Digital Presentations in Education
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Everything for and about presentations - online tools, apps, tips and tutorials, slide design, etc.
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Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic]

Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic] | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A visual, easy-to-understand explanation of public domain, including a flow chart to help you decide whether you can legally use an online image or not.
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YEC Geo's curator insight, June 13, 8:46 AM
Off-topic, but important to any content creator on Scoop.it, or the web in general.
Martin Debattista's curator insight, June 19, 2:42 AM
Creative Commons remains the best licensing system that promotes creative work and its appreciated.
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Can I Use That Picture? How to Legally Use Copyrighted Images [Infographic]
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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.

Thanks for the suggestion to Super Monitoring.

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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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Find Free Photos You'll Actually Want to Use

Find Free Photos You'll Actually Want to Use | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
“Good design is good business.” – Thomas Watson, Jr. In design, photography is only growing in importance, after all pictures can say a thousand words. Imagery
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Great list of sites where you can find images for your presentations.

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Sue Alexander's curator insight, September 16, 2016 12:45 PM
Always happy to find more free stuff. O Commons License.
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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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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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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, 2016 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.

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 16, 2016 4:15 PM

Great tutorail!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 22, 2016 4:14 PM

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

 

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10 Clever Tricks for Adding Text to Images

10 Clever Tricks for Adding Text to Images | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Presentation Design Tips - Learn 10 ways to creatively add text to images. These cool PowerPoint tricks will get your audience excited and ready for action
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Some great tips for making your images stand out and carry more value.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, September 2, 2015 9:14 AM

Here are some great tips for creating those Presentation Slides.

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15 Visual Content Tools That Rock

15 Visual Content Tools That Rock | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Today I'm sharing just why it's dangerous to put your trust in copy on it's own and why visual content can create the perfect balance for your blog.


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A great list of tools that help to create visual content.

Thanks to Payman Taei for the suggestion.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 6, 2014 8:22 AM

A short list of tools for creating visual content.

All of them are good, but are much more than these 15.

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, September 7, 2014 8:39 AM

Great list of useful graphics tools!

Tatiana Kuzmina's curator insight, September 27, 2014 1:42 PM

Good selection

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Frobee.com - Slideshow Maker

Frobee.com - Slideshow Maker | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Create Flash slideshows the easy way

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A simple and easy slideshow maker which does not require registration. The only thing you need to do is to upload your images and choose transitions, then download the file for playback.

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How to Choose the Right Photographs for Your Presentation

How to Choose the Right Photographs for Your Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
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The article deals with the role of photos in your presentations and discusses 3 methods of using images with purpose.

Great image examples and explanations!

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Lon Naylor's curator insight, May 13, 2014 8:50 AM

Some interesting design considerations when it comes to using photo images.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 13, 2014 7:41 PM

Como elegir fotografías para una presentación.

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Digital Image Factory: All Pics

Free & Easy Digital Image AWESOMENESS by The Daring Librarian. What's your favourite digital imaging site? Slideshare Tip: Why the "All Pics" in the title?...
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A great slide presentation that focuses on images in your presentations - how and where to get them, how to enhance them, how to work with fonts and colors. Finally, there is a long list of image editing sites which will help you do the job.

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David Baker's curator insight, April 3, 2014 1:48 AM

one more good resource of practices and resources to make presentations, classes and professional learning pop!

Kate JohnsonMcGregor's curator insight, April 17, 2014 10:40 AM

Excellent slide show provides suggestions  and tips for students and instructors - no more death by powerpoint!  

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Welcome to Picozu - the HTML5 Image Editor

Welcome to Picozu - the HTML5 Image Editor | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Picozu Editor is an online drawing and photo retouching application based on HTML5 and CSS3. The application provides you with an easy yet complex way to edit your photos, draw using various brushes, filters, layers and explore various editing tools such as color fill, magic eraser, freehand selection, cropping, selections and more.

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Picozu is a wonderfully creative tool for editing images. It is free and works in your browser. You can add it to the list of your Chrome applications or work in other browsers.

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Cindy Powell's curator insight, November 20, 2013 2:28 PM

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This looks like a high powered editor for a free online tool.

rwestby's curator insight, November 24, 2013 2:08 AM

Compares nicely with Art Rage.

