Presentation Tools

56 Courses
  • iMovie for iOS

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Greg Cox

    This course will focus on editing videos on iMovie using an iPad. You will learn how to add video, music, and titles to make videos more engaging and professional.

     

  • Haiku Deck

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rachel Lee

    Haiku Deck makes it a snap to create beautiful presentations that will wow your audience – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement. Featured on the iTunes “New and Noteworthy” and“What’s Hot” lists!

     

  • Paper by 53

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Paper by 53 is an art application that can also be used as a digital whiteboard or note taking tool.  Use this tool to make drawings in science, make diagrams in history, or engaging notes in language arts.

     

  • Answer Garden

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Answer Garden is an awesome student response tool that allows you to present a question or topic to a group, gather responses and display responses in a word cloud. This tool can be used as an effective brainstorming, discussion, and icebreaking tool in and out of the classroom.

     

  • Camtasia (Mac)

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Chris Rognan

    Camtasia is a screen recording and video editing tool that helps make professional looking videos. This tool gives you the ability to record your screen movements and actions or import videos from cameras or other sources, as well as customize, edit, and share videos with viewers on any device.

     

  • EDpuzzle

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    EDpuzzle is an online tool that allows you to take videos from an online source, edit or trim to the parts you need, and add your own voice or annotation to the video with a built in quizzing feature. EDpuzzle is an excellent tool for flipping the classroom or creating a video lesson.

     

  • Blendspace

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rachel Lee

    Blendspace is an interactive tool that helps teachers organize a variety of multimedia tools into lessons.  Lessons that have been created can be distributed on multiple devices making it a good tool to use to help get students the information they need quickly.

     

  • Doceri

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Dustin Worm

    Doceri is an app that can be used as a presentation tool, whiteboard, interactive whiteboard, classroom management tool, and much more! This app also allows teachers to be mobile while presenting to their class. This tool is a great time saving tool for teachers.

     

  • Padlet

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Padlet is an awesome virtual version of old school sticking post-it notes to the board with additions that make it an exciting collaboration tool for the classroom. Padlet allows teachers and students to share ideas, links, photos, files, videos etc. to an online board that can be utilized in many different forms. Padlet is a great addition to any classroom.

     

  • Educreations

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Educreations is an interactive whiteboard tool for students and teachers to create and record presentations integrating audio, drawings, text, images, and documents. Recordings can be used to teach skills and concepts as well as demonstrate understanding and learning of concepts.

     

  • Prezi

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    Prezi is a free presentation program available on any browser, Android, or iOS. Presentations in any classroom are important, whether being used for a teacher presenting information to the class or as a tool for students to demonstrate their knowledge of a particular topic. Prezi allows you to design and create stunning and engaging presentations.

     

  • eMaze

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rachel Lee

    eMaze is a dynamic presentation building program that builds presentations that are more like movies than a series of slides. This program is web based and offers both free and paid versions. This tutorial will focus on the free version of eMaze.

     

  • Movenote

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jared Fawson

    This course will help users become familiar with Movenote. Movenote is a free Chrome extension, there is also a free app version of the program. This will help users from start to finish to create their own Movenotes. Users will understand the basics to advanced features and see how they can easily integrate into the classroom.

     

  • Google Slides

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Rachel Lee & Amy Dawson

    Google Slides is Google's free application for presentations creation. Slides contains all of the functionality of other Google apps e.g. cloud storage, browser and app versions, and collaboration capabilities, while providing lovely presentation layouts, media integration, and easy sharing options.

     

  • Notability

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Notability is a paid iOS note taking app. With Notability you can annotate, type, draw, and highlight, along with being able to insert audio, video and images. This program makes note taking and reviewing simple, organized, and editable.

     

  • Tellagami

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Tellagami is an iPad application that allows students and teachers to create a customized Gami, and record audio to enhance explanation of topics. There is a free and paid version of this app, this tutorial will be using the paid version. The Gami can be saved to the camera roll and used as a stand alone project or in conjunction with other apps in projects.

     

  • iBooks Author

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Matthew Forestieri

    This course will help users understand the ins and outs of Apple’s iBook Author. This course covers basic functionality, tips and tricks, and practical classroom application examples.

     

  • Animoto

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will show users how to create fun videos using music, photos, and videos right from their computer.

     

  • Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Slides

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Steve Kong

    Google Slides is great for presentations, but what if you made them interactive? Better yet, what if your students created their own stories to share with others? Learn how to use Google Slides for interactive learning!

     

  • Keynote

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Wendy Wells

    This course will help users to understand how to create stunning presentations utilizing Keynote. It will cover the basic functionalities from start to finish. A few tips and tricks will be shared on how to import current Power Points into Keynote, how to export in various file formats, and how to utilize slides as a jpeg for iMovie and Twitter post.

