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La Follette Library Portal: Presentation Fun

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Presentation Options


  • Don't forget to keep in mind your AUDIENCE (teens + your teacher)
  • Site your sources

Check-out all the options available to you for presenting what you've learned:

***Presentation Advice (a 3 min. YouTube video made with PowToon)


EASEL.LY is a "drag-and-drop" style tool/ website that allows you to create infographics. Read more HERE in this review. (You do have to 'register' online to use this site.) There are many great examples on this site - check a few out for ideas on what you can do in your own project.


PREZI - it's as cool/good/interesting as you make it (Also, you have to create an account to use it.)

SMORE.COM - This lets you make a digital poster; it's similar to Glogster, but fewer design options. Smore has pre-made templates and color sets to choose from. Your flyers can include a variety of media, including videos.

POWTOON - it's a free web site for creating animated presentations and animated videos. - Create interactive graphics to display your data


Buncee and more

New, from Ms. Hank:

Students can also post videos, links, or other multimedia to one "wall" for a digital "gallery." Many possibilities for use!

GLOGSTER.COM  (TEACHERS must create a class account to use this one.) Glogster is a digital poster, but instead of crummy glue and scissors thing, you can digitally “paste” your own pictures, video or audio and add links. You can bring in images from Google, videos from YouTube and files from your Google drive. Plus, there are a lot of cool design features to make it much prettier than any handmade non-digital poster. 

Tips BEFORE you Start

TIPS before you start:

  1. What INFORMATION are going to use? Write that down/ organize the INFO first

  2. What images or type of infographic will mesh well with your info.? Decide this next.

  3. Choose a web site/program and start putting your image(s) and text/ information together!

  4. Don’t forget these important parts:
    • a Headline (like a title)
    • An Explainer paragraph (can be 1-3 full sentences)
    • Data
    • Source Line(s) (WHERE did you get this information?)
    • Credit Line (this is where you put your byline/ your name)


What is an infographic?

It is a VISUAL representation of information. Some are basic pie charts or bar graphs, and some are much more detailed and complex. ALL information graphics should have the above 5 parts (headline, explanation, data, source and credit).




1. a Headline (like a title)

2. An Explainer paragraph (can be 1-3 full sentences)

3. Data

4. Source Line (WHERE did you get this information?)

5. Credit Line (this is where you put your byline/ your name)

TYPES of Infographics

Kinds of Infographics:

  • Pie Chart
  • Bar Graph
  • A Timeline
  • A Venn Diagram
  • Versus (iPhone vs. Android, for example)
  • Fast Facts

and more

More examples here:

More options!

How to TURN-IN YOUR Assignment

MOST of these web sites will have a "Share" button where you can click on it and follow the directions.

You may need to:

1. Click "Share" (like a Google document) and type in your teacher's email address, or

2. It will give you a link (called a URL) to repost to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Open a new email to your teacher, copy that link and PASTE the link in the email. Send the email to your teacher.

Inspiration/ Ideas

These sites don't *make* anything, but they have a variety of examples to look at for good ideas!

COOLINFOGRAPHICS is website that has a lot of EXAMPLES of infographics. It DOESN'T help you create anything, but you can go there to look for ideas and inspiration. The site creator, Randy Krum, has several published books about infographics and with many professional infographic examples.


  • is an online news source that uses a combination of journalistic reporting and well-designed infographics. It is NOT a site to create your own graphics, but it is a site to look for inspiration and ideas.
  • Check out its "About us" description.
  • This is a great example from mashable about the 2012 election (it's more interesting than you might think, with talk of memes, Gangnam style, Binders Full of Women, etc.)
  • Here's another mashable example - one titled "How Severe is Our Screen Addiction?"