40 Sites and Apps for Creating Presentations Creating a presentation or slideshow is one of the staples of any 21st Century Classroom. This is a skill that almost every educator has and is a must known skill for any successful student. It used to be that only programs such as PowerPoint could create presentations. However, now there are lots of sites and apps that not only creating stunning presentations but also make it easier then ever. Below is my list of some of my favorite tools for creating beautiful looking presentations/slideshows. *This list is in alphabetical order.40 Sites & Apps for Creating Presentations
Interactive Graphic Organizer Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers "Graphic organizers are tools that help your brain think." - Kylene Beers Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas. Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. 10 Exciting Apps To Enhance Physical Education The following is a guest article from Vanessa Burke. In her words: “Ever since I was knee-high, I’ve been incessantly talking and communicating with anyone who would even begin to listen to me. I guess not a lot has changed!” Feel free to encourage Vanessa to start using Twitter more by following her @BurkeVanessa. Want to have your work posted on Edudemic?
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Great Resources to Help Teachers Craft Beautiful Slide Presentations June 15, 2014 Preparing slides that are both meaningful and visually appealing has gotten a lot easier thanks to technology. Whether it is for your classroom, a departmental talk, or a conference presentation, here are resources to help craft beautiful slides. Slidebean Web presentation software that lets you create beautiful slide design in seconds. When you are ready to start filling in your slides, this image search service helps you find royalty-free stock photos. AnswerGarden - Plant a Question, Grow Answers! Generate a live word cloud with your audience. Topic (required) Type the topic of your new AnswerGarden. This can be a question or a topic, such as: "What do you think of my website?"
Mind Map Organic Study Technique (MMOST) MMOST hand drawn map by Tim Fulford It amazes me that generally, students are still not taught how to learn – the one basic skill that you would think is fundamental for successful education. Things are changing and as the awareness in the brain’s capability increases it is becoming more and more accepted that we can learn how to learn. Schools and education authorities worldwide are beginning to incorporate “Accelerated Learning” concepts and principles but progress is still painfully slow.
Brainstorming Mind Mapping using Mind Maps for Creativity and Generating Ideas In my previous post on Bubble Diagrams and Mind Mapping I mentioned the confusion between these thinking tools. Well another common confusion I often encounter is that Mind Mapping is described as “brainstorming”. Now whilst it can be used for brainstorming, Mind Mapping has so many other applications as well so defining it in such a restrictive way is rather limiting. So what I want to do in this post is give you some idea how you can use Mind Mapping for Brainstorming, creativity and the generation of ideas.