If looking for an alternative presentation tool, Slide Rocket is an option. Currently, as part of a "New Year's Resolution," the service is providing free full featured accounts for students, teachers, and other educators. All you need to do is use your school email address and you can sign up HERE.
Slide Rocket has also partnered with Google Apps for Education and you can get the free account through them as well. Google Chrome Web Store and Google Apps for Education are the two options.
10 Reasons to Love SlideRocket EDU in 2013
- SlideRocket is a fun, interactive way to create and share presentations
- Access your account from any computer, anywhere
- Post presentations on blogs and websites
- Share presentations with the world on Facebook and Twitter
- Groups and teams can work together on the same presentation
- Add videos, music and voice-overs to your presentation
- Create cool animations and transitions
- Store your photos and presentations in our library so others can use them too
- Add live Twitter feeds, polls and other interactive content to your slides
- View presentations with any browser, iPhone and iPad