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Everything for and about presentations - online tools, apps, tips and tutorials, templates etc.
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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, Today, 7:25 AM
Some inspirational tips for presos.
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You don't need fancy, you need clean & graphic!

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Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
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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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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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Create and save a PowerPoint template

Create and save a PowerPoint template | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Create a reusable template by saving a PowerPoint file (.pptx or .ppt) as a PowerPoint template (.potx or .pot).
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Useful tutorial about how to create your own PowerPoint template. May be convenient if you want to create a series of PPT presentations.

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Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 10:54 AM

Useful tutorial about how to create your own PowerPoint template. May be convenient if you want to create a series of PPT presentations.

Digitalent's curator insight, March 28, 5:03 AM

Useful tutorial about how to create your own PowerPoint template. May be convenient if you want to create a series of PPT presentations.

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How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

How To Create Animated Gifs For PowerPoint and Keynote Presentations. If you want to produce GIFs for an upcoming presentation, you will be happy to know that GIFs are relatively easy to create. While there are a variety of ways to make GIFs, here are a few simple options that will help you create impressive GIFs quickly.

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If you want to add a GIF to your presentation, here is how you can do it.

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Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:38 PM

Do you want that X-factor to add some zing to your PowerPoint or Office Mix presentations? Gifs can do this for you.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, February 16, 4:15 PM

Great tutorail!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 22, 4:14 PM

Great tips on how to create an animated gifs, check it out.

 

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6 Easy Steps to Create a “Stand Out” Slide and Beat the Background Noise

6 Easy Steps to Create a “Stand Out” Slide and Beat the Background Noise | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
This tutorial guides you how to highlight picture in PowerPoint- make certain portion of a slide stand out from the background.
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A great tutorial for highlighting important objects on your PowerPoint slides.

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Sue Sullivan's curator insight, March 30, 10:38 AM

A great tutorial for highlighting important objects on your PowerPoint slides.

Jean Marrapodi's curator insight, April 27, 1:19 AM
Awesome tip. I can see a ton of ways to use this.
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Using PowerPoint to make classroom posters

Using PowerPoint to make classroom posters | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Classroom posters not only display students' work, but you can create material to inform and help the students as well. In this week's post, I am going to show you two different posters and then give some advice on how to make them. The 'How are you?' poster Back in 2013, I created a classroom…
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Did you know that you can use PowerPoint to create posters? There are a few tricks you have to learn, and this article will help you do it.

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Chantal M. Simonelli's curator insight, January 16, 9:16 AM

No need to buy expensive posters! Just a color printer and your creativity! #teachers #savemoney #creativity #classroom

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 7:40 AM

Did you know that you can use PowerPoint to create posters? There are a few tricks you have to learn, and this article will help you do it.

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How to Make Christmas Card in 5 minutes using PowerPoint

How to make Christmas card in Powerpoint, instructions for creating own 2016 New Year card. Use given hand drawn icons of Santa Claus, Snowman, Christmas tree,…
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A very timely post! And it also tells you how to make a New Year  card.

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PowerPoint 2016 now helps people design slides that aren't terrible

PowerPoint 2016 now helps people design slides that aren't terrible | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft announced a pair of major updates to PowerPoint 2016 on Friday that are aimed at making it easy for people to create spiffy presentations without going overboard.
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How to Optimize Your Presentations with Video

How to Optimize Your Presentations with Video | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
5 good reasons why you should include more videos in your slide decks and a guide to properly using them in your presentations.
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7 Alternatives to Bullet Points

7 Alternatives to Bullet Points | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Bullet points suck big time. They put your audience to sleep. Learn 7 alternatives ways to present your information in a more engaging way.
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Once again - bullet points and their alternatives. Learn how you can have your cake and eat it too.

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How To Be a PowerPoint Animation Ninja

No animation, or really bad animation, can make your PowerPoint presentations look really amateurish. But! Help is at hand! BrightCarbon's presentation experts…
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BrightCarbon suggest that PowerPoint presentations should use animations to make a bigger impact on the audience.

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3 Easy Steps to Make Jeopardy Game in PowerPoint

3 Easy Steps to Make Jeopardy Game in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Use table to create the Jeopardy game board in PowerPoint, hyperlink each cell to the clue, use Slide Master for clues and answers. Download Free Template.
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Play Jeopardy with your students that you have created yourself using PPT. Ask your students to create a game. Get free template!

