Link to spreadsheet listing various types of Presentation Tools for students w/descriptions & links

“Presentation Dos and Don’ts” slide show for tips on creating a better slide show presentation

NEW! Sources of Copyright-friendly Images for Presentations (you still have to cite the images if your teacher requires it)

  • Creative Commons site to search for images
  • Pixabay for public domin photos
  • Link to sites for Copyright Free Images 
  • PicDrome for public domain photos
  • Morgue File – free photo archive
  • EduPic – free photos & graphics for education
  • Animal Photos – Creative Commons images of animals
  • World Images Kiosk – offers more than 75,000 images that teachers and students can use in their academic projects. All of the images can be used under a Creative Commons license that requires you to give proper attribution when necessary.

Wordle (www.wordle.net) – Wordle is a tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.

Screencasting Tools (http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/freebies/free-screencasting-tools-video-tutorials) – Screencasting is a great way to showcase a procedure, to teach, to demonstrate a service or to create video tutorials without having to write a long explanation. Screencasting tools are available both as desktop applications (free and commercial) and web-based services. The good news is that there are a growing number of screencasting tools that are completely free to use; some do not even require a registration to let you get started. This site provides links to 18 different choices.

GOOGLE DOCS Templates

Link to Newspaper page templates you can copy and make your own. (Note: this will ask you to login to your Google account if you are not already before you can view page.)

Link to Brochure templates you can copy and make your own. (Note: this will ask you to login to your Google account if you are not already before you can view page.)

Link to Miscellaneous Google Docs templates you can copy and make your own. (Note: this will ask you to login to your Google account if you are not already before you can view page.)

50 Resources for using iPads in Education

Links below were gathered by Joyce Valenza, the teacher-librarian at Springfield Township (PA) High School, technology writer, and blogger:

Digital storytelling tools

eBooks

TeacherTools

Cartoon making tools

Avatar makers