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October In-service Half Day Training: Google Slides

posted Oct 27, 2015, 1:09 PM by Landon B   [ updated Oct 28, 2015, 5:59 AM ]

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs was a great presenter. Many of his presentations included only images. He illustrates a new method in presentation design.

Copyright Issues - There are a number of good resources for finding images to use. Creative Commons search is one such resource. 

Finding Media - Google image filters and other resources
Finding Themes - Colourlovers is a good site for finding theme colors that work well together
Note & Point - Great presentation examples



Google Slides How To

We'll look at these features/options together:

- Creating
- Theme/background
- Transitions/animations

- Add, delete & organize slides
- Format text & more fonts

- Insert images, videos & objects
- Edit images
- Grouping

- Revision history

- Publish to the web

Collaboration & More - 10 Google Slides activities to add awesome to classes
iOS App - Here are two videos that guide you through using the iOS Google Slides app

Image Editing with Pixlr - One of my favorite web based image editors
- Web
- Apps (Android & iOS)

Try

Collaborate digitally with at least one other person in this session to create a presentation using Google Slides. The presentation should be about a destination.

Requirements:
- 7 Slides
- Media rich (images/videos)
- 1 Edited image
- Theme (color/design)
- Custom font
- Transition or animation

Publish and post your presentation to this Padlet