Energizing extensions: Two Google extensions, Confetti Cannon and Balloon Cannon, can create virtual celebrations when recognizing student or staff acehivements.
Sanitizing YouTube: Did you know that by adding a dash after the “T” in YouTube in a video link, you can eliminate ads and suggested videos that might not be appropriate for you class? You can then embed these videos in a Google slide presentation.
Digital introductions: To kick off a new school year, teachers can use Google forms to ask students a short series of get-to-know-you questions, and then place the answers into Google slides along with each student’s favorite song.
SlidesMania: This online tool has templates to create virtual yearbook-style presentations to look back on a school year’s worth of achievements.
Tall Tweets: This site allows uers to turn Google slides into looping GIF images.