Presentation Tools

Haiku Deck - Simple and beautiful slideshow creation

Haiku Deck is a free slideshow creating app.  It is a completely new kind of presentation app designed to make your slides stunning. It allows you to create unique presentations with artistic flavor.  It allows you to pull a large database of striking background and images from the web. It is best to show a chart, image or screenshot with fewer words to describe it.

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Using Jing to Add Visuals to Your Online Collection

Jing is a screen capture and screen recorder tool. You can use Jing to capture either a still image on your screen or record any video of onscreen action.

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KEEPVID - A useful site to download online videos

Keepvid is a website that you can use to download any video from a website so that you can insert it to your presentations to use offline.

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Using Nearpod to create and deliver engaging presentations

Nearpod is an App for iOS devices. (Nearpod’s School Edition works for Andriod devices now.)  It allows you to create multimedia presentations to share content with your students and to manage the flow of the lecture in real time.
Your students use Nearpod on their iOS/Android devices to receive multimedia content and to participate in engaging assessment and collaboration activities. Your presentation can be engaging and interactive through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing interactivity, website-sharing, self-guided quizzes and more.

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Using Presentation Tools (PhotoStory 3) in the World Languages Classroom

PhotoStory3 is an easy-to-use free download that allows you to create photo slideshows with movie effects, music, and narration.  You can edit the photos and audio right in the program, and output the video for use on the web.

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Using Picasa to Facilitate Teaching in World Language Classrooms

Picasa is an image editing software from Google that helps you organize, edit, and share your photos. It's free, and easy to use and works on both PC and Mac.  The program is free and has many features that you'd typically have to use an advanced image editor such as Photoshop in order to make those same changes without Picasa.

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