For more ideas to createGraphic Presentationscheck out the Project Format Ideas page.


CREATING SLIDESHOWS

Cool Tools for School is a great place to start.

  • If you have a Flickr account,
  • Be sure to create a google account and then you can create presentations in Google Slides!
  • PhotoPeach is a quick way to create slideshows with zooming comments, sound effects and music. It also lets you create quizzes on your slideshow.
  • PhotoStory- from Microsoft - You will need to download this free program. It can be used in many subject areas--just use your imagination. Create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or a Windows Mobile–based portable device. You can import pictures and narrate a story and you can even add music to make the story more interesting. When you are finished, you can save it on your computer or share it via email. From your computer, you can save it to a DVD if you so desire.
  • Prezi is one of the coolest presentation tools that can be a creative alternative to powerpoint. The animations and the transitions are great and it's sure to blow your audience away.
    • Explore some of the prezis or
    • watch the tutorials here. It can be as simple or as complex as you choose.
    • A great Prezi is available to show you how to use it as a teaching tool.
  • Roxio lets you add pictures and videos together and customize it to tell your story in an engaging way.
  • SlideRoll is a way to create slideshows from your own pictures using different transitions. You can also create slideshows in a documentary style.
    • SlideRoll Video Creator helps you to turn your slideshows into true video to display it on your blog or your website.


INTERACTIVE SLIDESHOW TOOLS

  • Nearpod - This is an interactive, multimedia slideshow app.

    • Students log in to view the lesson, interact and submit responses from any mobile device or PC.
    • Once the student is logged in, you control the student's screen in real time.
    • Monitor and measure student results.
    • For a brief demonstration, see this video:
    • Create or download your presentation.

  • Pear Deck is an interactive presentation tool. Students use their devices to follow along with the teacher's slideshow. Students can respond to pre-planned or impromptu questions from the teacher. They can respond anonymously or with their names, in real time in the classroom. Gain reports, map out responses, and show the class their answers. Great interactive fun. Grades: 3-12.

OTHER SLIDESHOW TOOLS

AuthorStream is a platform for sharing PowerPoint presentations on the Internet. authorSTREAM makes it easier to share your PowerPoint slideshows through blogs, websites, on YouTube and even via iPOD. What's best is that it's all FREE! Just sign-up, upload presentations and start sharing..
Slideshare- Download your presentations to your own FREE slideshare account. Then, you can access the presentations at ANY time from any computer that has Internet access! Students can download their presentations to your account or to their own. You can even then Embed your presentation into your own blog or Wiki.