     

  • Puppet Pals

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Puppet Pals HD and Puppet Pals 2 give the stage and tools to create your own shows using customized actors, backdrops, and audio.

     

  • Popplet

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Popplet is an iPad application which can be used to organize ideas and content. Popplet allows students and teachers to present information in an organized, visually appealing format. Through the use of Popplet, students will be able to make connections in content.

     

  • Shadow Puppet EDU

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Users can create easy to share videos with Shadow Puppet EDU by combining photos, videos, narration, text, and drawing into the video. Students can create videos to share what they’ve learned, publish a story, explain a concept, or advertise a new product.

     

  • ChatterPix Kids

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Bovee

    ChatterKids is a free productivity app used on iOS devices. Students can use this app to take a picture of themselves, their work, or import a picture from their camera roll—which they can also use to record their voice to explain the picture. Students love being able to use their voice to make the picture talk. This app is a great choice for students in primary grades (K-6).

     

  • Quicktime

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Brook Park

    Learn how to use Apple’s Quicktime tool to record your Mac’s screen with or without audio. Quicktime is a free application and is provided by Apple on all Macs running OS 10.6.3 Snow Leopard or later. You will be able to create your own tutorials or webinars with Quicktime.

     

  • PicCollage

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Chris Lee

    PicCollage is an intuitive and engaging app that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of any curricular topic in a creative way. Users can take, manipulate, edit, and caption photos for a variety of purposes. Let’s explore the tools of this app, and browse examples of how we can empower students. This app is free for both Android and iOS devices.

     

  • Skitch

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Janae Hunt

    Skitch is a free screen capture and annotation tool available for iOS, Mac, and Windows platforms. You’ll need an internet connection to download the app, but not to use Skitch. This course will walk you through how to download the app, take screen captures, use the annotation tools and use or share your final product with other applications. Skitch is very easy to use and great for teacher or student use!

     

  • Google Drawings

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Matthew Forestieri

    This course will help users understand the ins and outs of the web-based diagramming software Google Drawings. This course covers basic functionality and practical classroom application examples.

     

  • Nearpod

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Vicki Morgado

    This course will instruct educators about the power of Nearpod and how it can be used to deliver content. Participants of this course will also learn how Nearpod can be used to address assessment.

     

  • SMART Notebook

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Sandra Chow

    The SMARTboard is an interactive whiteboard that utilizes the action of touching a large digital screen to control and manipulate documents projected from a computer. SMART Notebook is the downloadable software that is included with the purchase of a SMARTboard and can be used with either Windows or Macintosh operating systems. SMART Notebook allows teachers and their students to create interactive and engaging lessons that can be used in the classroom.

     

  • PowerPoint

    Estimated Time: 5 Hours  |  Created By: Luke Talley

    Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software that allows users to create engaging multimedia presentation that can be presented electronically or exported into various formats.

     

  • Thinglink

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jessica Schouweiler

    Thinglink is an image interaction tool, allowing users to embed web links and files into an image.

     

  • Aurasma

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jordan Caldwell

    This course will teach users how to operate and use Aurasma. Aurasma is an augmented reality app that allows users to make Auras (an interactive image or video) appear to create an augmented reality experience to increase engagement. This occurs after an image is focused in by using a camera of a portable device. The Aurasma app is a free app and works on iOs and Android devices.

     

  • Comic Life

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Tory Woollcott

    Comic Life is a program that facilitates sequential storytelling. In other words, it will allow you to combine text and pictures to whatever story you are trying to convey. You can use this resource with many options, such as timelines, comics, and reports. This course will walk you through the desktop version (PCs and Macs) of Comic Life.

     

  • iMovie for Mac

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Camille Cole

    iMovie lets you enjoy your photos and videos and create awesome video projects that tell your story. This tutorial will focus on iMovie for Mac, this app comes installed on newer versions of macOS but is also available for purchase at the App Store.

     

  • Microsoft Sway

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    This course will help users learn how to use Sway to create cross-platform presentations, interactive reports, and more. The course covers how to sign up to use Sway, how to effectively use it to create presentations and reports, and options for publishing and sharing Sway creations with others.

     

  • Book Creator

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Kelly Dumont

    Book Creator is just what the name implies-- an app that allows anyone to create multimedia books easily. Not only can you create a single book, but you can have students or others create chapters to be included in a collaborative book. This is the app for book creation on tablet devices.

     

  • StoryKit

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Amanda Barnes

    This course will take you through the app Story Kit, a free app available on iTunes. This app enables you to create ebooks that can be read and listened to later.

     

  • Piktochart

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jessica Schouweiler

    Piktochart is an easy infographic web-based application that allows for the quick creation a professional-grade with the assistance of a template.

     

  • Storybird

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Steve Kong

    Help your students take ownership of their writing and build their own beautiful books! Share books with other students, parents, and even publish physical copies. Storybird can help your students engage with reading and writing like never before.

