Jam Board

WHAT IS JAMBOARD?

We are always looking for different tools to make training interesting and interactive in the classroom, but especially more so, on Teams and/or Zoom. A Jamboard could be the answer!


A Jamboard is a digital whiteboard that lets you collaborate in real time using either the Jamboard device web browser or mobile app.


Put simply, it’s a giant whiteboard that allows you to work in real time with all your participants.

So what does it allow you to do?



1. Work together in real time

You can share a jam session with collaborators whether they are on a Jamboard device, mobile app or web browser.


People in up to 50 user sessions can work on a jam at once to.


            • Write and draw with the included stylus.

            • Search Google and insert images or webpages.

            • Drag and resize text and images with your fingers.

            • Sketch a box, star, cat, or dragon. Image recognition technology converts your sketch                   into a polished image.

Using Jamboard on a computer, you can use a web browser to:


            • Write and draw using a mouse or trackpad.

            • Search Google and insert images or webpages.

            • Drag and resize text and images.

            • Present your jam to a Google Meet video call.

            • Open your jam on a Jamboard device.


Using the Jamboard mobile app, you can


            • Write and draw using your touchscreen.

            • Drag and resize text and images with your fingers.

            • Open your jam on a Jamboard device.



2. Work with Google Drive

Using a Jamboard device, mobile app or web browser, you can also add Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides to a jam.


And since your jam files are automatically saved to Drive, You can view and edit your jams from anywhere with an internet connection. Your jam work saves automatically.

There is a great video on YouTube that shows you how to use one if you want to know more from teachers tech: 



About the Author

My passion is for learning, any age, anywhere, anytime. That is why I offer Interactive E-learning, Face to Face training, Microsoft Teams/Zoom training and consultancy services. Learning should be easy to organise, and more importantly fun!

The world is moving so fast these days, especially where technology is concerned, everything is mobile, what would we do without our mobile phones and tablets? Learning takes place every day, whether it’s from an article we read, an app we download or a conversation we have going about our everyday lives. We are always learning and developing.

Author: Maxine Clark


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