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SyncSpace - a drawing tool for iPad

SyncSpace - a drawing tool for iPad | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
SyncSpace for iPad provides a zoomable drawing space that can be shared in real time over the net, a sort of shared whiteboard.
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mysimpleshow - create your own explainer video in minutes

mysimpleshow - create your own explainer video in minutes | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
It has never been easier to create your own explainer video. mysimpleshow transforms any text into an animated video you will love.
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10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation

See it with animations! https://vimeo.com/179236019 It’s impossible to win over an audience with a bad presentation. You might have the next big thing, but if …
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3 Ways to Create More Fabulous PowerPoint Presentations

3 Ways to Create More Fabulous PowerPoint Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
If you want your slides to have more oomph and less ho-hum, here a three simple ways to create more fabulous PowerPoint presentations
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What’s the best way to display PowerPoint on my iPad?

What’s the best way to display PowerPoint on my iPad? | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The peeps in Seattle have been big enough to set aside their differences, creating the new PowerPoint app for mobile devices.
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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.
Alex's curator insight, August 1, 10:48 PM
Cool new Powerpoint feature from Microsoft!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 10:41 AM

Worth exploring this new animation feature in PowerPoint.

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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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Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, July 16, 1:31 AM
simple y genial
Sandy Bernstein's curator insight, August 1, 9:05 AM

Great set of Powerpoint hints and tips!

Sue Alexander's curator insight, August 3, 12:26 PM
Yep, I can use this
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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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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 10:47 AM

Dozens of valuable PowerPoint tips like these on converting PPT to video. Thanks to Baiba Svenca for sharing.

rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, August 5, 5:07 AM
Move over Power Points, and static pages, enter VLogging and Youtube! The world has come a long way since the times of power point presentations, and why not when you can have the advantage of video! Videos make for better engagement of the audience, they appear to be more human, and yes there is less of print matter! 
Mary Jo Davies's curator insight, August 5, 10:10 AM
You don't always need to use a video editor for professional presentations. 
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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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Haiku Deck Classroom: Presentations for Teachers & Students

Haiku Deck Classroom: Presentations for Teachers & Students | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
New Haiku Deck Classroom makes it fast, easy, and affordable for educators and students to create beautiful presentations with the full power of Haiku Deck
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How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom

How to Use Narrated Presentations With Voice Overs in the Classroom | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Examples of ways students can use Visme's audio feature to create narrated, self-running presentations with voice overs.
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Rachael Bryant's curator insight, August 16, 10:33 PM
digital storytelling potential
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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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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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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. 
Alex's curator insight, August 1, 10:49 PM
No one wants to read your boring bullet points. Love this 2 minute challenge!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 10:43 AM

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

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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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crowhopsuggests's comment, August 5, 12:15 AM
Extremely good...!!
Giuliano Deledda's curator insight, August 6, 2:57 AM
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"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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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.