Objectives
  1. Participants will identify characteristics of presentation tools that effectively engage students.
  2. Participants will explore some or all of the following presentation tools: Doceri, NearPod, Belkin Stage, Prezi, Skitch, Keynote, Popplet, and Powtoons.
  3. Participants will critique benefits and limitations of each presentation tool.
  4. Participants will share experiences that they have had in using presentation tools in their classroom.
  5. Participants will determine which tools will be most effectively used in their own classroom.

Agenda


Four Scientific Reasons Why Your Powerpoint Presentation Sucks



speech bubble.pngWhat Makes a Presentation Engaging?

Share your thoughts using the link below.
What makes a presentation engaging?

Tool: Padlet

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Presentation Tools



Belkin Stage


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Free app

Use it as a:

Whiteboard or Blackboard
Use the camera with your stand
Use the pen to "write" on image
Bring in pics or pdfs
*Can also record audio and video of lessons (requires $1.99 per recording)










Prezi

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Website: http://prezi.com/
Create a free account
Presentations stored online, can be accessed anywhere
Prezi Manual

Prezi App

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Free app!
All of the functionality of the website, create new prezis or show prepared one!
Create on your laptop, present from your ipad!!
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Keynote

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Already on your computer!
Create presentations with text, images, audio and video!

Keynote App


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Already on district iPads!
Create on the iPad or on your laptop!
Share presentations with others to be viewed and/or edited!


PowerPoint

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Already on your computer!
Create presentations with text, images, audio and video!


PowerPoint App

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Free App!
Subscription necessary to create and edit presentations on iPad!
Create on your laptop, present from your iPad!!