How to Get Started Building a presentation on Prezi is a lot easier than it looks Watch the instructional videos, and use some of your old PowerPointpresentations to get
“Prezify” Your PowerPoints! The best way I have found to use Prezi (in the beginning) You don’t have to make your own content to start, just import one of yourold PowerPoints! Play around inside the Prezi software to make it look cool There is a video called “Prezify Your PowerPoint”
Example… My Weekend in SeattleNotice the “Ken Burns Effect”, as the programzooms in and zooms out on each photo as it showsStory View
Convert PowerPoint Slides Take a “screen shot” of each of your PowerPoint slides “Prt Scr”, then paste into Paint, then save the picture Insert the pictures into PhotoPeach Your PowerPoint will play with the press of a button…and includebackground music!Technology for Free! http://bit.ly/computerrookie
Other Alternatives to PowerPointPhotoStoryMovie MakerTikatok – imagine a story, create a book http://www.tikatok.com/Animoto – create videos http://animoto.com/Voicethread – photos with commentary http://www.voicethread.comPhotopeach – slideshows http://photopeach.com/Glogster – interactive posters http://www.glogster.com/Letterpop- brochures, invitations http://www.letterpop.com/Digital Storytelling http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/Pixton – create your own comics http://pixton.com/uk/GoAnimate – cartoons and animations http://goanimate.com/The list below are not what would be considered “slidepresentation applications” but can be an alternative for students todemonstrate their understanding to the class.