The ULTIMATE Google Slides teacher resource

The ULTIMATE Google Slides teacher resource

At one point, creating a PowerPoint presentation to show to the class was cutting-edge classroom technology.

Those days are gone, and now, online presentations enable so much more for students.

Google Slides


Google Slides, the G Suite solution to PowerPoint, opens this classroom staple up to vast possibilities. With real-time collaboration, connection to other Google Apps and the ability to embed presentations in websites, students can do so much more than “make a PowerPoint.”

There's SO much you can do with Google Slides!

Google Slides has so much potential for powerful technology integration in the classroom.

Check out our resources for TONS of ideas and activities you can use right away!

Interactive Google Slides Activities

Interacting with the content ups the engagement level immediately. Google Slides provides so many options for collaborative, interactive activities for students of any age!​

30 google slides activities for classroom excitement

Google Slides isn't just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are 30 activities that bring interactive learning to students.So ...

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Choice stories in Google Slides: How to + ideas for class

Choice stories let students make choices and decisions. Plus, they show what they know by creating!You come to the foot ...

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By rethinking how we use technology we can meet our science standards in new and engaging ways. Here are some ...

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Google Slides interactive notebooks + 20 activities to fill them

There are TONS of awesome multimedia activities you can do with interactive notebooks. They’re easy and free! Get the how-to’s ...

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Slides Superpowers: Engaging slide-to-slide linking activities

Google Slides is WAY more than a slide presentation tool. On the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, co-host Kasey Bell and ...

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Google Slides sticky note brainstorming: Powerful planning

Have you ever felt like autumn has arrived and your desk is covered with sticky notes like leaves falling from ...

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Google slides icon boards with the noun project icons ( thenounproject )

Google Slides icon boards combine low-prep simplicity with a brain-friendly verbal/visual mix. I’m a huge fan of infographics. They let students ...

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Using Google Slides to create Instagram stories in class (1)

You don't need the Instagram app to create the Instagram Stories experience. You just need Google Slides! Check out this ...

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Learning in motion: EASY stop-motion animation with Google Slides

Let students put what you're studying in MOTION. Animation is easy with stop motion Google Slides. (Icons via The Noun ...

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Get gamified with Google Slides

Games are a fun way to bring engagement and excitement into our lessons. Google Slides make it easy to bring them into your classroom.

Google Slides templates for Snapchat games in class

People all over the world are flocking to Snapchat to share photos and videos that reflect what's going on in ...

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QR Break In post title image

When we leverage the engagement that comes with game-based activities, powerful learning can occur. Add the fun and excitement of ...

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How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

Games can make class and professional development more fun! Here are the steps to create a Family Feud-style. (Family Feud ...

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Supercharge your Google Slides

Google Slides is an amazing tool to use in the classroom. But can Slides be even MORE powerful? Yes it can!

Using Google Slides live closed captions in the classroom

Google Slides now creates closed captions on the fly! Google Slides transcribes your speech live and displays it at the ...

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Find the tips, tricks and features of your favorite G Suite tools that you didn’t know existed! I had heard ...

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Google Slides add-ons give your presentations superpowers that they didn’t have before! Check out what’s available. Imagine, for a second, ...

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LOOKING FOR MORE PRACTICAL IDEAS LIKE THESE? GET 3 FREE EBOOKS FULL OF RESOURCES!

  • 101 Practical Ways to Ditch That Textbook, Matt's insanely practical guide full of new teaching ideas (updated spring 2018!)
  • 101 Ways to Ditch That Textbook with G Suite, tons of practical, creative ways to use Google tools in the classroom.
  • 50 Templates for Teachers, with templates you can copy and download to assign directly to students.
  • Google Slides Templates

    Finding the perfect activity for our class can be difficult because every class, and every student, is unique. Templates give us a starting point and allow us to create a lesson or activity that is just right for our class.

    Do you ever wish you could create your own templates? When you do …

    • You don’t spend time fishing for just the right thing.
    • The content is customized to what your students need.
    • You decide the order, the difficulty … everything!

    It may not be as hard — or as time-consuming — as you think.

    Even more Google Slides resources!

    Looking for even MORE Google Slides goodies? Check out our collection of videos and podcasts all about ... you guessed it ... Google Slides!

    Teamwork is a desirable job skill in today’s economy. When we let students collaborate, we prepare them for the future!

    Here’s how Google Slides can help. See several examples for using this in the classroom and learn four NINJA TRICKS! 

    Want to infuse a lesson in the classroom with student-created animation?  

    Google Slides is such an easy way to put your ideas into motion on the screen. In this video, you'll learn how to create your own animation INCLUDING the fun extra features you can add to it, how to present it AND how it can be used in the classroom. 

    Google Slides lets students collaborate and display ideas effectively.

    Matt Miller, explains how you can hack Google Slides to create animation, story books, video galleries, and more.

    Ready to take your tech skills -- and student learning -- to another level?

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