slideshare; the largest presentation sharing community

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SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentation . It is one of the best presentation platforms that has ever been created online . It is a MUST and I repeat a MUST for every educator to be familiar with this tool . It not only allows you to create awesome presentations with a mixture of videos and slides but also engage you into a great community of people who share the same interests as you do . I have collected everything you need to know about Slideshare here so that you would find it easy to start exploring it . I know many of you are using it but many do not , and for those who are not yet using this tool then this is your chance to know everything about it .

Some features of Slideshare

Here is a list of features that slideshare offer to its users ;
  • It has a basic free version that is generously enough for us the educators
  • You can upload your docs, pdfs, PowerPoint presentations, and many more
  • Include videos into your presentations
  • Share you slide with others in the web
  • Slides have specific URLs to use for back linking
  • It has an awesome community of users
  • Embed your slides into your blog; wiki,or website
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How can I get started using Slideshare

Head over to Slideshare main page and create your free account there
Watch these tutorial videos to learn more about this great tool
1 Slideshow Tutorial

2 How to insert a Youtube video into slideshare

3 Embedding a slideshow using slideshare

Applications of Slideshare in education

There are several ways we can use Slideshare in education . Here are some of them ;
  • Teachers can use it to create their own portfolios to share with their students
  • They can also use it during their lesson preparation to look for resources they need
  • they can use it as a tutorial tool to explain abstract concepts to students
  • Students can use it to share their work with their classmates
  • They can also use it to look for resources they need in their learning
  • They can connect wit other slideshare users and create their own  learning communities
That’s it about slideshare; the largest presentation sharing community.

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