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Web 2.0 - Presentations


Create live hashtag-based slideshows from Instagram and Twitter for free

Empressr - The Best Online Rich Media Presentation Application

Empressr is the best and original browser based rich media presentation and storytelling tool. | Free online video presentation software | Make a slideshow with your powerpoint & web cam is a great tool for teachers and students that allow them to record presentations, lectures, or projects, and accompany them with visual content. This is a useful tool for teachers who wish to flip their classroom, and a fun way to encourage students to get involved in their own learning by creating their own visually rich presentations.

projeqt - dynamic presentations for a real-time world

"Winner at SXSWi 2012 BestEducational Resource" SXSWi is the most distinguished new technology and start-up event in the world with over 25,000 participants from 72 countries.- The SXSW Interactive Awards "AASL Best Website forTeaching and Learning 2012" The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Award honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

Prezi - Ideas matter.

Prezi is a cloud based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. The result: visually captivating presentations that lead your audience down a path of discovery.

Reach Every Child - Skype: A You-Are-There Teaching Tool

The most useful free tool for education today may be Skype. This service can use existing phone lines, but works best with an Internet connection. If you add an overhead projector, the whole class can participate in talks with artists, writers, university professors, other schools and scientists around the world.

Rewindy | Share visual stories

Looks like a tool that could be used for classroom presentations.

Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Free Online Whiteboard Tools for Teachers and Students

This afternoon through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I received a request for some free whiteboard apps. All of the following seven tools can be used to draw and type on a whiteboard in your browser. With the exception of PixiClip all of these tools can be used collaboratively for brainstorming sessions.

Multimedia Principle: Adding Graphics to Words Improves Learning - E-Learning Heroes

Some think that a designer's own technical capabilities and intuitive beliefs are far more influential on the design of most training materials than any proven, research-based principles. (1) But even if it's totally natural to be guided by your skills and intuitions, how do you know whether they're leading you in the right direction?

Ridiculously Simple Ways to Create Awesome Custom E-Learning Graphics - E-Learning Heroes

In a previous post, we talked about adding graphics to your e-learning designs, which can significantly improve learning . But there's more to that than simple visual embellishments-graphics need to be relevant, or they can do more harm than good. The challenge is to find appropriate graphics.

Here's a Simple Way to Create an Interactive Story

The other day I was doing a search for business meeting images and ran into this collage image. It kind of looks like a comic book layout. I played around with some ways to use this image in an elearning course. Here's a quick demo of the image converted into an interactive slide.

Have You Seen These Comic Book Style E-Learning Examples?

At a recent workshop someone asked how to get better at designing elearning courses. My first response is to practice building courses. Which prompted the follow up question: "What should I practice?" One way to practice is by becoming fluent with the tools you use and learning new techniques.

How to Choose the Best Colors for Your Presentations

Choosing the right colors for your presentation can quickly become a surprisingly difficult task. It's easy to know when color combinations don't look good, but it's tougher to figure out what actually works. If you don't know where to start, here are a few things to keep in mind the next time you begin to design your presentation.

8 Movie Tips for Presentations

Is there a connection between movies and presentations? We believe there is. Just as with movies, your story should avoid clich├ęs and be relevant, to engage your audience with real conflicts and strong protagonists as you move from scene to scene to arrive at a climax.

10 Steps on Creating Impactful Presentation Content

Want your audience to be bored stiff? Confused? Both? Well sit down and create a bunch of traditional presentation slides and you'll get your wish. Not only will the audience end up brain-dead, they won't be any more informed about your product/service than when they walked into the presentation room.

Microsoft or Apple-type Presentation? And what does Flat Design have to do with it?

I want an Apple-type presentation! - An Apple type? - Yeah! You know. Really clean-looking? More and more these days, we're having this back-and-forth. The problem is that there's a new type of clean design, Flat Design, that's becoming a movement these days, but "flat" doesn't necessarily equal the "clean-looking Apple design."

Have to Give a Presentation? Here Are 8 Quick Tips To Go From Zero to Hero

You've heard the saying, "What's the one thing people fear more than death? Public Speaking". That's why so few people do it. That's why I avoided it at all costs for many years. But then I became so interested and passionate about the work I was doing, I decided to accept a speaking request in 2005.

8 Smart Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

We've all attended a training session or meeting where we sat quietly and stared at slides while listening to a presenter drone on about this and that. For the presenter, it was more important to get through their slides than engage with the group. The session ends with the presenter...

9 Simple Steps To Create A Good Presentation Using Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 2, 2014 Google has recently revamped a bunch of its key services including Google Presentation. One essential feature Google added to Presentation was image customization. With this new update users can now crop, mask, and add borders to images without leaving Slides.

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners in HTML5 - Visme by Easy WebContent

Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser. Visme is the perfect alternative to Flash and Powerpoint or keynote to create professional presentations, infographics, HTML5 banners and interactive content in HTML5.

5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envy

These Fun, Free Web Applications Make it Quick and Easy to Create Cool Learning Content (Watch out Though, Other Teachers Will be Banging Down Your Door Looking for Tips). Do you know a teacher who just always seems to know about the latest technology, and makes it look so easy to produce cool content that students find fun and engaging?

Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

EverySlide is a free ( for educators and students) service that allows you to share your slides directly to the iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and Android devices used by members of your audience. As you move through your shared slides you can pop-up a poll to gather feedback from your audience.

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The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You

One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. In order to put together a list of the best Web 2.0 classroom tools, I polled my Twitter followers, Facebook fans (are they still called fans?

Free Technology for Teachers: EverySlide - Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

EverySlide is a free ( for educators and students) service that allows you to share your slides directly to the iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and Android devices used by members of your audience. As you move through your shared slides you can pop-up a poll to gather feedback from your audience.