tips here that I haven't seen in other blog posts. 
 
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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, 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.
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All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater

All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A list of useful tips and techniques from theater and acting that can be applied to giving presentations.
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Thanks for the suggestion to April Alen Abion.

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Sally Spoon's curator insight, July 21, 5:08 PM
theater in the real world

Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 12:34 PM
Obvious tips but good reminders
Alex's curator insight, July 26, 2:24 AM
Agree with number 2 - less is more! 
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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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PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint 2016 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint 2016 is the presentation application in the Microsoft Office suite. Get PowerPoint help creating and managing presentations.
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Learn practically everything about PowerPoint 2016. Short and clear videos to master the program. Great to use with students.

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Converting Presentations into Videos in PowerPoint 2013

Converting Presentations into Videos in PowerPoint 2013 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Converting PowerPoint presentations into video format is a great way to give your speech extra engaging power. Here’s a quick tutorial to get you started.
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A great step-by-step tutorial on converting your presentations to videos (PowerPoint2013)

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Miloš Bajčetić's curator insight, June 25, 9:19 AM
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Recover Your Unsaved File in PowerPoint 2013

Recover Your Unsaved File in PowerPoint 2013 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
All your hard work won’t be lost. This guide will help you recover your unsaved file in PowerPoint 2013 using two, easy methods.
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Life-saving tips!

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Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox

Use This Awesome Web App to Make the Best Videos on YouTube #Showbox | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Ever felt the urge to launch a YouTube channel, only to find that the results don't quite pass muster? A new web app called Showbox is the answer.
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Showbox is a new web app (in Beta stage) for creating videos. You will need a Chrome browser to use it.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, June 11, 7:39 AM
This is an excellent resource for your 21st Century teaching and learning environments.
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VoiceThread - Create interactive, multimedia slideshow presentations

VoiceThread - Create interactive, multimedia slideshow presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
VoiceThread is an excellent online tool that promotes meaningful conversation through the use of visual prompts such as video clips, images, graphs, and more. This article gives step-by-step instructions to help educators create VoiceThreads that will engage students and stimulate thoughtful dialogue and collaboration.
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Melanie Cole's curator insight, May 27, 10:37 PM

Another tool that is just a bit more exciting than the standard PowerPoint presentation.

Jim Lerman's curator insight, June 7, 10:42 AM

VoiceThread is still around and still great.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 15, 9:48 PM
We use Voice Thread at my institution. It's a great tool for bringing life to discussion boards. 
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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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Shutterstock teams up with Microsoft to beautify PowerPoint presentations

Shutterstock teams up with Microsoft to beautify PowerPoint presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

PowerPoint presentations are generally pretty boring, so it takes really good design to make them stand out. Shutterstock wants to help with its new plug i

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The 7 Best Tools to Present & Share Your PDF Files Online

The 7 Best Tools to Present & Share Your PDF Files Online | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint is seen to be boring. Presenting with PDF files can be a quicker and easier alternative. Here are seven selected tools to present & share your PDF files online.

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FPPT's comment, May 26, 10:53 AM
I'd add http://slideonline.com to the list
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 16, 12:24 PM
Great resources for presenting online content via PDFs.
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Presentation Design 101

Presentation Design 101 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
All you need to know to get started creating your own fantastic presentations!

If you’ve ever had to present to a group of people, you know how intimidating it can be. You know things can go wrong. Your voice can give out, your laptop can fail, and your left leg can shake uncontrollably.

These things can just… happen. But what shouldn’t happen is this...

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Excellent resource with lots and lots of illustrations about presentation design. Beautiful fonts, images, layouts + templates for your own presentations.

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