Teacher Review for Haiku Deck

A presentation tool that requires short ond sweet text, with BIG visual content

Keegan K.
Common Sense Education
Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English-Language Learning, Health & Wellness
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Creation
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
When teaching public speaking with the use of a visual aid, students get REALLY caught up in the digital creation portion, with less emphasis on the speech. Often times, they find themselves making a REALLY pretty Power Point and having NO idea what they intend to actually say. This often leads to them going overboard with the text, typing everything the want to say on the slide, and then reading their screen instead of looking at their audience.
My Take
Haiku Deck is awesome because it physically limits the amount of text you can put on a slide. This causes students to write in a concise way about what they will present, and gives them more face-time with their audience.