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Prezi v. Powerpoint, Keynote, and Impress

Transcript: There is not a one stop shop for presentation software. With that said, I believe Prezi is a great and fun way of creating and presenting presentations. The vibe of Prezi compared to others is certainly different. Personally, I would not pay money for Microsoft Office (which includes PowerPoint), but instead opt for the free options. A bonus is that MHCC offers Microsoft Office for free! Prezi v. PowerPoint, Keynote, and Impress Apple Keynote has spectacular animations, templates, and a simple to use interface. It is capable of importing, editing, and saving PowerPoint files. Although Apple Keynote only comes with Mac and iOS devices, with the power of the cloud, it is easily accessible across all devices (including Windows). This is a great offline solution to Prezi. OpenOffice Impress OpenOffice Impress is basically a copycat of PowerPoint. It has all of the features that PowerPoint offers, minus some templates. For free, there are not really any cons. The same cons that were said for PowerPoint can be said to Impress also. This is a great offline software solution, as it is free. From what one would expect, free does not come with anything fancy. When one stumbles across the word PowerPoint, an instant connection is made on what it is. This is mainly why it is so popular and widely used. When compared to Prezi, it looks dull and boring. Because of this, many people hate the idea of presentations being relied heavily on PowerPoint. There are many animations and templates, but it does not fare well when compared to Prezi. PowerPoints can be opened on any software. Microsoft PowerPoint Prezi Prezi incorporates what you call "fun" animations, templates, and user interface. This attracts a wide audience and retains the attention of many, whereas normal presentation software, most people would get bored of it. Since it is on the cloud, it can be accessed anywhere. In addition to that, collaboration is easy. However, one must pull out a credit card as a form of payment in order to gain more features, such as a control of privacy. Apple Keynote

PowerPoint Game Templates

Transcript: Example of a Jeopardy Template By: Laken Feeser and Rachel Chapman When creating without a template... http://www.edtechnetwork.com/powerpoint.html https://www.thebalance.com/free-family-feud-powerpoint-templates-1358184 Example of a Deal or No Deal Template PowerPoint Game Templates There are free templates for games such as jeopardy, wheel of fortune, and cash cab that can be downloaded online. However, some templates may cost more money depending on the complexity of the game. Classroom Games that Make Test Review and Memorization Fun! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2017, from http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/msgames.htm Fisher, S. (n.d.). Customize a PowerPoint Game for Your Class with These Free Templates. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from https://www.thebalance.com/free-powerpoint-games-for-teachers-1358169 1. Users will begin with a lot of slides all with the same basic graphic design. 2. The, decide and create a series of questions that are to be asked during the game. 3. By hyper linking certain answers to different slides, the game jumps from slide to slide while playing the game. 4. This kind of setup is normally seen as a simple quiz show game. Example of a Wheel of Fortune Template https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Wheel-of-Riches-PowerPoint-Template-Plays-Just-Like-Wheel-of-Fortune-383606 Games can be made in order to make a fun and easy way to learn. Popular game templates include: Family Feud Millionaire Jeopardy and other quiz shows. http://www.free-power-point-templates.com/deal-powerpoint-template/ Quick video on template "Millionaire" PowerPoint Games Some games are easier to make compared to others If users are unsure whether or not downloading certain templates is safe, you can actually make your own game by just simply using PowerPoint. add logo here References Example of a Family Feud Template PowerPoint Games are a great way to introduce new concepts and ideas You can create a fun, competitive atmosphere with the use of different templates You can change and rearrange information to correlate with the topic or idea being discussed. Great with students, workers, family, etc. For example: With games like Jeopardy and Family Feud, players can pick practically any answers. The person who is running the game will have to have all of the answers in order to determine if players are correct or not. However, with a game like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, the players only have a choice between answers, A, B, C, or D. Therefore, when the player decides their answer, the person running the game clicks it, and the game will tell them whether they are right or wrong.

FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS

Transcript: About the blog... Nanoogo is a newer site designed to get kids interested in creative writing projects. . On Nanoogo students can write stories and add pictures and other clipart to their stories. The writing takes place on a blank canvas that students decorate: For Teachers... This blog share information about free resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. Every day Free Technology for Teachers provides teachers with free websites and resources that they can use in their classrooms such as- i-pad Apps, Free guides, Alternatives to you-tube, Video creation and more... Here are some of the options that I found useful and interesting for us.... Nanoogo has some excellent options for teachers. On Nanoogo teachers can create class groups and distribute writing prompts to students. Teachers have the power to create student accounts, maintain student identifications on the site, and re-set passwords. Writing prompts that teachers create can have an expiration date assigned to them. Teachers can log into their accounts to see what their students have created. Watch the video below for a complete overview of teacher side of Nanoogo This page designed to introduce and show you how to use various free video creation resources. In this page there is A guide for teachers who want to have their students create videos without the need to purchase software or video equipment. Video Creation Resources Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing. While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them. "Witty Comics" provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Writing the dialogues is the creative element that is left to the students. Creating Blogs and Websites FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS By Richard Byrne Nanoogo - A Fun Creative Writing Platform for Kids You can find there resources about creating effective blogs and websites to complement instruction. Create Comics Online

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