Haiku Deck is a powerful way to showcase visual literacy. Intentionally designed for two lines of text (one in a larger font than th other), the app forces you to choose your words wisely to convey your message and associates with a beautiful picture.

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  • Create graphs, make lists, reposition pics!
  • Export to PowerPoint or Keynote

Images can be loaded from the camera roll, the web or Haiku Deck's database of creative commons pictures. Samples below!

Haiku Deck can be used to:
  • Provide the "hook" to a new unit (the Engage in 5E lessons)
  • Build up anticipation of a project (see Math is Everywhere example)
  • Teach a concept
  • Create a visual dictionary of content area terms (See Parallel example)
  • Digital storytell (See Three Pigs example)
  • Focus on theme, mood, or perspective

Created with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app for iPadCreated with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app for iPadCreated with Haiku Deck, the free presentation app for iPad



Creating Charts and Graphs with Haiku Deck


March 7th, 2013 by Claire


Adding a Chart
1. In Edit mode, tap the blue image icon on the left, then the chart icon.
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photo
Selecting a Chart
2. Tap to select one of the three chart options (bar chart, pie chart, or stat chart), and then tap the green “DONE” button in the bottom right corner.
3. Tap the field at the top to give your chart a title. Now you can customize your chart.

Creating a Bar Graph

  1. Add or subtract categories (up to a maximum of 8) by tapping the black ‘+‘ in the lower right corner of your graph or the red ‘x‘ below each category.
  2. Tap Edit Label below each category to give it a name.
  3. Tap Edit Units in the top left corner to specify the maximum and minimum values, as well as the intervals.
  4. Adjust the quantity for each category by pulling the circular handle up and down with your finger. (We could do this all day long. Seriously.)
Creating a Bar Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Bar Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Bar Chart

Creating a Pie Chart

  1. Add categories (up to a maximum of 8) by tapping the black ‘+’ in the center of the chart.
  2. Tap Edit Label to name each category.
  3. Set the value of each category by tapping it, then adjusting the circular handles with your finger.
  4. To enter the values as numbers, choose # at the top, type in your data, and then switch to %. The correct percentages will automatically be displayed.
  5. To delete a category, minimize it using one of the grey handles until the red ‘x‘ appears, then tap the ‘x‘. (You can also choose # and set the value as ‘0,’ then tap the ‘x.’
Creating a Pie Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Pie Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Pie Chart

Creating a Stat Chart

  1. Add or subtract categories (up to a maximum of 4) by tapping the black ‘+‘ on the right edge of the chart, or the red ‘x‘ below each category.
  2. For each category, tap # to specify a value, and Edit Label to add a caption for the statistic.
Creating a Stat Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Stat Chart with Haiku Deck
Creating a Stat Chart

Automatic Color Palettes

Each Haiku Deck Theme includes a coordinating color palette to give your charts and graphs a cohesive, perfectly polished look. Here is the same chart in Zissou and Cinematic theme, for example.
Haiku Deck bar graph, Zissou theme
Haiku Deck bar graph, Zissou theme
Bar graph in Zissou theme
Haiku Deck bar graph in Cinematic theme
Haiku Deck bar graph in Cinematic theme
Bar graph in Cinematic theme

Playback Mode

In Playback mode on your iPad, your charts and graphs will build with beautiful animations.
You can also tap a section of pie or a bar to highlight a specific data point as you talk.
Tap a data point as you talk to emphasize it in Haiku Deck
Tap a data point as you talk to emphasize it in Haiku Deck
Tap a data point as you talk to emphasize it

Enhancements to an awesome product (from the Haiku Deck peeps):

* “I need to include a video.” We’ve got you covered. Leave a placeholder slide in your deck for your video. Then export your deck to Powerpoint or Keynote and pull it right in.
* “I can’t give a presentation without speaker notes and a clicker.” No problem. Export your deck to Powerpoint or Keynote or use Slideshark.


How to Create a List in Haiku Deck


1. Tap the orange Text icon on the left.
Creating a Haiku Deck list of Our Guiding Principles: Simple, Beautiful, Fun
Creating a Haiku Deck list of Our Guiding Principles: Simple, Beautiful, Fun

2. Select bulleted list or numbered list.
3. Tap each item to add your text, up to 5 items. You can tap Next to quickly advance to the next item.
4. To use a photo background (like the example above), tap the blue Image icon, then search for an image or import your own. The text background (which adds a grey screen behind your text to make it easier to read) will be ON by default, but you can toggle it to OFFif you prefer.

Toggling Text Background On or Off in Haiku Deck
Toggling Text Background On or Off in Haiku Deck

Toggling Text Background On or Off

Sample Haiku Deck list with text background off
Sample Haiku Deck list with text background off
Sample Haiku Deck list with text background on for improved readabiity
Sample Haiku Deck list with text background on for improved readabiity

Text Background Off Text Background On

5. To use a solid background, tap the blue Image icon, then the solid color icon on the right. Next to SOLID BACKGROUND, tap ON, then select your color.
Sample Haiku Deck list with solid color background
Sample Haiku Deck list with solid color background




How To Crop and Reposition Images in Haiku Deck

March 7th, 2013 by Catherine

1. Tap the blue Image icon, then select an image using the SEARCH button or the Cameraicon.
2. In the PREVIEW pane, simply use your fingers to pinch and move the image, then release to lock it in position.

Pinch and Drag to Reposition Images in Haiku Deck
Pinch and Drag to Reposition Images in Haiku Deck

Simply Pinch and Drag to Adjust Images


3. When you’re happy with your image, click the green DONE button.



How To Export Your Haiku Deck to PowerPoint or Keynote

  1. After you create your deck, tap SHARE from the Main screen. You can also do this by tapping the SHARE arrow icon from EDIT mode (toward the lower left corner) or fromPLAY mode (top right corner).
  2. Specify your deck title, privacy settings, and category from the SAVE & SHARE popup, then tap PUBLISH. (You can read more about publishing and sharing here.)
  3. After the publishing process is complete, select PPT/KEYNOTE.
Haiku Deck Help: Exporting to Powerpoint/Keynote
Haiku Deck Help: Exporting to Powerpoint/Keynote

4. This will generate an email with an attachment, which you can email to yourself and open with any edition of PowerPoint or Keynote that supports the .pptx file extension.
Haiku Deck Help: Exporting to Powerpoint/Keynote
Haiku Deck Help: Exporting to Powerpoint/Keynote

Exporting a Haiku Deck