Last year I decided to take a chance and create a 1:1 classroom using Chromebooks. With the tips I learned at CVCUE in the Spring, my experiments with various edtech projects, and my Twitter PLN, I was eager and ready to dive into edtech. During those two w...
A Pear Deck is a presentation displayed on a projector and student Chromebooks simultaneously. Teachers build interactive slides as a component of their presentation that invite or require responses on individual devices, and then display visualizations of aggregate data on the teacher’s dashboard or projector in real-time. Teachers can also see the data on their device alone, and save the responses for later study or evaluation.
Teachers launch presentations on student screens with a single click, watch student answers come in, and engage the entire class in group discussions. Pear Deck blurs the line between instruction and assessment to promote active learning and data-driven instruction.