Jamboard and the Jamboard App are powerful tools that can transform teaching and learning to build student's communication, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration skills. In these interactive lessons, students will work together to solve a driving question that connects to your learning goals and standards. Let Literacy & Technology guru, Jen Jones (@hellojenjones) & 2nd Grade Teacher in Michigan, Joe Thornton, aka, Jamboard Joe (@mrjsthornton) be your teachers for a day, where we’ll empower you with the skills to create your own templates for Jamboard (or Google Slides). For this PD, think Readers Workshop, but Jammers Workshop, where we'll walk you through HOW to make and create YOUR OWN templates from scratch using Powerpoint.


Learning Outcomes:

In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • make your own Jamboard template in Powerpoint

  • how to take a screenshot

  • how to use purchased TpT products in your templates

  • add fonts, spice-ify fonts, color fonts

  • make venn diagrams

  • insert real photographs

  • make tables

  • create custom clipart (bowls, etc.)

  • save templates as images

  • upload templates as Jamboard backgrounds

  • share Jamboard links with your students

  • assign students to a Jamboard

  • view all students working on a Jamboard at once

  • duplicate & delete Jamboard frames

  • assign different Jamboard frames to different students

  • add Jamboard frames as work samples for students' digital portfolios


Purchase of the recording includes:

  • Simple and scalable digital strategies to implement in your classroom (remotely or in-person) immediately

  • PDF handouts will emailed prior to the day that you will access & use during the day

  • Free digital files and resources aligned to conference lessons & activities

  • Certificate of Completion for 1 NC Digital Learning Competency credit  or `10 hours of Continuing Education credit

  • Access to recording of the session

  • Access the the Chat Box transcript

Jamboard Template School Recording