Teacher Review for Prezi Classic

A great alternative to presentations, both student and teacher-created.

Lindsey S.
Technology coordinator
St. Anthony Grade School (Effingham, IL)
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My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
How I Use It
I personally use Prezi for presentations, as well as teach my students (grades 4-8) how to use Prezi. Students then choose to use Prezi for their own presentations and for other projects assigned by other teachers. I have used it to present English parts of speech, and embed You Tube videos of the Schoolhouse Rock videos that apply to the parts of speech the Prezi is referring to.
My Take
Prezi is a great presentation tool for both the student and teacher. It is user-friendly and a great alternative to a Notebook 11 or PowerPoint. The visual appeal of the presentation is what holds students' attention. I have had students as young as fourth grade create Prezi presentations. The ability to insert images, voice overs, You Tube videos, files, background music, and other additions enhances the presentation and holds student attention.