This is one of the options: Flipboard is news reader, which aggregates stories in a magazine-format mobile app.
Read about using it for your course here.
Adobe released a free new app for iPad designed to give “voice” to educators and students who want to create engaging presentations, combining voice, video, motion graphics, still images and music. Read more about Adobe Voice!
Early May Microsoft released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets instructors create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.
Some of the tools presented by the latest Edutopia issue might be more applicable for younger students, but some (e.g., myBrainshark, PosterMyWall, and Screen-o-Matic) are applicable to any audience and presentations in classes or conferences. Check them out!
Well, PowerPoint is about 25 years old (really!). You can love it or hate it, but it is still used a lot in teaching and meetings. There are many alternatives (stay tuned: I am coming up with the list of PPT alternatives). If you and/or your students use PPT, let’s explore how to do it right and avoid poorly formatted content, ineffective presentation style, and boredom in the classroom. Of course there is no magic bullet. You need to see what fits better your students learning style and your own teaching philosophy, but these suggestions might be quite helpful!