Bored with PowerPoint?
Try these other presentation tools! They're awesome!
slideshare.net allows individuals and organizations upload documents in order to share ideas, conduct research, and connect with others. Anyone can view presentations and documents on topics that interest them, download them and reuse or remix for their own work.
http://goanimate.com/ allows users to create animated videos and share them with others in a variety of ways. Users can use the free 30 second version or upgrade for a fee. Go Animate also offers school accounts for an annual subscription fee.
ONE TRUE MEDIA & ANIMOTO
http://www.onetruemedia.com/& http://animoto.com/ allow users to create videos by mixing your photos and video with special effects, text and music. Both sites allow free videos up to 30 seconds and both have reasonable upgrade fees that will allow for longer videos and downloads.
Undead and Loving It
http://todaysmeet.com/ helps presenters embrace the backchannel and connect with the audience in realtime. The classroom can use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and presenters can use that feedback to tailor presentations and address audience needs.
http://www.voki.com/ allows teachers and students to create characters that can be customized to look like historical figures, cartoons, animals, and even yourself! Audio is created by recording with a microphone, using a dial-in number, or uploading an audio file. Voki characters can be emailed, shared on social media, and embedded on websites!
I just found this program in a library list serve email this morning. http://popplet.com/ integrates text, images, videos, and Google maps. It can be used as a bulletin board, to explore ideas, and to collaborate with other users AND there's and app for your personal device.
http://www.glogster.com/ allows users to create interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more. The site also has an EDU feature to allow for interactive student projects.
Snagit is a screenshot program that captures video display and audio output. Snagit replaces the native print screen function with additional features by allowing batch capture of embedded items such as links, pictures, and multimedia. Snagit is not a free web based program but they do allow a free 30 day trial.
Converting PPT into JPEG