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Best Free presentation Software and PowerPoint Alternative

Best Free presentation Software and PowerPoint Alternative | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The 5 Best Free Presentation Software Alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint. Everyone agrees that Microsoft Powerpoint is so 20th century. It is not the best free presentation tool (In fact it’s not free at all). So what should you use if you want to make 21st century presentations? A few options come close to claim the best free presentation software.


Via Baiba Svenca, Timo Ilomäki
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These online PowerPoint alternatives are pretty sweet!

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, February 6, 2013 5:59 AM

The article reviews PowToon, Google Drive presentations, 280Slides, Slide Rocket and Prezi. Some great tips for better use of the tools.

 

SLRE's curator insight, February 14, 2013 4:58 AM

Overzicht (Engelstalig) met korte bespreking van een 5-tal gratis alternatieven voor PowerPoint.

Ileane Smith's comment, February 16, 2013 8:33 AM
Slide Rocket and Google Drive can work together and I'm using them to create YouTube videos. I have Prezi on my to do list.
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Making Gmail Safe for Schools

Making Gmail Safe for Schools | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google Apps provides schools with tools to make Gmail safe and secure for students.
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A nice overview of some settings available in the GAFE Admin Console that can keep email safe for kids.
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Interacting with Nonfiction Text

Interacting with Nonfiction Text | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Mighty Little Librarian - Librarian Tiff's Blog
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Great PDFs for use in the classroom
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Using Video and Google Forms for Video Based Questions (VBQ)

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The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education

The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Complete Guide To Twitter Hashtags For Education
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The Techy Coach

This site provides blog articles and tutorials to help teachers with technology integration!
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If you want to learn about Google, especially in education, you should go here.
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Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level

Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click…
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An AWESOME resource!
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The Impossible to Fail Quiz in the New Google Forms

The Impossible to Fail Quiz in the New Google Forms | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
After Chris Aviles introduced me to the Impossible to Fail Quiz at EdCamp New Jersey, I liked it so much I used it with my students and created a tutorial to show other teachers how to make it.
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A Handy Periodic Table of the Elements for K12 Teachers and Students

A Handy Periodic Table of the Elements for K12 Teachers and Students | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Photogrammar Photo Archive From Yale - Search Through Great Depression Era Photos

Photogrammar Photo Archive From Yale - Search Through Great Depression Era Photos | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Use Yale's Photogrammar web app to hunt through 170,000 photos taken during the Great Depression era.
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Wow! Thank you Yale!
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15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher

15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here Are 15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher
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I see some potential for some, including "Simply Circle." Others, like "Showbie" and "Socrative" are a part of my regular arsenal of apps on the iPad.
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Use Google Forms to Make Parent Contact Lists in Gmail

Use Google Forms to Make Parent Contact Lists in Gmail | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Do you want to e-mail all parents for your class without entering twenty-five e-mail addresses into Gmail? Would you like parent e-mail addresses to populate in Gmail so you don't have to remember them?
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Holy cow! What a great move! Thank you, Tom!
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10 Good Spelling Apps

10 Good Spelling Apps | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Growing up in my house there were countless games of Scrabble and informal spelling bees. Those were about the only fun ways my siblings and I had to learn how to spell. Today, there are plenty of ...
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I have also used Schoolboard and Spelling City.
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Introducing Young Students to iPads

Introducing Young Students to iPads | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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I LOVE this idea! Great for the little ones who are new to using iPads in a classroom setting.
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Stay on Top of Teaching Trends with These 36 Hashtags

Stay on Top of Teaching Trends with These 36 Hashtags | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Looking for new ways to encourage your students and innovate in your classroom? Follow these teaching trends on Twitter and other social media for ideas.
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24 Must-Share Poems for Middle School and High School

24 Must-Share Poems for Middle School and High School | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
So your students aren't excited about poetry? These 24 poems will give them something to think about and might even change their minds.
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Elementary Library Makerspace Resources

Elementary Library Makerspace Resources | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Collaborative Resources created with Mrs. J in the Library Elementary Librarians to Follow Twitter Blog Library or School District Andy Plemmons Barrow Media Center David Saunders The Greenwich Co...
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Six Quick Tips If You're Suddenly Teaching STEM

Six Quick Tips If You're Suddenly Teaching STEM | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Expert Anne Jolly has six essential tips that can help teachers suddenly assigned to STEM classes survive a challenging start and achieve ultimate success.
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A Simple Tool to Create Stunning Video Animations for Your Class

A Simple Tool to Create Stunning Video Animations for Your Class | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Your Child's Online Behavior Is a Reflection of Offline Parenting

Your Child's Online Behavior Is a Reflection of Offline Parenting | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Raising children in a digital society can be challenging. When it comes to the digital world, there is no walking away.
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An excellent view of How to be a Better Online Parent.
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