October In-service Half Day Training: Google Slides

Post date: Oct 27, 2015 8:09:23 PM

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:

Get started with Google Slides

- Creating

- Theme/background

- Transitions/animations

Create, edit, and customize slides

- Add, delete & organize slides

- Format text & more fonts

Insert shapes, images, and other objects

- Insert images, videos & objects

- Edit images

- Grouping

Tools and animations

- Revision history

Present or print slides

Publish and embed your presentation

- Publish to the web

Create and edit presentations on your mobile device

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)


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.


- 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


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