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Everything for and about presentations - online tools, apps, tips and tutorials, slide design, etc.
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7 Awesome Pattern Backgrounds for Your Slides and How to Create Them in PowerPoint

7 Awesome Pattern Backgrounds for Your Slides and How to Create Them in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Free pattern backgrounds that you can create yourself in PowerPoint. Use geometric pattern background and abstract pattern backgrounds for amazing designs!
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Enhance your slides with attractive backgrounds. Some good examples here.

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Gianluca Pirraglia's curator insight, June 4, 2017 5:30 AM

Enhance your slides with attractive backgrounds. Some good examples here.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 3, 2017 11:58 AM

Jazz up your presentations with backgrounds and patterns.

Philippe Coll's curator insight, September 6, 2017 1:32 PM
Toujours sympa des "backgrounds" pour powerpoint.
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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.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 15, 2017 11:51 AM

Cool tool for quick image edits. Recommended.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 15, 2017 12:09 PM

Cool tool for quick image edits. Recommended.

GwynethJones's curator insight, April 15, 2017 9:59 PM

COOL! I've gotta give this another try!

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15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers

15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Video Series: A list of the most important graphic design rules all non-designers should learn to make empower their communication with professional-looking
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What are the most common mistakes we make when we create a presentation? How can you avoid them?

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37 Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips

37 Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The best PowerPoint presentations shouldn’t be remembered. Instead, they should fall into the background to support you and the message you’re trying to get across.What does stand out a...
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A number of useful tips, some classical, some new.

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Gianluca Pirraglia's curator insight, January 2, 2017 6:18 AM

A number of useful tips, some classical, some new.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 24, 2017 3:48 AM
Tout à fait d'accord avec les remarques pour faire une bonne présentation.
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 25, 2017 6:01 AM
Effective PowerPoint Presentation Tips
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PowerPoint Presentation Tips - ParticiPoll

PowerPoint Presentation Tips - ParticiPoll | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A comprehensive list of tips and tricks for creating and delivering great PowerPoint presentations.
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10 Reasons Your PowerPoint Sucks … and How to Fix it!

10 Reasons Your PowerPoint Sucks … and How to Fix it! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Most people suck at PowerPoint because they don't know what a good presentation looks like. Learn 10 reasons your PowerPoint may suck and how to make it rock!
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10 Things your Audience Hates About your Presentation

See it with animations! https://vimeo.com/179236019 It’s impossible to win over an audience with a bad presentation. You might have the next big thing, but if …
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Alex's curator insight, August 30, 2016 3:26 AM
Really agree on the point of giving too much information. Presentations need to find a balance where they give valuable information, but do not overload the audience with content, to the point where they don't absorb anything. 
deniseroberts's curator insight, October 12, 2016 3:44 PM
Yes.  This sums up my pet peeves perfectly.  How was your last pd?  Please share.
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Design a PowerPoint that doesn't suck using standard PowerPoint fonts

Design a PowerPoint that doesn't suck using standard PowerPoint fonts | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
You may have heard people say; “Standard fonts are boring!”, “Standard fonts suck!” and “Never use standard fonts again!”. While I agre
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It's all about fonts in presentations.

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How to Create A Poll In PowerPoint

How to Create A Poll In PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A really cool way to engage an audience is using live polls in your PowerPoint presentations. Learn how you can look like a tech genius with PowerPoint, by creating a live poll yourself!
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Great tips for creating a poll in your PowerPoint presentation.

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Recover Your Unsaved File in PowerPoint 2013

Recover Your Unsaved File in PowerPoint 2013 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
All your hard work won’t be lost. This guide will help you recover your unsaved file in PowerPoint 2013 using two, easy methods.
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Life-saving tips!

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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, 2017 8:49 AM
Clean and appealing!
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10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers

10 more PowerPoint tips for teachers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Although this is a follow up post to 10 PowerPoint tips for teachers, I prefer to think of it as 10 things I wish someone had told me about PowerPoint. Every teacher has their own opinion about the effectiveness of using PowerPoint in the classroom. My opinion has always been that PowerPoint is a tool, a tool…
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Fantastic tips for teachers who often use PowerPoint. So many cool little things to freshen up your presentations!

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Miguel A. de Jesus's curator insight, May 2, 2016 11:28 PM

Excellent ideas and tips.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, May 3, 2016 5:41 PM
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Some great tips here that I haven't seen in other blog posts. 
 
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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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Great slide presentation which can be used with students not only as a presentation example but also to talk about great historical figures.

