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Day 2: Debrief and Discuss
This day began with a brief review to see what my students could remember about the basic elements of adding things in Google slides. After our debrief students were assigned to groups and given a Chromebook. I placed them into groups of 3 (mostly because at this point in the year we had only 8 Chromebooks and not 17). Once in their groups students logged into Google slides and opened their assignment to view their team picture. Some groups had their members present in the picture, while others had a picture that did not include anyone from that specific group.
**Quick sidebar: For this first assignment my district, and I were still working out the kinks of having students in elementary log on to use the Google apps. For this assignment they had to log in as me to have access. This is now remedied and they each have an email and have been connected to my Google Classroom!!!! Much better arrangement. If you have any questions about this, or ideas to help you implement Google Apps in your classroom please comment below.**
Day 3-4: Off to the Races
This was probably the most anticipated day for my students. This was the day the actual group work began and teams began building their Google slides. Let me just say......🙌 AMAZED! I stood in awe as they changed the background color, changed the font, added amazing clipart to give their slide a theme, etc. My students ROCKED it! I was proud that they problem solved and just plain out experimented with Google slides. Their projects turned out phenomenal!
(Here are just a few)
P.S. It was National Talk Like A Pirate Day Photos that were the focus of our Google Slides! 😀
Day 5: Presentation Day!
This was the day that teams got the chance to see their work on the "big screen." Each team came up and shared, loud and proud, their work and what they included! I was so impressed by all they did that I printed out their slides, mounted and laminated them, and am turning them into a class book!
Google Slides are now a staple in our room. The students love creating them, and I enjoy seeing all the ways knowledge and understanding are applied!