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Screen Shot 2012-09-21 at 8.57.42 PMHaiku Deck – Presentation and Slideshow Maker with Beautiful Charts and Graphs by Giant Thinkwell, is just what the title implies, and incredible in all possible ways! Haiku, a very apropos name, is a form of Japanese poetry that employs highly evocative allusions and comparisons; the traditional poetry format had only three lines and 17 syllables. So, just when you think perfection can’t get any better? Haiku Deck comes out with a fabulous new update, which includes many awesome suggestions from users, like the ability to easily save images as favorites (just press and hold until the gold star appears) and backtrack to previous selections with image history. The developers have partnered with Getty Images and the library is not just majoring vast, it is top quality! Haiku Deck is a free iPad app that was developed to provide an easy way to create simple, stunning presentations, it lives up to its intentions and goes far beyond in the design potential department. Haiku Deck simplifies presentation design to help deliver your message dramatically and the procedure couldn’t be easier! Seriously, this app is so easy to use that elementary students could easily manage this app and make all different kinds of project based presentations.

Haiku Deck makes everything so simple and fun yet look totally professional, but beware, it can be addictive! The fact that they have a massive collection of stock photos for you to use really enhances the finished product. When working with middle school, high school and graduate students the excitement was pervasive no matter what level of tech the individuals were comfortable with.

Haiku Deck provides an excellent way to create educational presentations of all kinds. Teachers and students can use Haiku Deck to create a digital storyboard, outline a book’s plot, tell a story, explain a process, present evidence, illustrate a blog post, or share captioned photographs. The Haiku Deck gallery provides anyone with the capabilities to make beautiful presentations, the sky is the limit with creativity here! 

The following slide show was made by my students to prepare for a science test on genetics:

 

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4 Responses to Haiku Deck – Visual Storytelling & So Much More

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  2. [...] by Haiku Deck Inc Haiku Deck is a must have on every iPad! This app that was developed to provide an easy way to create simple, stunning presentations, it lives up to its intentions and goes far beyond in the design potential department. Haiku Deck simplifies presentation design to help deliver your message dramatically and the procedure couldn’t be easier! The developers have partnered with Getty Images so their library is not only vast, it’s top quality! Haiku Deck provides an excellent way to create educational presentations of all kinds. Teachers and students can use Haiku Deck to create a digital storyboard, outline a book’s plot, tell a story, explain a process, present evidence, illustrate a blog post, or share captioned photographs. The Haiku Deck gallery provides anyone with the capabilities to make beautiful presentations, the sky is the limit with creativity here! The top image with the Back to School Basics for your iPad was made using Haiku Deck. Read TWA Review [...]

  3. Haiku Deck says:

    Hi there-
    Thank you so much for writing about Haiku Deck on your blog! You and your students made an awesome deck and we can’t wait to see more great decks from your class! Here are some great tips and tricks for using Haiku Deck in the classroom: http://blog.haikudeck.com/teacher-appreciation/

    If there’s ever anything you need, feel free to shoot us an email or tweet us @HaikuDeck. Thank you for being a teacher!

    Cheers,
    Team Haiku Deck

  4. [...] Haiku Deck – Beautiful Presentations and Slideshows with Charts and Graphs by Giant Thinkwell, is just what the title implies, and incredible in all possible ways!  [...]

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