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Scott Holcomb's curator insight, September 28, 2015 10:37 AM

Always a classroom favorite!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, September 28, 2015 2:28 PM

Have you ever wanted to create a Jeopardy Game or any game for your classroom?  Well, here are the step by step directions and a FREE downloadable template to get you started.  Good Luck & Enjoy!

Nikos Kon's curator insight, March 24, 6:01 PM

Play Jeopardy with your students that you have created yourself using PPT. Ask your students to create a game. Get free template!

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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 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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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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5 Activities to Make Your PowerPoint More Engaging

5 Activities to Make Your PowerPoint More Engaging | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Is PowerPoint a useful teaching tool? A few days ago on the Teaching English - British Council Facebook page there was a discussion about PowerPoint - Do you love it or hate it? The discussion linked to an article by Rob Lewis who talked about ways PowerPoint could be used in class. In an earlier post he…
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Awesome resource for teachers - fun things to do with PowerPoint including ready-made templates.

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Marianne Hart's curator insight, March 31, 9:32 AM

Awesome resource for teachers - fun things to do with PowerPoint including ready-made templates.

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 7:39 AM

Awesome resource for teachers - fun things to do with PowerPoint including ready-made templates.

Tonya Smith Saylor's curator insight, May 7, 9:25 PM

Thinking of doing a PowerPoint for your next classroom presentation? Check out this resource to assist you in creating a more interesting and engaging presentation that your audience will love.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5
Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

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How To Use Color Overlays With Photos

"How to use color overlays with photos?" is answered in this PowerPoint tutorial video. For more answers to your presentation design and public speaking questi…
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A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

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Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 10:57 AM

A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

Marie Christine Masse's curator insight, March 30, 8:15 AM

A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

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How to Design PowerPoint Presentations That Pack a Punch - in 5 Easy Steps

How to Design PowerPoint Presentations That Pack a Punch - in 5 Easy Steps | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
You don’t need to be a good designer, public speaker, or writer to design a powerful PowerPoint presentation. Here are a few helpful tips!
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Another great list of tips for creating a perfect PowerPoint presentation.

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Jamie Fulcher's curator insight, January 21, 5:10 PM

Great tips on planning and engaging your audience.

Frederic Martorell Miro's curator insight, January 23, 11:08 AM
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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 10:23 AM

Great tips for creating that Presentation in 5 easy steps.

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Best Presentation Software: 10 PowerPoint Alternatives

Best Presentation Software: 10 PowerPoint Alternatives | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A summary of the most important features of the best presentation software and top-rated PowerPoint alternatives.
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Check out this list of PPT alternatives. Have you tried using them all?

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Atika MOKHFI's curator insight, March 20, 6:11 AM

Check out this list of PPT alternatives. Have you tried using them all?

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How to be a PowerPoint Power User

How to be a PowerPoint Power User | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Got a presentation to prepare for? Want to avoid 'Death by PowerPoint'? Then read on, we've polled some PowerPoint experts for their tried and tested PowerPoint tips. You'll even discover how to partner PowerPoint with best of breed presentation productivity apps to ensure you are prepared for any occasion.
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A great infographic - 7 tricks to help you become an expert user of PowerPoint.

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Mihai Corbuleac's curator insight, January 7, 7:00 AM

Nice infographic, thank you Baiba!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 10:27 AM

More great tips for using PowerPoint, check them out!

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Emaze - brighten up your presentations

Emaze - brighten up your presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
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Emaze have just released a new feature that automatically gives your Powerpoint presentation a new look. You have to log in and upload your old PPT and... be amazed!

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PowerPoint Hacks for Rookies: 4 Must Consider Aspects

While there are many things you should consider to create a spectacular presentation, there are 4 non-negotiable aspects you should keep in mind first.
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Slides that will be easy for your students to understand and remember... if they are rookies.

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13 Alternatives to Using Bullet Points in Presentations

Here are 13 alternative ways to design and display content in presentations versus using bullet points. This will work in PowerPoint and other presentation aut…
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Some nice examples of substitutes for bullet points.

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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 24, 2015 4:57 AM

Odi gli elenchi puntati nelle tue slide?
Ecco 13 alternative (alcune non lo sono davvero, ma fai finta di niente!) molto efficaci per raggruppare e rappresentare meglio le tue idee.

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Powerpoint background tips: How to customize the images, colors and borders

Powerpoint background tips: How to customize the images, colors and borders | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint's built-in templates are convenient, but everyone knows what they look like, and you look unoriginal if that's all you use. Try these tips to make something unique that will help your presentation stand out.
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Choose a standard PPT template and customize it to take it to a whole new level. Use this comprehensive tutorial about how to do it.

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