Breakout Session

Tuesday Evaluation

Not the Ol' Stand-by: Moving Beyond PowerPoint

Callie Bush

Science Teacher
Fridley High School
IB World School
callie.bush@fridley.k12.mn.us
@calliembush

12/11/12, 10:55 AM-11:45 AM
Cedar Lake

We will investigate presentation tools such as Pecha Kucha, Prezi, Xtranormal, Glogster,and iPhoto. Participants will learn what is available, how to use these resources and how to encourage students to move out of the comfort zone of PowerPoint to create more engaging presentations.

Links and/or Materials:

Pecha Kucha 20/20
http://www.pecha-kucha.org/
- use ppt program to create image-only slides
- use recorded or spoken narration as slides play
- I have modified the format for my classes (i.e. had students include only 10 slides) to fit time constraints

Example Pecha-Kucha (my presentation)


Prezi
http://prezi.com/
- create web-based presentations
- "interactive" ppt
- can embed links, pictures, video, etc.
- can be shared via web, email, Facebook, Twitter, Edmodo, etc.
- free version and paid versions available
Examples:
http://prezi.com/2x5gotnoikul/
http://prezi.com/iufqpvkomkjy/

Xtranormal
Xtranormal.com
- create web-based cartoon movies
- can choose sets, characters, voices, expressions, camera angles, etc.
- write script
- can be shared via email, Facebook, Twitter

- need xps to publish, new members get a certain amount of xps for joining
- educator account is available ($10 month)
Example:
http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/6694439/

Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com/
- create interactive posters
- can embed links, pictures, video, etc.
- can be paired with Google, sent to Edmodo, shared via email
- free and paid versions available ~ offer 30 day free preview of upgraded version
Examples:
Physics of Pitching
kick volleyball

iPhoto
You can use iPhoto to create slideshows from pictures. You can drag and drop photos into place, add text and music. These are easily shared to Facebook, Twitter, via email, etc.

13 other presentation methods:
http://mashable.com/2008/02/16/forget-powerpoint-online-presentations/


Even more presentation tools:
thinglink.com - upload single photo and link video, sites, etc. to it creating interactive photo; easily shared to Facebook and Twitter
timeglider.com - create timelines
voicethread.com- upload photo, video or documents, record narration, share
vocaroo.com - record voice
voki.com - create avatars and record voice
sliderocket.com - create video slideshows using photos, music and text