Virtual Learning

Let’s Jam! Using Jamboard in Synchronous Virtual Classes (I2148)

Looking for another way to engage your students/participants? Maybe you are hoping to get participation from quiet students who leave their cameras off. During the pandemic, Google Jamboard was developed as an alternative to the many whiteboard and annotate options out there for live, interactive classes, workshops, and training. In this micro-course, we will introduce you to Google Jamboard and give you a few ideas about how to use it to create more engaging lessons.

Course Author: Olivia Grugan

  • What is Jamboard and why would I use it?
  • Introduction
  • Welcome to my Jamboard Diner!
  • Diner - Example Jamboard Activities
  • Jamboard is Good For...
  • Look How Fancy!
  • But New Tools Are Hard...
  • The Bottom Line
  • What can I do with Jamboard?
  • Two Ways to Think About Jamboard
  • Activity 1: Check-In
  • READY-TO-USE RESOURCE: Set of Check-In Activities
  • Activity 2: Brainstorm
  • Activity 3: Venn Diagram
  • Activity 4: Calendar Routine
  • READY-TO-USE RESOURCE: Set of Calendar Routines
  • Quick Poll: Using Jamboard for a Check-in Activity
  • Activity 5: Four Corners/Poll
  • Activity 6: Annotate
  • Activity 7: Brain Break/Reward
  • Which Activities Would You Use?
  • How do I set up my own Jamboard?
  • Getting Started
  • Creating a New Jamboard
  • The Layout of a New Jamboard
  • The Tools
  • A Pro Tip
  • Your First Jamboard
  • Additional Resources
  • Jamboard Templates [Optional]
  • Different Devices [Optional]
  • Wrap Up
  • Sharing Ideas
  • Share Your Feedback
  • About the Author: Olivia Grugan [Optional]
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Introduction, Welcome to my Jamboard Diner!, Diner - Example Jamboard Activities, Jamboard is Good For..., Look How Fancy!, But New Tools Are Hard..., The Bottom Line, Two Ways to Think About Jamboard, Activity 1: Check-In, READY-TO-USE RESOURCE: Set of Check-In Activities, Activity 2: Brainstorm, Activity 3: Venn Diagram, Activity 4: Calendar Routine, READY-TO-USE RESOURCE: Set of Calendar Routines, Quick Poll: Using Jamboard for a Check-in Activity, Activity 5: Four Corners/Poll, Activity 6: Annotate, Activity 7: Brain Break/Reward, Which Activities Would You Use?, Getting Started, Creating a New Jamboard, The Layout of a New Jamboard, The Tools, THE MOST IMPORTANT PART!, A Pro Tip, Your First Jamboard, Sharing Ideas, Share Your Feedback"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever