There are are many great strategies and tools to support student presentations. A list of top web-based presentation tools to support collaboration and creativity might include:
A list of creative presentation styles could include:
Regardless of the tool, one of my greatest struggles has been to convince kids to limit the text and to not just read off the screen. This past year I have been experimenting more with having students use infographics and then share them with the class as a "presentation". Students enjoy the process and an added benefit is students read less from the screen and are a bit more creative in their attempts to engage the audience.
When designing an activity with an infographic my top priorities include:
- Ease of Use
- Free Features
- Collaboration Features
- Ability to share online.
A list of our favorite infographic creation tools includes:
Additional resources to support increased engagement in presentations:
- 46 Tools to Make Infographics in the Classroom
- 10 Presentation Techniques
- 5 Ways to Give a Presentation That Nobody Will Ever Forget
- 8 Tips to Power Up Your Presentations
- Presentation Experts Share Their Top Tips