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Death by PowerPoint (from #POD13)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th November 2013

what is it: http://www.slideshare.net/thecroaker/death-by-powerpoint http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/08/death-by-powerpoint-2/ http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Columns/PowerPoint.pdf http://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerdooley/2012/10/11/death-by-powerpoint/ how it could be: Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks http://www.ted.com/talks/nancy_duarte_the_secret_structure_of_great_talks.html Cheating Death by PowerPoint: Analyze and Synthesize http://my.brainshark.com/Cheating-Death-by-PowerPoint-Analyze-and-Synthesize-738618804 how to do storytelling: How to tell a story (6 talks)  http://www.ted.com/playlists/62/how_to_tell_a_story.html 

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Collaborative cloud-based tools to consider, Real-Time Collaboration Tools

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

5 Free Cloud-Based Document Collaboration Tools to Power Your Productivity http://ow.ly/qkji8 Evernote Learn More about Evernote with These Excellent Video Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning  Google Docs Kaizena: add audio comments to the  content of your Google documents http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/10/a-great-tool-to-add-audio-feedback-to.html  MindMeister (paid, might want to skip it) Trello WordPress http://www.21things4teachers.net/3—collaboration-tools.html#! Lino Doodle  - Meeting Wizard Google Drive, formerly known [...]

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Free Slideshow Presentation and Creation Tools for Teachers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th September 2013

The 5 Best Free Slideshow Presentation and Creation Tools for Teachers http://elearningindustry.com/the-5-best-free-slideshow-presentation-and-creation-tools-for-teachers A List of 20 Free Tools for Teachers to Create Awesome Presentations and Slideshows ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/05/list-of-20-free-tools-for-teachers-to.html 1-  SlideShare It Offers  users the ability to upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios. [...]

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