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Communicating with Prezi

Prezi is a web 2.0 presentation tool that allow for much more control of how material can be presented visually. The easy-to-use interface lets you create interesting dynamic content very quickly. Courtesy of Twitter, I just learned of this short slide show demonstrating how Prezi can be used in the classroom:

http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/prezi.htm

My initial reaction to Prezi is that it is just another slick visual tool that will distract rather than enhance. Used well, that probably won’t happen and there are some definite advantages to what Prezi has to offer. I guess I’ll have to create a few and see how it goes…