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, December 10, 2013 4:53 AM

proberen als anti Adobe actie...

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How to Add Speech Bubbles to Pictures

How to Add Speech Bubbles to Pictures | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

“I have some photos (JPEG files) and wish to add "speech bubbles". Do you know of a program or any online app that will do this? Many thanks!” 

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If you decide that your pictures in the presentation need some text, you may add speech bubbles to the characters or objects using one of these tools - PowerPoint, Photoshop, Phrase It, Speechable, Excel or Word. For detailed instructions, read the article.

 

Thanks to Becky Roehrs for the suggestion.

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BookChook's comment, August 8, 2013 8:42 PM
I add speech bubbles often for my blog pics. Ribbet is online and very simple too.
BookChook's curator insight, August 8, 2013 8:43 PM

Lots of ways to add spech bubbles to pics. 

Mouhssine Kharbach's comment, August 10, 2013 10:17 AM
nice tool
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Remove Any Image Background With Clipping Magic

Remove Any Image Background With Clipping Magic | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Clipping Magic is a free web app for quickly and easily removing image backgrounds.

When using images for PowerPoint presentations, blog posts and other projects, one may require removing their background so that they may blend in with the colors of your presentation slide, blog or canvas.  However, removing a background image isn’t easy and being a PRO at PhotoShop is not possible for everyone.

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Clipping Magic is a very useful free tool for removing image backgrounds.

The post takes you through the process of the background removal. No doubt this is a very handy tool.

Direct link http://clippingmagic.com/

 

Thanks to Alfredo Corell for the tool suggestion.

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Ms. Corri's curator insight, July 17, 2013 9:28 PM

This will make presentations more fun :-)

Ra's curator insight, July 21, 2013 5:21 PM

Add to the resources folder, just in case. 

NikMak's curator insight, October 8, 2013 8:39 AM

Καταπληκτικό εργαλείο! Πιο γρήγορα δεν γίνεται! 

 

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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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Coconut Curator's curator insight, April 30, 10:29 AM
This is a great list of some free to use image sources, particulalry useful for class web pages or wikis.
Vane García Aguilar's curator insight, May 4, 7:23 AM

Save this link to get access to loads of images for your presentations or other purposes. Excellent list!

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 13, 5:06 AM
Jolie liste.
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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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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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Justin Hurd's curator insight, May 21, 10:27 AM
Being Adobe, I always thought that this tool would cost money, but I am pleasantly surprised that it is free. A great tool that can be used for designing graphics and videos. 
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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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Nancy Jones's curator insight, May 27, 2016 8:55 AM
Thoughtful article to help you think outside the box with your images and style of presentation.
Nancy Jones's curator insight, December 31, 2016 11:33 AM
Love this. I think we ALL need to revisit presentation skills and what can engage an audience. I am working on that with my 6th graders.
Martha Bongiorno's curator insight, January 2, 8:49 AM
Clean and appealing!
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11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations

11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Many presenters are using images horribly in their presentations! Check out these 11 best and worst ways of using images in PowerPoint slides.
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Check out the examples of good and bad usage of images in your presentations. It will make you think about how you do it and teach you to do it better.

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M Bresson's curator insight, February 28, 2016 6:15 AM

Des astuces pour améliorer l'usage des photos dans nos présentations.

Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 2016 10:55 AM

Check out the examples of good and bad usage of images in your presentations. It will make you think about how you do it and teach you to do it better.

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Create a Free Slideshow for Website - Cincopa

Create a Free Slideshow for Website - Cincopa | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

The Cincopa photo/video slideshow application is free and couldn't be easier to use. Sign up for your free account and use the web interface to create your slideshows within minutes and in three easy steps.

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This application lets you create and embed beautiful slideshows on your website. An excellent choice for your class blog.


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Kymberley Pelky's curator insight, October 31, 2015 12:59 PM

Marketing for your library website.

véronique valentino's curator insight, November 11, 2015 6:07 AM

Nouvel outil pour créer des diaporamas pour votre site internet.

Kabir Kumar's curator insight, March 4, 2016 8:16 AM

This application lets you create and embed beautiful slideshows on your website. An excellent choice for your class blog.


