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Jamboard: Add a Background from Canva

Jamboard is an exciting tool to use with students. Make it even more exciting with a custom background designed in Canva.
Jamboard: Add a Background from Canva
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Alexes Terry of Twisted Teaching shares in this YouTube video how to create custom backgrounds for Jamboard using Canva.

Presentation Template

Use the Presentation Template that is 1920 by 1080 pixels. This gives you the right dimensions for Jamboard.

The presentation template in Canva has the perfect dimensions for a Jamboard background

Make a Background for Jamboard

Do you love using Jamboard with your students but tired of the boring backgrounds? Are you looking to add so spice to your Google Slides? In this video, Alexes Terry from @TwistedTeaching shows you have you can design fun and engaging backgrounds in Canva and transform your Jams and Google Slides presentations! As a bonus, Alexes also introduces her new What’s Happening JamBoard template designed to push students’ critical thinking skills and get them excited about connecting your content to their communities by telling you…What’s Happening! If you are enjoying the content created by TwistED Teaching, I invite you to become a TwistED Teaching Premium Member Today. You can access the What’s Happening Jambord template, tons of other ideas like adding a background to Jamboard, and culturally responsive and ready-to-go resources TODAY!

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Convert Your Google Jamboard Jams to FigJam

Google is discontinuing Jamboard. GOOD NEWS! It is super EASY to convert your files into FigJam. Sign up for a FREE educator account at figma.com/education. Go to figma.com to import your Jamboards Jams. Check out my converted files at figma.com/@alicekeeler.

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