     

  • Keynote for iOS

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Wendy Wells

    This course will help users to understand how to create stunning presentations utilizing Keynote. It will cover the basic functionalities from start to finish. A few tips and tricks will be shared on how to import current Power Points into Keynote, how to export in various file formats, and how to utilize slides as a jpeg for iMovie and Twitter post.

     

  • TinyTap

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rob Bentley

    This course will help users learn how to use TinyTap to create simple educational games, activities, and narrated books. The course covers how to use the TinyTap app to make activities, how to publish and share those activities with the public, and resources on the TinyTap website.

     

  • Playposit

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jerolyn Brown

    Playposit is a free*, web based platform that allows users to turn videos into personalized interactive experiences by layering questions, skipping segments and more! Teachers have the ability to create an unlimited amount of interactive videos and monitor an unlimited amount of students. Although Google Chrome is recommended, Playposit can be used on all major (up to date) browsers. This program also offers a mobile app for iOS devices (8.0 and higher).

     

  • Explain Everything

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Camille Cole

    Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard app that allows the user to create presentations and share those presentations with others. These presentations can include pictures, text, animations, and even audio.

     

  • Pear Deck

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Chris Buehnerkemper

    Pear Deck is a web-based app for presenting content to students allowing them to interact with the lesson through formative assessment type items such as simple multiple choice, short or long free response, draggable points/icons or lines, drawing etc. It actively engages students in the lesson allowing even the most introverted of students to participate in class. Some features described in this course are premium and require a subscription.

     

  • Screencast-O-Matic

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley McBride

    Screencast-O-Matic is a website that allows you to record videos of your computer screen by using your webcam. It works with any web browser on both Macs and PCs. The site is free to use for recording videos that are up to 15 minutes long. There are, of course, upgrades you can purchase to allow you to edit the recordings.

     

  • Adobe Spark

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    Welcome to the wonderful application known as Adobe Spark.This program has the potential to revolutionize how students share content in any classroom. There are three main parts to the program, and each part does something a little different. This program is easy to use, and since it is browser-based, it can be used on any device or computer. This allows students to access and create content anywhere. The best part of this application is that it is free to use!

     

  • MyCreate

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Greg Cox

    The Course will go over the fundamentals in using the app MyCreate on the iPad. The main purpose of it will be creating a stop motion animation video.

     

  • ActivInspire

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jeremy Cook

    ActivInspire is the lesson authoring and presentation tool that accompanies the Promethean interactive whiteboards. The program allows users to create dynamic interactive lessons and presentations that students and teachers can interact with on a whiteboard.

     

  • Office Mix

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    You can use Mix to make interactive presentations out of all your PowerPoint presentations by adding narrations, videos, and even quizzes. This tool can be a powerful addition to any classroom and will give you another tool to bring project-based learning to your students.

     

  • Classroom Application for QR Codes

    Created By: Stephanie Hamilton

    There are many classroom applications for QR codes (Quick Response codes). A QR code is a barcode that contains data that can be read by a phone's camera. Most smartphones come equipped with software that allows them to download a QR Code reader. Once you download a reader, the phone's camera acts like a scanner, allowing it to "read" the barcode. These codes, once scanned by your phone, can provide you with a URL, contact information, SMS, or similar links to information right on your phone.

     

  • WeVideo

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Yonteff

    WeVideo is a surprisingly complete browser-based video production program. Free for a basic account, it also has several levels of paid accounts. Available for most browsers, this is a great free (or inexpensive) way for students to create videos for projects, portfolios, and more!

     

  • Snapguide

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is an introduction to Snapguides. By the end of the course, teachers will be able to create a Snapguide account, explore already made Snapguides, and create their own Snapguide. There will also be lessons on how to use Snapguides in the classroom. Snapguides is a free online platform that can be accessed from both Macs and PCs. It also has an app version which can be used on an iPad or iPhone.

     

  • Screencastify

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Sonal Patel

    Screencastify is a Chrome extension that easily allows you to record content from your tablet device, webcam, or desktop. It can be used for the creation of video tutorials, presentations, etc. Videos can be saved directly to your Google Drive, YouTube, or Disk.

     

  • Canva

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Teena Martin

    Canva is a simple graphic design website and iPad app. Using pre-made layouts and drag-and-drop elements, it makes it easy to create well-designed social media graphics, presentations, infographics, posters and more.

     

  • Creating Games with Powerpoint

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is designed to help teachers create games using PowerPoint or a similar resource such as Google Slides and Keynote. This course will provide three different games in PowerPoint. The first game is like the TV show Password. The second game involves students writing questions based on the answers they are given. The third game is Jeopardy. Teachers who would benefit best from this course already have a basic understanding of PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Keynote.