Presentations Beyond PowerPoint

MCLA 2015

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Keynote

  • Free for new device owners
  • $4.99 for old devices
  • Apple's iWork series

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Haiku Deck

  • Free, requires an account
  • Creates beautifully visual presentations
  • Photo search does require an internet connection
Meet Haiku Deck

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Smore.com

  • Online flyer creator
  • Free with account; only create 5 free flyers
  • $59 annual educator account
  • Flyers can be shared via email, social media or embedded into existing website
  • Smore gives users analytics on each flyer shared
smore for teachers

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Wordle.net

  • Word Cloud Creator

Wordle Tricks:
  1. Text box in Wordle does not save your words
  2. ~ keeps words together
  3. the more you repeat a word the larger it appears
  4. Clouds are difficult to save---my students use screenshots edited in paint and saved


  • Tagxedo.com (word clouds with shape)

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Apps That Record:

Story Creator App

  • Free
  • Creates story books with text, photos, video and audio!
  • Stories are saved to the iPad or shared with a free account
  • Friends will need to have the app to open the link via email

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Animoto

  • Free app
  • Account required to share videos
  • Creates a video from photos, videos, text and includes music
  • Also a web based version

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Tellagami

  • Free app
  • Create and share avatar videos
  • Videos can be easily saved to camera roll, emailed or shared to social media
Tellagami App teacher tutorial

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Explain Everything

  • $3.99
  • Screencasting whiteboard app
  • Records your voice with everything that happens on your iPad screen
Explain Everything

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Presentation Rubrics:

It's time to start thinking beyond PowerPoint and allow students to chose a tech tool that best conveys their message/project.


Find a rubric that can be applied easily to multiple technology tools.

Questions? --- Share!

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