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Slide Design: How to Build a Powerful Color Palette

Slide Design: How to Build a Powerful Color Palette | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
With sight dominating our senses, it is no surprise that colors have come to hold so much meaning and importance in our culture. Consciously and unconsciously, we use color to signify our feelings:...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 9, 2014 12:35 PM

A must-read article about the significance of colors in your presentations. The rules of their combinations have been explained. For instance, learn what 60-30-10 rule is. Why have you never thought about it?

FPPT's curator insight, April 22, 2014 4:14 PM

This is a very interesting way to make a color palette for your PowerPoint presentations or slide designs.

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Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Whiteboards

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Whiteboards | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Creating engagement in the virtual classroom is easy when you design effective whiteboard activities.Here are some tips to get you started.

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Nancy Duarte: How to Create Better Visual Presentations

Nancy Duarte explains how to create better visual presentations so you can communicate your ideas with efficiency, clarity and impact. She is CEO of Silicon ...

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Mike Donahue's curator insight, March 19, 2014 7:59 AM

Nancy Duarte offers some simple ideas for making a more effective slideshow to enhance your presentation.

Lon Naylor's curator insight, March 19, 2014 9:28 AM

I constantly see video "gurus" telling people to just insert all your script text into PowerPoint slides, read it aloud while recording, and...BAM!...instant video!

 

I've always contended that this is a questionable strategy at best for delivering a visual message. Here is one of the leading presentation experts on the planet explaining part of my contention.

Chris Carter's curator insight, March 19, 2014 10:27 PM

Words of wisdom, all in 3 minutes.

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Visualizing Text: The New Literacy of Infographics

Visualizing Text: The New Literacy of Infographics | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it
Infographics are modern, written artifacts about collected resources in a dynamic, visual format. Infographics should be viewed as complex, standalone texts, not simply a text feature or graphic element.

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Food for thought...could this be the new book report format?

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Greenwich Connect's curator insight, January 20, 2014 7:28 AM

Slightly overblown tone, presumably to help what is a useful overview of infographics sound more "academic" - read between the lines for what students should think through and how they should approach their own infographic production

Kerri Schaub's curator insight, January 20, 2014 8:10 AM

Visualizing is a powerful multisensory technique. 

OTCD (Dr. J. Rankin)'s curator insight, January 21, 2014 11:36 AM

I love the CCSS tie-in!

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6 Presentation Design Dos and Don’ts

6 Presentation Design Dos and Don’ts | Elementary Technology Education | Scoop.it

Great presentation design can be difficult to master because it requires the coordination of many elements, including colors, fonts, images, icons and background. While there are a lot of pieces to the presentation design puzzle, don’t be overwhelmed.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 8, 2014 1:25 PM

A nice list of dos and don'ts in presentation design. The article suggests what you should avoid doing and what you should do instead to achieve the best result.

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, April 9, 2014 12:13 AM

Great visual reminders of how to prepare effective presentations

eLearningTV's curator insight, May 1, 2014 8:42 AM

A must to know.

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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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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 18, 2014 2:46 PM

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.

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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Presenters Checklist for Success

Presenter's Checklist for Success! Wether you are a new speaker or a seasoned one, these 12 Items is a must to check off before your next presentation. Created by Camille Wong.


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Cynthia Kivland's curator insight, January 23, 2014 11:20 AM

Engaging audiences requires an emotional connection.  Sharing this slideshare with some presentation tips.

Donna Hudson's curator insight, January 24, 2014 7:23 PM

Great Ideas!

 

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, January 26, 2014 12:11 AM

love this presentation. Look at it! what great visuals