Attend a Pear Deck webinar below
Submit a sample Pear Deck you made
Present at least 20 times (this is an all-time minimum)
GUIDELINES FOR CREATING YOUR PEAR DECK
The Pear Deck must be a contained lesson or unit (we recommend something that would be one of several partial-class segments)
The Deck should be 5-10 slides (please do not exceed 10 slides)
The Deck must contain at least 3 different question types
Include at least one formative assessment (indicate this in the speaker notes)
Include at least one open-ended question (indicate this in the speaker notes)
From webinars to custom professional development sessions, there are lots of ways to learn about Pear Deck and the Peardeck team of educators is here to help! Whether you’re an administrator or a classroom teacher, they have virtual and pre-recorded webinars that can help you get started.
1 hr | Weekly, Tuesdays & Wednesdays | Beginner
Learn how to create Decks using the Google Slides Add-on and Microsoft PowerPoint Online Add-in. We’ll cover how to use templates to add formative assessments, polls, and interactive activities. You’ll also see examples of best practices to help cultivate an engaging classroom with Pear Deck both in-person and in remote learning environments. Plus, we’ll save time for your questions!
ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR REMOTE LEARNING WITH PEAR DECK
1 hr | Daily | Beginner
Learn the basics of creating and presenting with Pear Deck, best practices for leading discussions and engaging students remotely, and how to use Pear Deck features to facilitate synchronous and asynchronous remote lessons. We’ll save the last 30 minutes for open Q&A to answer your individual questions.
STAYING CONNECTED TO STUDENTS WITH PEAR DECK
1 hr | Weekly, Mondays & Thursdays | Intermediate
Learn how to use and customize Pear Deck resources to stay connected to your students while you're apart during school closures.
We know you're working hard to continue delivering powerful instructional content. This session will focus on bridging the distance via non-instructional content - check in on your students health, learn more about how they're spending their days, or play a funny game.
We’ll share Pear Deck resources and make time for you to collaborate and share with other educators about what’s working and where you need help in staying connected.
TEACHING REMOTELY WITH STUDENT-PACED MODE
1 hr | Weekly, Tuesdays & Wednesdays | Everyone
Explore the expansive capabilities of Student-Paced Mode for remote learning. Be ready to join the lesson with your own Google account as a student, too! You will get a full understanding of the tools from the teacher and student perspective. By the end, you'll be ready to engage your students in your own powerful remote lessons. We’ll also be sure to save time for Q&A!
PEAR DECK FOR ADMINISTRATORS
1 hour | Weekly, Fridays | Superintendents, Principals, Assistant Principals, Library Media Specialists, and Tech Integration Coaches
Join us to learn more about the value Pear Deck brings to your classrooms. In this webinar, we'll cover Pear Deck for Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint, our proven tools that increase teacher efficacy, as well as the positive impact of Pear Deck on student engagement and learning