Rock these creative Google Slides templates in class (GTT034)

Google Slides is way, way, way more than a slide presentation tool. It’s a platform for students to display their creativity, work together in a shared space, and make something they can be proud of.

It’s nice to have some ideas to help kickstart our creative thinking when it comes to using Google Slides in non-traditional ways. That’s where Ryan O’Donnell can help.

He’s a technology TOSA (teacher on special assignment) and former social studies teacher from Rocklin, California.

Ryan has created some amazing Google Slides templates that you can grab right off his website and start using immediately. They include templates to create mock Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages, covers for magazines like TIME, National Geographic and People, and even the Harry Potter “Daily Prophet” newspaper!

Check out Ryan’s templates on his website.

In this conversation on the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, co-host Kasey Bell and I have a great chat with Ryan about using G Suite in the classroom, leading professional development creatively, podcasting and more.

… or click one of the links below to listen:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/google-teacher-tribe-podcast/id1197145825
Google Play: http://subscribeonandroid.com/googleteachertribe.libsyn.com/rss
Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/google-teacher-tribe-podcast?refid=stpr
Website: http://googleteachertribe.com/34

Full show notes are available at GoogleTeacherTribe.com/34.

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Matt is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:

 DateEvent / Event DetailsCity / More Info
+ 05/19/2018
Texas Google Summit with Kasey BellAustin, TX
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+ 06/01/2018
MSD of MartinsvilleMartinsville, IN
+ 06/04/2018
Granbury ISDGranbury, TX
+ 06/05/2018
Columbus City SchoolsColumbus OH
+ 06/06/2018
School City of MishawakaMishawaka, IN
+ 06/07/2018
Lafayette eLearning ConferenceLafayette, IN
+ 06/12/2018
2nd Annual Learn, Explore, Adopt and Deliver (LEAD) ConferenceCleveland, OH
+ 06/13/2018
InnEdCoKeystone, CO
  Public Event
+ 06/19/2018
Tyler ISDTyler, TX
+ 06/20/2018
TransformED ConferenceWaco, TX
+ 06/21/2018
Barr-Reeve Jr/Sr High School- Washington Community SchoolsWashington, IN
  Public Event
+ 07/24/2018
Regional Math & Science ConferenceAmarillo, TX
+ 08/01/2018
Flipgrid Event + Evening Live StreamMinneapolis, MN
+ 08/02/2018
Virginia Beach SchoolsVirginia Beach, VA
+ 08/09/2018
St. Joseph Grade SchoolSouth Bend, IN