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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'...?)
Lee Hall's curator insight, November 2, 2016 9:43 AM
Short slide show of important rules for a great presentation. 
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How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial

How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The easy-to-follow guide to help you create compelling Presentations like a pro. Covers the six steps to follow before you start creating your Presentation.
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10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations

10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
These 10 PowerPoint tips will save you time and have you creating presentations faster. These PowerPoint time-saving tips will cut your presentation design time
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You can make your PPT faster but first you need to learn how. This article is all about it.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 1, 2017 10:42 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

Ines Bieler's curator insight, April 1, 2017 11:52 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 2017 4:23 AM
10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations
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11 Foolproof Steps to Creating an Amazing Presentation

11 Foolproof Steps to Creating an Amazing Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
You're going to learn how to create an amazing presentation step-by-step. We've outlined 11 simple steps for creating a presentation so good everyone will love
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Revise the key points you have to remember to create a perfect presentation.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 4, 2017 2:58 AM
11 Foolproof Steps to Creating an Amazing Presentation
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How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint

How to Make Screenshots Look Great In Your Next PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in 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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AvizorMedia's curator insight, November 13, 2016 2:26 PM
Cómo conseguir capturas de pantalla atractivas para tu próxima presentación en Power Point. 
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 2017 9:40 AM
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6 Types of Presenters: Which One Are You? [Quiz]

6 Types of Presenters: Which One Are You? [Quiz] | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A review of the different schemes for categorizing types of presenters, with a description of each and a short quiz to find out which one best fits you.
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An interesting article that will lead to reconsidering your own presentation style.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Chart Making

The Do’s and Don’ts of Chart Making | Digital Presentations in 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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Excellent tips for making charts that look professional.

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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 2, 2016 11:12 AM
Our students still need help in understanding charts and graphs. Here are some good tips to help.
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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All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater

All the World’s a Stage, Including Your Presentation: 5 Tips from the Theater | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A list of useful tips and techniques from theater and acting that can be applied to giving presentations.
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Sally Spoon's curator insight, July 21, 2016 5:08 PM
theater in the real world

Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 2016 12:34 PM
Obvious tips but good reminders
Alex's curator insight, July 26, 2016 2:24 AM
Agree with number 2 - less is more! 
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10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations

10 Essential PowerPoint Hacks For Exciting Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Besides practicing a lot, great presenters have picked up smart PowerPoint hacks (i.e., clever tips and tricks) that work well and make their job easier.
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Learn these hacks and become a better presenter.

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Cathia Gaïta's curator insight, August 30, 2016 8:25 AM
Toujours bon à savoir.
Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, November 26, 2016 11:26 AM
Great tips!
 
Sandy Bernstein's curator insight, November 28, 2016 9:53 AM

These are amazing hints and tips.  Thank you Presentation Panda @pandapresents for making our lives easier when presenting!

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The Art of the Presentation

Karlyn Borysenko and I discuss the elements of putting together an impactful presentation and how to submit them to conferences.
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If you are not discouraged by 138 slides, watch how a nearly entire movie can be used for slide background, plus some great ideas here.

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Patricia Lynn's curator insight, July 2, 2016 2:43 PM
The Art of the Presentation
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Presentation Tips For Delivering an Amazing Webinar

Presentation Tips For Delivering an Amazing Webinar | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Understand the presentation secrets to creating engaging webinars that will have your audience glued to their screens. These webinar presentation tips will help
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Useful tips about how to present your stuff at webinars.

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crowhopsuggests's comment, August 5, 2016 12:15 AM
Extremely good...!!
Giuliano Deledda's curator insight, August 6, 2016 2:57 AM
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"Understand the presentation secrets to creating engaging webinars that will have your audience glued to their screens. These webinar presentation tips will help."

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Presentation Design 101

Presentation Design 101 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
All you need to know to get started creating your own fantastic presentations!

If you’ve ever had to present to a group of people, you know how intimidating it can be. You know things can go wrong. Your voice can give out, your laptop can fail, and your left leg can shake uncontrollably.

These things can just… happen. But what shouldn’t happen is this...

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Excellent resource with lots and lots of illustrations about presentation design. Beautiful fonts, images, layouts + templates for your own presentations.

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How to Nail Your Next Presentation

How to Nail Your Next Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Download How to Nail Your Next Presentation and start building skills that will transform the way you deliver your message in-person.
Containing advice from leading public speaking professionals, each chapter is crammed full of advice that’s guaranteed to help you conquer fear, build confidence, and ultimately help you to nail your next presentation, speech or pitch.

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Free e-book with tips on how to deliver a presentation in public. May be useful to everyone who has not mastered this skill yet.

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