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SlideShark Anywhere

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With SlideShark Anywhere, a unique feature of SlideShark Team Edition, team members can access approved PowerPoints and present and broadcast directly from their PC/Mac computers or Windows 8 tablets through an intuitive web-based interface.

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SlideShark which previously worked on iPad and iPhone have released a new feature SlideShark Anywhere that lets you now present from your browser using PC, Mac or Windows 8 tablet.

For individual users SlideShark is free, but there are also several paid options with greater possibilities.

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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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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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Haiku Deck 4.0 - Easily Create, Edit, Share Presentations on iPhone

Haiku Deck 4.0 - Easily Create, Edit, Share Presentations on iPhone | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Haiku Deck makes it fast and easy to create, edit, & share beautiful iPhone presentations and slideshows on iPhone, iPad, or Web. No design skills required.
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Great news from Haiku Deck! Now you can create presentations on your iPhone or iPad with the new free app. Download it here https://goo.gl/Ed20PX

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How to Nail Your Next Presentation

How to Nail Your Next Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Download How to Nail Your Next Presentation and start building skills that will transform the way you deliver your message in-person.
Containing advice from leading public speaking professionals, each chapter is crammed full of advice that’s guaranteed to help you conquer fear, build confidence, and ultimately help you to nail your next presentation, speech or pitch.

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Free e-book with tips on how to deliver a presentation in public. May be useful to everyone who has not mastered this skill yet.

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7 Presentation Tips You Can Learn from World Leaders

Learn some simple rules of successful presentations. perhaps it’s not as easy as that, but certainly we can do better by following these 7 presentation tips.
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Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

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Jim Price's curator insight, April 13, 1:58 PM
'Simple rules' for effective presentations - making the complex simple perhaps?! (PS - I've just published something which recommends 7 'simple rules' too ... perhaps '7' is the new '3'...?)
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Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message

Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Keep your audience engaged with these simple presentation tips and tricks.
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15 tips on how to design an attractive and powerful presentation, from beginning to end.

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Authentis Formations's curator insight, April 7, 3:54 AM
Modernisez vos Power point
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 11, 11:56 AM
Une présentation bien faite n'est pas facile.
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Split Image into Multiple Pieces to Create the Most Breathtaking Effect in PowerPoint

Split Image into Multiple Pieces to Create the Most Breathtaking Effect in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
This article will guide you step-by-step how to create the split image effect. Breaking an image into multiple pieces gives a unique visual look to design.
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Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, April 3, 6:45 AM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

Debbie Pop's curator insight, April 4, 2:50 PM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

Ricardo Serrano's curator insight, April 4, 6:47 PM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

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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

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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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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.
GwynethJones's curator insight, May 27, 7:52 AM

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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CaptureCast Chrome: Google Chrome Screen and web camera recording app

CaptureCast Chrome: Google Chrome Screen and web camera recording app | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Simple screen recording app for Google Chrome.
Record your screen & webcam in full motion HD video.
Create recordings for flipped learning or lectures.

 

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Google Chrome extension for recording screencasts, aimed at educators and students. Upload your videos to YouTube or Vimeo and share them.

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PowerPoint Versus Visme: Which One Is Right For You?

PowerPoint Versus Visme: Which One Is Right For You? | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A side-by-side comparison of PowerPoint and Visme, an online presentation and infographic tool.
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PowerPoint and Visme compared. Makes it easy to see which tool will be yours.

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10 Reasons People Prefer PowerPoint Over Prezi

10 Reasons People Prefer PowerPoint Over Prezi | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Do people not like Prezi anymore? Or do they simply like PowerPoint better? Discover 10 shocking reasons many people prefer PowerPoint over Prezi
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An interesting comparison of Powerpoint and Prezi.

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PowerPoint 'Kill Switch' Shuts Down Poor Presentations - ParticiPoll

PowerPoint 'Kill Switch' Shuts Down Poor Presentations - ParticiPoll | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Audience polling system provider ParticiPoll.com has launched a new ‘Kill Switch’ which allows audience members to instantly suspend poor PowerPoint presentations by majority vote. (Strictly embargoed until after midnight, 31st March 2016) The Kill Switch will be rolled out in April as an additional feature to ParticiPoll’s existing audience voting system, popular with healthcare, life …
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Interesting but "dangerous" feature will be added to ParticiPoll app in April. Audience will be able to make a bad presentation stop by vote. What is the presenter going to do in this situation?

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