Prezi is a relatively new and very popular presentation tool that helps you organize and share your ideas. Prezi is cloud-based (i.e. saved and accessible via the internet) presentation software that opens up a new method of how slides are presented through zoomable and engaging transitions.
- Choose from pre-made visually pleasing templates with various themes in 2D and 3D!
- Work online prezi.com or download the Prezi Desktop application (free) and work offline.
- Have a mobile device? Download the app for your iPod/iPhone or your iPad.
- Have all your presentations in PowerPoint form? You can import them into Prezi.
Classroom Integration: Regardless of the subject or grade you teach, Prezi is an interesting way to present to your students or have your students present to the class. It’s not linear like a PowerPoint and is so visually pleasing to the eye, students are engaged right away. Here are some ways Prezi can help you in your classroom.
- Create eye catching presentations with embedded video, imagery, and unique text to motivate students in any subject.
- Import link-able documents for students to access.
- It’s web-based, so you can post the presentations online for anyone to view.
- You can embed them with a webpage, blog, or whatever.
- Sharing! You can share Prezi’s with each other. This is helpful when students are collaborating on a project.
- Students can differentiate how they present, create portfolios, write papers, etc.
- Create mind maps of dynamic venn diagrams.
- Present vocabulary in a unique fashion.
- Create 21st Century style graphic organizers.