1. Participants will identify characteristics of presentation tools that effectively engage students.
  2. Participants will explore the following presentation tools: Doceri, Belkin Stage and Popplet on the iPad.
  3. Participants will critique benefits and limitations of each presentation tool.
  4. Participants will determine which tools will be most effectively used in their own classroom.


1407690414_bubble-24.pngWhat Makes a Presentation Engaging?

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What makes an engaging presentation?

Tool: Padlet


Presentation Tools


From the iPad Alone - How to videos

  • Choosing and creating custom backgrounds
  • Images from Photo Library
  • Drawing Area Tools (Pen, Marker, Highlighter, Lines, Shapes, Eraser) - press and hold to customize
  • Undo or Clear Slide Tools
  • Adding new slides
  • Recording Audio
  • Doceri Timeline
  • Lasso Tool
  • Incorporating Screenshots
  • Emailing Finished Presentation (pdf file)
  • Saving a Presentation
Controlling your Laptop with Doceri Desktop
  • Connecting the iPad to your Laptop

Stage by Belkin


Free app

Use it as a:

Whiteboard or Blackboard
Use the camera with your stand
Use the pen to "write" on image
Bring in pics or pdfs
*Can also record audio and video of lessons (requires $1.99 per recording)


Easy Mind Mapping on your iPad

Doceri channel on YouTube - Teacher and student sample presentations/screencasts
Doceri on Pinterest
Doceri blog
How to use Doceri in the classroom
Doceri Overview Slides