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Prezi - Mastering the Prezi zoom

Prezi - Mastering the Prezi zoom | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

As cool as it is, there is such a thing as too much Prezi zoom. If you’ve ever sat through a presentation that felt more like a rollercoaster ride than a speech, you know what we mean. That 180º flip may feel from the stage, but you don’t want to send your audience running for motion sickness bags...


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As one who gets motion sick at some Prezis, as well as the intro roller coaster intro at the movie theater, this is great :}

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 18, 2014 2:28 PM

El zoom de Prezi.

John Rudkin's curator insight, July 28, 2014 4:01 AM

Great series of Prezi tutorials

Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 2014 8:36 AM

Prezit ilman huimausta, jess!

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5 Ideas to Help You Blog

5 Ideas to Help You Blog | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
I sent out the following tweet regarding some "simplified" steps for blog that are crucial to the process: 4 easy steps for #blogging that we tell our students. 1. Write 2. Categorize 3. Tag 4. Pub...
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Our NEISD teachers have an Edublog account, but many struggle with getting "jump started".  Here is some advice from George Couros-

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Tweet from @KleinErin

Top story via Kleinspiration 5 Ways To Google Presentations Not As Presentation… http://www.edudemic.com/5-ways-google-presentations-presentations …, see more http://tweetedtimes.com/KleinErin
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BurningWell.Org - Free Public Domain Images and Photos

BurningWell.Org - Free Public Domain Images and Photos | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

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Using the Google Drive Presentation App

Google Drive has all the office tools, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, even a terrific forms tool. But the one no-one seems to pay any attention to is Presenta...

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Pablo Barrios's curator insight, July 1, 2014 5:53 PM

Excelente vídeo con una clara explicación sobre cómo utilizar la Herramienta para Presentaciones de Google Drive. Simple y una alternativa más a lo ya tradicional.

Arlis Groves's curator insight, July 4, 2014 4:56 PM

Why choose Google Drive's Presentation app over Power Point?  No reason, unless you are collaborating on a presentation.  Since more students are working on projects electronically and from different locations, this could be a great tool.

Fra-Léc's curator insight, October 4, 2014 10:33 AM

Merci Aurélie !

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Your Prezi Editor, more intuitive than ever

Your Prezi Editor, more intuitive than ever | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

We’re excited to tell you about some relatively small changes that we think will have a really big impact on how easily you use the Prezi Editor. You’ll notice these changes in your online and desktop editor over the next few weeks. All the tools you know and love are still there, but we’ve moved them around a bit to better fit with how you work.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 22, 2014 11:14 AM

Prezi creators have made some changes / improvements to the tool which you will see when you start building your next presentation.

FilipeAlvesFerreira's curator insight, June 23, 2014 3:51 AM

Producing googledepending 4G3W results

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 2014 4:10 AM

some changes on the Prezi editor to make it even easier to create amazing presentations

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Murally: Sketching on Sticky Notes

Murally: Sketching on Sticky Notes | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

After many requests for a drawing feature, we’re happy to announce that Mural.ly now allows you to sketch your ideas out on sticky notes (and we’re pretty excited about it).


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 9, 2014 5:42 AM

Mural.ly has novel tools. Among other, you can add sticky notes inside.


Have a go for your infographics

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:05 PM

Great addition to let you sketch on sticky notes.

Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:48 PM

sticky

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Prezi - Mastering the Prezi zoom

Prezi - Mastering the Prezi zoom | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

As cool as it is, there is such a thing as too much Prezi zoom. If you’ve ever sat through a presentation that felt more like a rollercoaster ride than a speech, you know what we mean. That 180º flip may feel from the stage, but you don’t want to send your audience running for motion sickness bags...


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As one who gets motion sick at some Prezis, as well as the intro roller coaster intro at the movie theater, this is great :}

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 18, 2014 2:28 PM

El zoom de Prezi.

John Rudkin's curator insight, July 28, 2014 4:01 AM

Great series of Prezi tutorials

Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 2014 8:36 AM

Prezit ilman huimausta, jess!

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Office Mix: Intro

Office Mix: Intro | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
Office Mix: Intro, by Office Mix, Welcome to Office Mix! This is the first in a series of How-To videos designed to walk you through creating your very first Mix. In this video you will learn where to download the PowerPoint Add-In and how to get started. Happy Mixing!

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 6, 2014 12:27 PM

Office Mix is a new PowerPoint 2013 plugin which lets you enrich your PowerPoint presentations by adding a voice narrative, recording a video, creating and inserting quizzes or making a screencast.

Looks perfect for using in teaching!

Download Office Mix at https://mix.office.com/Home/GettingStarted

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Office Mix: Intro 

Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 11, 2014 11:34 AM

Office Mix beta is now open for the general public. I will be testing this add-on over the next couple of months but it looks like a solid tool for any educator to include within their Office apps.

