13. Presentations

We’ve all seen PowerPoint presentations throughout the years, but with mobile devices there are many other types of presentations you can create. You can make presentations with gorgeous images in the background, or you can record yourself talking over a whiteboard presentation, and so much more. Thing 13 will introduce you to some interesting presentation apps.

Blogging for this Thing

Use at least one of these apps and create a presentation (real or fake doesn’t matter, just play with the tool). Write a blog post about what you think about the app and how you may be able to use it personally or professionally. If you know of another app that would fit under this Thing, tell us about it in your blog, too.

deck presentationDeck Slideshow Presentations: Apple / Android

Deck Slideshow Presentations offers a new way to create presentations – one that does not require you to have any design skills whatsoever. Just give them the text for your presentation, choose a presentation theme, and they do the rest.

Click here for help getting started with Deck.

Haiku DeckHaiku Deck: Apple only

Have you ever wanted to make a quick presentation for a training session or to show photos from a field trip or library program? How about a slideshow of your Instagram food pics? Whatever your goal, with Haiku Deck you can easily create impressive-looking presentations without a lot of preparation—or time.

Click here for help getting started with Haiku Deck.

lensoo createLensoo Create: Apple / Android

Lensoo Create turns your iPad into a virtual whiteboard with voice recording and smooth digital writing. Using Lensoo Create you can quickly share your ideas through email, Facebook or Twitter from virtually anywhere.

Click here for help getting started with Lensoo.

educreationsEducreations: Apple only

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. You can add images, text, and write with your finger or a stylus, all while you record what you say. You can add multiple pages to your whiteboard before you start recording, so you really can turn it into a tutorial, lesson, or whatever you’d like.

Click here for help getting started with Educreations.

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