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Thematic - Create your own scrolling album for free

Thematic - Create your own scrolling album for free | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Visit www.thematic.co to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.
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Thematic web app lets you create visual photo stories with textual comments. Great for picture presentations.

 

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 15, 2015 1:07 AM

Thematic is a cool tool for storytelling and other presentations. Worth looking at.

Marco Favero's curator insight, February 15, 2015 8:06 AM

Create beautiful visual stories

Nedko Aldev's curator insight, March 2, 2015 10:53 AM

 

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Twibfy - discover beautiful content

Twibfy - discover beautiful content | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Twibfy is an inspirational platform where you can discover, share, submit and organize the content you love.
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Twibfy is a platform for sharing beautiful photos and videos. All the images are high-quality and inspirational, you can make your own collection from the photos displayed on the site, download them or upload your own images.

Lots of creative photos for your presentations!

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Gratisography - download free high-resolution pictures

Gratisography - download free high-resolution pictures | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Free, use as you please, high-resolution pictures.
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Gratisography is an awesome site for finding images for your next presentation. All pictures are free, instant download.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 30, 2014 5:53 PM

dowload immediatly awesome free picturas from Gratisography

GranGoddessa's curator insight, June 3, 2014 10:10 AM

Free, use as you please, high-resolution pictures.

4twenty2's curator insight, June 12, 2014 4:15 AM

Fantastic resource with some great images - easy to use, brilliant for innovative presentations or compelling blogs!

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Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free

Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Visit www.myparade.com to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.
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A super easy way to create a photo presentation with the new service Parade. You do not even need to register.

Just upload your photos from Dropbox, Box or your computer and share your album with anyone! You may choose if it is public or private.

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Ali Anani's curator insight, April 26, 2014 12:12 AM

Easily make your "scrolling memories"

Natalie Sing's curator insight, May 1, 2014 11:59 AM

This looks like it has great applications for photo essays!

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Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives

Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Exposure enables photographers to easily tell vibrant stories with their photos. Assemble a more complete narrative than you could with a feed or lonely photo on a permalink page.

Creating amazing narratives in Exposure is a breeze. Our “what you see is what you get” editor lets you craft your post exactly as others will see it. Drag and drop to create photo sets laid out in beautiful grids that look great on every device. Write some content, add a title, and hit Publish to share your story with the world.

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A cool new tool for creating photo stories. All you need is photos and stories that lie behind your images.

Many thanks for the suggestion to Alfredo Corell.

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Srdp Cégep de l'Outaouais's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:27 AM

Un bel outil pour ceux et celles qui aiment raconter des histoires numériques...

Kate JohnsonMcGregor's curator insight, December 13, 2013 10:37 AM

I have an idea for teaching photo essays as part of an English project-based learning initiative - this looks like an awesome tool! Yay! Literacy!

malek's curator insight, December 15, 2013 9:29 AM

If you can shoot it, you can narrate it..awesom

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Finding Images in Google Presentations

Finding Copyright-friendly Images in Google Presentations (My screencast on using the Research Tool in Google Presentations to find copyright-friendly images http://t.co/3stEdRCDGz #tlchat)...
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A useful video tutorial about how to find images in Google Presentations that are free to use, share or modify to avoid copyright issues. I would recommend watching this screencast to school students who may not pay due attention to image sources.

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, August 12, 2013 11:40 PM

A very useful post! Thanks for sharing!

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, August 25, 2013 9:35 PM

thank you...

John Thomas's curator insight, February 12, 2014 5:52 AM

Finding Images in Google Presentations

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Recite - turn your quote into a picture

Recite - turn your quote into a picture | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Recite - turn a quote into a masterpiece.

 

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A cool little tool that easily makes a picture using your quote (either your own or someone else's). There are background templates (though not very many) to choose from. You only have to type the quote, click on Create and...voilà, you have an image which you can insert in your presentation to add a nice touch.

Above you can see an example made by me.

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Nina Fishman's curator insight, July 27, 2013 2:21 PM

Communicates to the whole brain and expands  the impact of the quote.

Ann Bolzenius's curator insight, July 29, 2013 8:15 AM

Excellent source!  Fun to use.