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How to make smoother slide transitions in Keynote

How to make smoother slide transitions in Keynote | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
Too often, we still think of presentations as one-slide-after-another. But Joe Kissell has some tips for making them practically seamless and cinematic.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 6, 2014 12:05 PM

For Mac users, some useful tips for creating better slides.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How Google Search Works and A Whole Bunch of Search Tips

Free Technology for Teachers: How Google Search Works and A Whole Bunch of Search Tips | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

"Google's Inside Search is a good place to find information about how Google search works and to find a slew of search tips. How Search Works is an animated graphic that reveals the basics of how websites are sorted, ranked, and presented to you in your search results. More information is revealed as you scroll down the How Search Works graphic."


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, December 20, 2013 1:58 PM

Goede uitleg, mooie site

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, December 22, 2013 3:48 PM

Tecnlogía libre

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Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers

Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

While I do not have the great fortune to work with this Tech Guru, I have heard her speak many times, used her books, and shared her tips.  Here she is!

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While I do not have the great fortune to work with this Tech Guru, I have heard her speak many times, used her books, and shared her tips.  Here she is!

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Using Google Hangouts for Teacher Development

"How is your family? Whoa! What's that on your head? Is that a wig?" "Give her a mustache!" "Great pirate!" "What did you eat for your Thanksgiving feast? Nice hat!" Between the guffaws and be
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5 Ideas to Help You Blog

5 Ideas to Help You Blog | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
I sent out the following tweet regarding some "simplified" steps for blog that are crucial to the process: 4 easy steps for #blogging that we tell our students. 1. Write 2. Categorize 3. Tag 4. Pub...
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Our teachers have an Edublogs account, but many need more guidance to get "jump started".  Here is some advice from George Couros!

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Free Images - Pixabay

Free Images - Pixabay | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
Search over 210,000 free photos, cliparts, and vector graphics or share your own pictures as Public Domain on Pixabay.

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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
In social media, we're all increasingly thinking about visual content. But there's one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free, good quality images that are cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content?...

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Khawar Ijaz's curator insight, January 2, 2015 6:18 AM

you can watch indian dramas on line http://www.dramashush.com/

Westcoast Reader's curator insight, March 5, 2015 10:59 PM

Very useful!

Heatherstreasure's curator insight, June 7, 2015 9:40 PM

A great list of Sites where you can find free photos for your blog!  

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Haiku Deck - new free themes

Haiku Deck - new free themes | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

Haiku Deck themes keep your decks looking stylish and cohesive from beginning to end, with a professionally designed combination of font, image filter, and color palette for your charts and graphs.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 7, 2014 12:48 PM

Check out six new free themes by Haiku Deck, available in both web app and iPad app.

Marja Oilinki's curator insight, June 8, 2014 4:37 AM

Haiku Deck on helppo tapa luoda visuaalisesti näyttäviä dioja. Kuvahakuominaisuus on mainio. Haiku on helppo käyttää, rajoituksena vain se, että formaatti on melko joustamaton. Muistiinpanodiojen tekemiseen en tätä käyttäisi, mutta virikedioihin, ideoiden esittelyyn, mihin tahansa, missä tärkeintä on luoda tunnelmaa.

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Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:15 PM

As more faculty move to the "flipped classroom" approach, incorporating these tips keeps the video presentations - whether done with or without Prezi - interesting for the audience.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, July 10, 2014 6:01 PM

Good advice/ideas!

Elena Perrouin's curator insight, July 11, 2014 4:11 AM

In today's connected world we're more and more often brought to communicate "virtually", a few tips how to make it a bit more engaging

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Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation

Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

Having a nice design slide for a presentation is one thing that so many presenters want to have. Adding the page with unique element such as moving image, transition, is a good idea.


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 12, 2014 1:23 PM

Bewegend beeld wordt steeds belangrijker

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 12, 2014 2:24 PM

Doesn't hurt to keep animated.

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 14, 2014 8:10 AM

Something to put in your presentation tool box.  

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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 8, 2015 8:39 PM

something new to check out :)

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

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5 Unusual Ways To Use Google Presentations

5 Unusual Ways To Use Google Presentations | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul. However, Google Presentations is also a handy tool for doing some great projects with …

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, August 5, 2014 3:27 PM
Sometimes, the unexpected uses of a given tool are more useful than the expected one. Some ways to use google presentations, other than presentations:
  • Visual Note/Flash Cards
  • Visually Outline a Project
  • Create Visual Prompts & Virtual Discussion
  • Create a Repository of Images with Citation
  • Digital WorkBooks
Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 6, 2014 12:01 PM

The post suggests 5 ways of using Google presentations for other purposes, not just presentations. Great ideas for education!

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Over 40 Wonderful Math Games for Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over 40 Wonderful Math Games for Kids ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it

"A couple of days ago I posted here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning about iPad apps for playing math games and I received several other suggestions of new apps which I will compile in a new list to be published this week. One of the readers has also sent me a link to this wonderful symbaloo page full of math web games for young kids. It features over 40 math games covering a wide range of mathematical topics including :  "counting, sorting, matching, and number identification". This resource is first shared by Mattbgomez which is one of my favourite edtech blogs."


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Colleen Adam's curator insight, November 12, 2013 12:44 PM

Excellent place to start for parents looking for apps to let their child use to practice math!

Isabel García's curator insight, November 17, 2013 5:07 AM

thank you so much

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Creating Lifelong Learners | integrating technology, closing the digital divide

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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | Tech Tips and Tidbits | Scoop.it
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.
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