From Prezi to Google Docs to PowerPoint, there’s no shortage of ways for teachers to put together a dynamic presentation. But Klowd wanted to take a different approach to help improve the presentation experience for both the person at the front of the classroom and in the back row.
SlideKlowd is now available for your classroom and it could be the much-needed tool you’ve been looking for. It’ll wake up your students and get them engaged and interacting with the lesson. Personally, I think this is the type of stuff we’ll be seeing in TED talks in the very near future. At least, we should see it there.
So what are the features of SlideKlowd aside from the misspelled name? It takes presentations a step beyond clickers and lets the presenter / teacher control everything through a single app. The students can participate via smartphones, laptops, iPads, and other devices. In other
“There are some fantastic tools out there to help create great presentations, but they don’t address the core of the presentation issue, the skills and engagement capabilities of the presenter or teacher. ” says Ken Holsinger, Klowd.com’s Founder and CEO. “Our goal with SlideKlowd is simple: Create better presenters.”
Will it work? Will you try it out? Here’s a quick run-through of how it works courtesy of their website. Only time will tell if this idea takes on but I like the path we’re all heading down now! The more audience interaction, the more comprehension.