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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Rather than adding "plain" screenshots to your PowerPoint presentation like 99% of people do (yawn!) follow these simple tips to make your screenshots stand out

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Make your next presentation more attractive with these simple but effective tips. Step by step instructions are given. 
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Trevor Corso's curator insight, November 2, 2016 9:20 AM
Very good tips!  I will definitely start using some of these in my presentations to make my screenshots stand out.
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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Chart Making

The Do’s and Don’ts of Chart Making | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A guide to creating accurate and effective charts and graphs, with a checklist of the most common errors and how to avoid them.

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Our students still need help in understanding charts and graphs. Here are some good tips to help.
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Jim George's curator insight, September 1, 2016 9:59 AM
Some excellent tips to spruce up the old visuals!
La pluma digital's curator insight, October 31, 2016 10:12 AM
Una guía para elaborar gráficos no solo fáciles de leer, sino también atractivos para el usuario. 
Lilydale High School's curator insight, December 28, 2016 5:53 AM
Chart making.
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How to be a PowerPoint Power User

How to be a PowerPoint Power User | Web 2.0 for 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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Nice infographic to help with making a PowerPoint presentation.

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Mihai Corbuleac's curator insight, January 7, 2016 7:00 AM

Nice infographic, thank you Baiba!

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 2016 10:27 AM

More great tips for using PowerPoint, check them out!

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Use the “Vanishing Spell” in PowerPoint

Use the “Vanishing Spell” in PowerPoint | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

...Speaking of the spell, do you remember the scene when Harry wished he knew a good Vanishing Spell to escape his fan Colin’s photograph-clicking spree? Or the time when Bill Weasley used this incantation to make a stack of scrolls disappear while cleaning up after a meeting of the Order of the Phoenix during Harry's first night at number twelve, Grimmauld Place?


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Great attention grabber for your presentation.

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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, March 12, 2014 11:49 PM

a cool trick. easy to use.

Lon Naylor's curator insight, March 24, 2014 6:53 PM

Interesting animation using one of the "legacy" effects we tend to forget about...

Anna Costikoglou's curator insight, June 30, 2014 12:44 AM

 Let objects or text disappear slowly behind an object and later make it appear slowly from behind the same object.

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12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Are you and your students really getting the most out of the iPad? FETC speaker Luis Perez lists 12 little-known tips, tricks, and settings to supercharge your iPad use.
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These are great tips to help you and your students get the most out of the iPad. The last tip on content creation is the best in my opinion. Students learn more when interacting with the content.

 

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A Presentation Skills Guidebook For Beginners

A Presentation Skills Guidebook For Beginners | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Use this Presentation Skills Guidebook – Beginner’s edition as your handy checklist to refer to in the days leading up to your presentation.


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180 Technology Tips - Home Page - Index

180 Technology Tips - Home Page - Index | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
15 hours of free training in just 5 minutes a day. 180 free computer technology tips that will teach you basic computer skills in just 5 minutes a day
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Click on the tip you would like to read. You don't have to do them in order. 
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7 Presentation Tips You Can Learn from World Leaders

Learn some simple rules of successful presentations. perhaps it’s not as easy as that, but certainly we can do better by following these 7 presentation tips.

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Short slide show of important rules for a great presentation. 
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 11, 2016 10:06 AM

Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

Thanks for the suggestion to SketchBubble.

Jim Price's curator insight, April 13, 2016 1:58 PM
'Simple rules' for effective presentations - making the complex simple perhaps?! (PS - I've just published something which recommends 7 'simple rules' too ... perhaps '7' is the new '3'...?)
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10 Tips for Building a Strong Story

Need to improve your storytelling? Here are 10 tips to help your presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 24, 2015 3:55 AM

This can serve as a guide to students who are learning how to build a presentation that has a strong backbone and impressive muscle.

Marco Favero's curator insight, May 24, 2015 6:00 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Ruby Day's curator insight, May 25, 2015 2:48 AM

Basic tips, good resource for students. I like how it encourages building a script through practice as opposed to a written script 

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The best PowerPoint trick you don't know about

The best PowerPoint trick you don't know about | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint has some amazing drawing tools that lets you create all kinds of illustrations. But sometimes it can be frustrating when you group text with an object to create an image because when you...

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AnnaB's curator insight, June 5, 2013 2:44 AM

add your insight...

 
Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 6, 2013 8:29 AM

A neverendingstory of amazing tools to improve Powerpoint.

 

Has prezi killed the Slide-star???

Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 7, 2013 6:39 AM

Really interesting information!

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5 Tips and Tools for Designing a Stand-Out Presentation

5 Tips and Tools for Designing a Stand-Out Presentation | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

Most people who need to create an exciting presentation are not design experts. Fortunately, there are a number of really neat tools and websites that can assist you in creating a captivating, professional look for your slides.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, February 28, 2013 1:19 PM

The article shares some helpful ideas about the importance of color in your design, making screenshots to illustrate a point, using an attractive font, constructing mind maps for organizing your story.

R.G. Riles's curator insight, March 1, 2013 12:09 PM

Extremely important, especially now that we have websites where you're expected to upload your slide show so it can be examined in perpetuity! Great tips for eBook authors as well.

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Do you know you can suggest content to other curators ?

Do you know you can suggest content to other curators ? | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

The same way you can manually add a new post using the bookmarklet or clicking the "New Post" button in your topic top bar, you can as well suggest content that fits to the topic of your choice using the bookmarklet or clicking the "Suggest" button in the topic top bar.


Up to the curator now to accept or decline your suggestion.

If your post is accepted, you will be mentionned in the result post and will as well be credited of views done on this post.


A good way to do social curation !


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Great way to help each other gather our content. 
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Jonathan P's comment, May 22, 2014 3:25 AM
Can we still suggest posts to other topics? I found this feature very easily in the past but can't find it anymore ...!
Titom's comment, May 22, 2014 3:36 AM
Sure you can, but the design has a little bit changed since there.
To do so, please click on the "Suggest" button in the top banner when you are visiting a topic.